Huis Theron

Erf 1817 

Address

14 Van Riebeeck Street cnr Neethling Street 

Date built

c1900 

Use

Guest House 

Style

Late Victorian 

Architectual period

Victorian  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

II 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National monument (1982) 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

26.31 

Description

"Elaborate asymmetrical house of rubbed and tuck-pointed brick. Corrugated iron roof and tall chimneys, with projecting gables over bay windows on the corner and at each end. Gables have half-timbered decoration and plaster string course. Raised wrap-around bullnose verandah with cast iron columns, spandrel brackets, frieze and drop finials. 6-panel door with etched glass side and fanlights; 2x2 sashes with louvred shutters and plaster surrounds. Horizontal plaster bands between windows.Double-hoop iron fence with tuck-pointed facebrick pillars. Outbuilding behind the house converted to accommodation." 

History

 

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

1875 - 1899 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

1816; 1815 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Previous National monument (1982) 

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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