Thaba 'Nchu Villas

Erf 1405 

Address

5 Rattray Street 

Date built

1890 

Use

Dwelling 

Style

Late Victorian 

Architectual period

Late Victorian  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Outstanding 

Suggested grading

II 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National monument (1984) 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

26.26 

Description

"Semi-detached house with corrugated iron roof and projecting covered gable with square bay window extended up to eaves, louvred oval loft vent with plaster surround and decorative timber barge trim. Triangular dormer in front roof with decorative barge trim and plastered columns with scrolls on either side of timber double casements. Decorative plasterwork under eaves reperesenting half-timbering. Rusticated facetted quoins. Bullnose wrap-around verandah on cast iron columns and brackets with timber-framed cast iron frieze. Bay window has 2x2 sash flanked by 1x1 sashes, with vermiculated plaster decoration between and decorative plaster panels below. Front elevation has 2x2 sash flanked by attached 1x1 sashes and door.Garden wall with capped posts and cast iron railings and gate." 

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

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Previous National monument (1984) 

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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