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St Saviour's Chapel, Prynnsberg Estate
Clocolan district, Free State

Date:1898
Client:Sir Charles Newberry
Type:Anglican Church
Style:Neo-Gothic
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
28°54'03.39" S 27°38'27.46" E Alt: 1664m

This is private family chapel on private property, as part of the Prynnsberg Estate, built by an early settler to the area, Sir Charles Newberry. A small chapel of rough-hewn local sandstone ashlar with smooth dressed reveals, and features. The Apse is roofed in a timber fan-array of exposed trusses. Depictions of Newberry's four daughters as angels flank the central stained-glass window of the apse. The church has an English Hillier pipe organ.


Books that reference St Saviour's Chapel, Prynnsberg Estate

Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2015. Church tourism in South Africa : a travel odyssey. South Africa: Self-published by Philippe Menache and Darryl Earl David. pg 42-43