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Town Hall
Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

Robert WALKER: Architect
COOK and RALSTON: Architect

Date:1893 : 1917
Type:Town Hall


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28°33'34.42" S 29°46'48.48" E Alt: 1011m

The Town Hall was designed in 1893 by Robert WALKER, the (Ladysmith survey 1993)says he worked with SINGLETON. In 1917 interesting internal alterations were carried out by COOK & RALSTON. The hall was rebuilt at the rear and a pleasant entrance atrium took its place. (Kearney 1973:54)

(Jnl ATA Jun 1917:74, 80 ill)

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Writings about this entry

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 168
Hillebrand, Melanie. 1975. Aspects of architecture in Natal, 1880 1914. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished MA. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pg 88
Kearney, Brian. 1973. Architecture in Natal from 1824 1893. Cape Town: Balkema. pg 54, 212 ill, 213 ill