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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
Upington, Northern Cape

HESSE and HESSE (FW and F): Architect

Date:1912
Type:Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Church
Style:Neo-Gothic : Tectonic ZA Wilhelmiens
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
28°27'14.62" S 21°15'00.49" E Alt: 805m

See also the neighbouring Kerksaal - Church Hall.

The South African government’s decision to actively support Britain in the war against Germany led to much dissatisfaction within the white Afrikaans-speaking community. By the second week of October 1914, open rebellion erupted in certain areas. The photographs on the right were taken during this rebellion. (International Encyclopedia of the First World War, accessed 2020 03 05)

These notes were last edited on 2020 03 05


Writings about this entry

Hoevers, Jan. 2005. Van Kerke en Dorpe. Historiese vertellinge oor die oudste kerke en dorpe in Suid-Afrika. Centurion: Publiself Uitgewers. pg 133
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pg 136
Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2010. 101 Country Churches of South Africa. South Africa: Booktown Richmond Press. pg 71
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 107