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46-48 High Street, Grahamstown

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Post date: 07/08/2012
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History: These two buildings form an integral part of a unique row of semi-detached double-storeyed shops whose façades feature a combination of Free Renaissance, neo-Classical and Georgian styles, blending to form a harmonious architectural feature in High Street, which contains a unique collection of late-nineteenth century residential and commercial buildings.
Visual Description: Mid Victorian palazzo facade. Simple parapet to cornice. Hood moulds to first floor windows. Later shopfronts and verandah of C1950.
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Catalogue: Radford 1989 (a), No: E.14, Significance Category:

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FACADE FROM C1860. ORIGINALLY FIVE WINDOWS. LEFT HAND REMOVED C1906? SEE VAN DER RIET V1-4&5. SEE C6 IN PILOT STUDY. Bibliography archive:
 
 

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