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Blarney Cottage
Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal

Date:1878
Type:Homestead
Status:Extant

(FARM DUNBAR ESTATE)

Fred (the son of a Byrne settler) and Sophia (Opie) McLeod built Blarney Cottage in 1878-1879. This delightful cottage is still in near perfect condition. A shed dates from the same period.

[Richardson Deidré, 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. p, 244.]

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.