Erf No 580

Erf 580 

Address

25 Herte Street 

Date built

c1840 

Use

Dwelling 

Style

Cape Vernacular 

Architectual period

Cape Vernacular  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

IIIA 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1979).  

Zoning

 

Date of survey

December 2012 

Reference no.

16.11 

Description

"A row of six cottages, previously thatched, now with continuous corrugated iron roof. Each house has a half-height, straight-sided pedimented gable with 8x8 sash. 4- and 6-panelled doors with single pane fanlights; 6x6 Victorian sashes with internal shutters. Brick stoeps." 

History

Built to house freed slaves after 1834 

Alterations

"Victorian woodwork and iron roof. Fransen & Cook mention a verandah, now removed. The asbestos cement gutters are inappropriate." 

Social History

 


Significance in terms of NHRA

 
Very
Significant
Significant
Some
Significance
No
Significance
Not
Assessed
Historical
 
 
 
 
 
Rarity
 
 
 
 
 
Aesthetical
 
 
 
 
 
Technological
 
 
 
 
 
Cultural
 
 
 
 
 
Social History
 
 
 
 
 
Slave History
 
 
 
 
 

Circa

1825 - 1849 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

27; 29; 31; 35 Herte St 

NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1979).  

Environment

 

Sect 27.2 Is the building/site a Provinical Heritage Site?
 
Sect 27.3 Is the building/site a Previous National Monument?
 
Sect 28 Will any dev affect the prot or views of or from a Gr 1 or Gr 2 site?
 
Sect 34 Is the building/structure older than 60 years?
 
Sect 35 Is the site a declared archeological/palaeontological site?
 
Sect 36 Does the site contain any graves or is it a burial ground?
 
Sect 37 Does the site contain any public monuments or memorials?
 


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