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Natural History Wing, Kaffrarian Museum, Albert Road, King William's Town

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Anonymous
Post date: 07/08/2012
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Visual Description: ELONGATED PLAN BELOW RIDGED AND PARAPET GABLED ROOF WITH ORNATE ENTRANCE GABLE ON SIDE OF THE BUILDING. TIMBER DOUBLE DOORS FROM THE ENTRANCE AND IS DECORATED WITH PLASTER MOULDING SURROUNDS. FENESTRATION MAKES USE OF LARGE 12 PANE ARCHED WINDOWS WITH ORNATE VENTILATORS BETWEEN THE WINDOWS. THE WHOLE FACADE IS TREATED WITH HORISONTAL PLASTER RENDERING. BUILDING STANDS ON A STONE PLINTH AND ONE OF THE GABLE ENDS ABUTTS AGAINST THE BUILDING NEXT TO IT. THERE ARE 3 METAL VENTILATORS ON THE ROOF.
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Condition: EXCELLENT
Construction Date: 1898
Materials: CORRUGATED IRON ROOF ON PLASTERED BRICK WALLS
Catalogue: Frescura, 1987 (a), No: 007, Significance Category:

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HIGH LANDMARK VALUE. PART OF HISTORICAL CENTRE OF THE TOWN. RELICS IN FRONT GARDEN
 
 

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