Bletterman House

Erf 1270 

Address

77 Van Riebeeck Street cnr Drostdy Street 

Date built

1789 or just before 

Use

Museum 

Style

Cape Dutch 

Architectual period

 

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Outstanding 

Suggested grading

IIIA 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1992) 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

10.09 

Description

"H-shaped house with Baroque/Rococo front gable and simple holbol end gables. Front gable has heavy edge mouldings and shell capping, plaster decorations above the 15x15 casement and string course below. Bo-en-onder-deur with 20-pane fanlight flanked by half-sashes; 30x24 sashes with solid half-shutters. Brick stoep. Court between wings of H filled in: casement with solid shutters.Capped boudary wall on Drostdy St" 

History

 

Alterations

`Restoration c1990 by Dirk Visser; gather good reconstruction (Paarl Diamant)' 

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

1750 - 1799 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1992) 

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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