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Old Girls' Public School, Church Street, Beaufort West

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Post date: 07/08/2012
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History: Building opened 10 October 1879 but the Girls' Public School opened 15 July 1891. An east wing for the nursery school was added in 1897 and opened in 1899.
It is a fine example of Victorian public architecture and a building of considerable importance in Beaufort West.
Visual Description: Double storey stone building. Main facade comprises triangular main gable with Palladian windows below; pair of split rectangular gables over other windows. Split semi-circular over side (paired) windows. Louvered lantern roof ventilator.
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Condition: Fair
Construction Date: 1879,1897
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Catalogue: Beaufort West, No: 21.01B, Significance Category:

 
 

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