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Towerwater Report

This land tenure, architectural history and conservation record of the property erf 608, Bonnievale, Western Cape, located at 25 Church Street, Bonnievale, is written with the particular intention of ensuring a historical record and the ongoing conservation of a materially modest but valuable fragment of our cultural heritage. By Thys Hattingh and Keith Loynes PRINTED […]

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Report on the farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld: Nigel Amschwand

Report on the farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld: Nigel Amschwand

    The farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld. When Maureen Archer interviewed Johannes Paulus Kotze during the VASSA survey of Klipperivier/Willemsrivier, he mentioned other vierkantplaase including the farm Grasberg (Avontuur). The farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld, is sandwiched between Klipperivier/Willemsrivier and Bokkefontein to the north. Distinguished mainly for the beautiful two-storey flat-roofed […]

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Report – The farm Klipperivier, also known as Willemsrivier, in the Onder-Bokkeveld

The Historical Survey Group, a pretentious name for the loose grouping of interested individuals otherwise known as the “Bokkeveld Bunch”, initially set out to survey five farmsteads in the area known as the Onder-Bokkeveld that surrounds the present day town of Nieuwoudtville. These were: Bokkefontein, Groenrivier, Klipperivier, Matjesfontein and Papkuilsfontein. The surveys were carried out […]

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