The Old Conservatorium

Erf 1819 

Address

Van Riebeeck Street 

Date built

1905 (gable) 

Use

Offices 

Style

Neo-Classical 

Architectual period

Edwardian  

Type of building

Educational 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

II 

Present NHRA protection

Previous "National monument (facade only, 1979)" 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

25.11 

Description

Double storey 3-bay building with mansard roof and corner pilasters. Projecting porch with arches and balusters. 2x2 door with arched fanlight; arched timber windows with plaster surrounds.Circular fountain with statue in circular drive. Fine boundary wall with capped posts. 

History

"Erected in 1905 to house SA's first higher school of music, which has since 1934 been part of the University of Stellenbosch." 

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

1900 - 1909 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Previous "National monument (facade only, 1979)" 

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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