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Municipal offices, Erf 81, Voortrekker Street, McGregor

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Post date: 07/08/2012
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History: The Municipal Offices are situated in the centre of McGregor and consists of a gabled house and a Georgian annex, both of which date from about 1870.
The gabled house is a representative example of the last flickering of the Cape Dutch architectural style. The Georgian annex is a double-storeyed building. These buildings together form an interesting unit and an important architectural element of the historic centre of McGregor.
Visual Description: Two buildings, attatched. The left is single storey under thatch, central gable dated 1876. Straight end parapets, central front double door with fanlight, new 3 x 2 sashes with half shutters. 2 new single solid doors with fanlights. Quarry tile cills to
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Condition: Good
Construction Date: 1870
Materials: Plastered brick under thatch/corrugated iron.
Catalogue: McGregor, 1997, No: 18.01A, Significance Category:

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Bibliography archive: 'A Survey of buildings in McGregor', National Monuments Council, 1986. 039: f & c, 21.052, p 328
 
 

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