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Administrative Headquarters
Thaba Tshwane (Robert's Heights; Voortrekkerhoogte), Gauteng

Client:British Military
Type:Military structure
Style:Industrial Archaeology : Prefabricated Victorian

A symmetrical prefabricated wood-and-iron building, probably used as Administrative Headquarters when the British forces occupied the British cantonment of the then Robert's Heights immediately after the South African (Anglo-Boer) War, and served as such until 1933. In the 1930s it served as Headquarters to the South African Air Force. At a time thereafter it became the Headquarters of the Northern Transvaal Command in the renamed Voortrekkerhoogte.

Writings about this entry

Alberts, Paul. 1992. South African military buildings photographed : an historical heritage. Cape Town: The Gallery Press. pg 32, 33 ill