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City Hall, 57/59 High Street, Grahamstown

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Post date: 07/08/2012
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History: DESIGNED NY SIDNEY STENT. THE FOUNDATION STONE WAS LAID IN 1877 AND THE BUILDING OPENED IN 1882. THE BUILDER WAS J.W. ABBOT. SEE VAN DER RIET V1-3. SEE P.1 IN PILOT STUDY.
Visual Description: Fine stone tower with concrete dressings. Important city landmark. Facade also in stone. Overall style is early renaissance although there are Gothic touches in the buttresses to the tower. A unique building.
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Catalogue: Radford 1989 (a), No: I.07, Significance Category:

 
 

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