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Diocesan College, Brooke Chapel (Brooke Memorial Library)
Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape

Edward Baldwin John KNOX: Architect 1880
BICKETT and MATTHEWS: Contractor 1880

Date:1880 : 1927 : 1985

Brooke Library

The building was a chapel converted into a Library in 1927. In 1985 the Library was converted back into a Chapel which today is known as the Brooke Chapel as it was initially in 1880 when it was constructed.

Books that reference Diocesan College, Brooke Chapel (Brooke Memorial Library)

Hawthorn, Peter & Bristow, Barry. 1993. Historic Schools of South Africa : an ethos of excellence. Cape Town: Pachyderm Press. pg 38 ill
McIntyre, Donald G. 1950. The Diocesan College, Rondebosch, South Africa: a century at Bishop's. Cape Town: Juta. pg 23
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 Johannesburg: Unpublished Ph.D thesis.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 122