Leipolt House

Erf 9672 

Address

Rhenish Complex Off Market Street 

Date built

pre 1817 

Use

Offices 

Style

Cape Dutch 

Architectual period

Cape Dutch  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Outstanding 

Suggested grading

II 

Present NHRA protection

 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

14.15 

Description

"Thatched 3-bay rectangular house with straight-sided neo-classical gable with 4x4 sash and holbol end gables. The woodwork is varnished: Fine 6x6 Georgian sashes with internal shutters and a 2x2 door with arched top panels and a sunrise fanlight, set in a moulded architrave with fluted pilasters. Brick stoep with end seat on the left. Parapetted section on the right with French doors with separate louvred shutters to the fanlights.  

History

 

Alterations

Part of restoration of Rhenish complex by Revel Fox and partners with Henry Villet for Cape Provincial Administration. The gable was reconstructed from an Elliot photograph. 

Social History

Elliot 


Significance in terms of NHRA

 
Very
Significant
Significant
Some
Significance
No
Significance
Not
Assessed
Historical
 
 
 
 
 
Rarity
 
 
 
 
 
Aesthetical
 
 
 
 
 
Technological
 
 
 
 
 
Cultural
 
 
 
 
 
Social History
 
 
 
 
 
Slave History
 
 
 
 
 

Circa

1800 - 1824 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

 

Environment

As pat of complex 

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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