Laetitia

Erf 556 

Address

42 Alexander Street 

Date built

c1860 

Use

Dwelling 

Style

Georgian 

Architectual period

Victorian  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Contributing 

Suggested grading

IIIB 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National monument (1970) 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

December 2012 

Reference no.

18.05 

Description

"Double storey 5-bay parapetted house with double moulded cornice and corner pilasters. 15x15 sashes upstairs and 20x20 sashes to ground floor, all flat-arched. 2x2 door with small-pane flat-arched fanlight and plaster architrave. Brick stoep with end seats." 

History

"Part of the land owned by Marthinus Byleveld. This house probably built as a single storey Cape cottage by JC Heynecke, who bought the plot in 1791. Rebuilt as a double storey after the 1803 fire. Restored by Historical Homes of SA in 1968. (Oberholster)" 

Alterations

Restoration. The windows were replaced and the architrave copied from Leipoldt House during restoration by Historical Homes of SA. 

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

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Previous National monument (1970) 

Environment

part of a group 

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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