Gird House (Ou Bakhuis)

Erf 1335 

Address

152 Dorp Street 

Date built

Late 18C 

Use

Offices, Shop 

Style

Georgian 

Architectual period

Georgian  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

IIIA 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1970) 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

12.08 

Description

Double storey house with moulded parapet, 3-bay on the upper floor and 5-bay on the ground floor. Mid-19th Century 12x12 sashes, 4x4 door and glazed door, both with sunrise fanlights. Brick stoep.
 

History

"During its recent restoration by Historical Homes of SA, a vistigial holbol gable was discovered encapsulated in the upper-storey brickwork, pointing to an earlier, single-storey state." (Fransen & Cook, p. 143) 

Alterations

 

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

154 Dorp St 

NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1970) 

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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