Hofmeyr Hall (Christelike Jongelingen Vereeniging)

Erf 1302 

Address

37 Church Street and 172 Dorp Street 

Date built

"c1900; gable dated 1874, reflecting founding of CJV" 

Use

Hall 

Style

Classical Revival 

Architectual period

Victorian  

Type of building

Hall 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

II 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1979) 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

December 2012 

Reference no.

11.05 

Description

"Hall with corrugated iron roof behind dentillled pediment with Classical scene in relief moulding. Recessed porch with Ionic columns. Facade rusticated. Arched windows with coloured glass; panelled door with semi-circular fanlight. Dorp St facade has pedimented gable, pilasters, quoins and moulded surrounds to arched windows and doors." 

History

"The Christelike Jongelingen Vereeniging was founded in 1875 by Prof NJ Hofmeyr, one of the first two professors at the Theological Seminary. The builder of the hall was JL Hoffman. (Meiring & van Huyssteen)" 

Alterations

"Interior substantially remodelled in 2008, including addition to west side." 

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

1910 - 1919 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

1301; 1292; 1311; 1305; 1309 

Linked address

39 Church St and 174 Dorp St 

NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1979) 

Environment

Building set back in garden with fine wrought iron fence and gates in both streets. 

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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