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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Second
Beaufort West, Western Cape

James BISSET: Architect
James MADEN: Project Architect
Charles AS FREEMAN: Contractor
Johannes Egbertus VIXSEBOXSE: Architect tower 1919

Date:1892 : 1919
Type:Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Church


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32°20'59.93" S 22°34'59.21" E Alt: 855m

(SALQB Dec 1967:57)

Hoevers (2005:7) ascribes the design to BISSET as does Fransen (2004:549) with FREEMAN as builder. Menache (2010:83) ascribes the design to FREEMAN. Roodt (1987:145) writes that JE VIXSEBOXSE was responsible for dismantling and re-erection of the tower in 1919.

These notes were last edited on 2020 04 14

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

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 549
Hoevers, Jan. 2005. Van Kerke en Dorpe. Historiese vertellinge oor die oudste kerke en dorpe in Suid-Afrika. Centurion: Publiself Uitgewers. pg 7
Kesting, DP. 1978. Afrikaans Protestantse kerkbou : erfenis en uitdaging. Port Elizabeth: Unpublished PhD. pg 782
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pg 49
Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2012. A Platteland Pilgrimage : 102 country churches of South Africa . South Africa: Booktown Richmond Press. pg 90
Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2010. 101 Country Churches of South Africa. South Africa: Booktown Richmond Press. pg 83
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 Johannesburg: Unpublished Ph.D thesis.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 115
Roodt, Leon. 1987. The Architecture of the Orange Free State Republic 1854-1902. Bloemfontein: Unpublished Ph.D. pg 145