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8 Cross Street, Grahamstown

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Post date: 07/08/2012
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History: These Settler cottages were erected by artisans during the eighteen-twenties on land granted to them by the Government on the understanding that a house of burnt brick or stone be erected within 18 months. Most of the properties were, however, only transferred to their owners in 1827.The cottages form a unique historical and architectural complex which is closely associated with the British Settlers of 1820.
Visual Description: SINGLE STOREY, DOUBLE PILE 3 BAY SYMMETRICAL PLAN. CORRUGATED IRON FLAT ROOF. WALLS BRICK PLASTERED - PARAPET AND CORNICE. STOEP OF STONE. ORIGINAL DOOR AND SMALL PANE SASH WINDOWS. ON STREET AND PART OF GROUP.
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Catalogue: Radford 1989 (b), No: T.46, Significance Category:

 
 

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