Library

Erf 1966 

Address

Plein Street 

Date built

1956 

Use

Public Library 

Style

Neo Georgian 

Architectual period

Post Modern  

Type of building

Civic 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

IIIB 

Present NHRA protection

Unassessed no. 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

24.03 

Description

"Double storey parapeted 5-bay building with varnished joinery: small-pane double casements to first floor, small-pane pivoting sashes with solid half-shutters to ground floor. Central bay projects slightly, with florid plaster surround to first floor window, double doors with ornate fanlight and timber achitrave.Front garden with roses. Right of the main building and projecting forward is a high wall with pilasters, pediment and moulded crest above an arched door with strap hinges and moulded surround." 

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

post 1950 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Unassessed no. 

Environment

Mill stream on front boundary. 

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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