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Montagu, Western Cape

William Patrick Henry BLACK: Architect
Martin ADAMS: Architect

Client:David BD Smith
Street:42a and 44 Bath street


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33°47'13.48" S 20°07'15.09" E Alt: 225m

Late Victorian Bank and Bank managers house with neo-Cape Dutch details. The building became a National Monument in 1993 and is now a Provincial Heritage site.

Books that reference ABCD Bank

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 417
Radford, D. 1979. The architecture of the Western Cape, 1838-1901. A study of the impact of Victorian aesthetics and technology on South African architecture. Johannesburg: Unpublished Ph.D thesis. Dept of Arch. University of the Witwatersrand. pg 231