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7 - 15 MARKET STREET DE EIKEN
VAN DER BIJL-HUIS 25 - 35 HERTE STREET
CAMIDO
 

7 - 15 MARKET STREET

7-15 Market Street

These picturesque double-storey semi-detached dwellings replaced the modest pre-1817 thatched cottage of the Rev. Knab.

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DE EIKEN

27 Market Street

This house from ca.1835 was adapted from a smaller pre-1817 building. Note the older "funnel" gable incorporated into the later gable. It used to be the home of Carl Otto Hager, the architect of the Ou Hoofgebou, Moederkerk and First Lutheran Church, and which he inherited from his mother.
 

VAN DER BIJL-HUIS

37 Market Street

This is the most imposing house in Market Street, forming the western focus across the triangular Tannery Square. It is a double-storey flat roof, initially built with brickwork and plaster, similar to Grosvenor House. The front rooms contain murals that date from between 1787 and 1803, and again indicate that the interiors of Cape-Dutch buildings were much more colourful than once believed. Jacob Binderís tannery, "bastmolen", must have been situated somewhere on this property, which - together with his house - were destroyed by the fire of 1803.
 

25 - 35 HERTE STREET

25-35 Herte Street

Initially thatched, these semi-detached houses were erected ca. 1840 for slaves freed in 1838.
 

CAMIDO

8 Herte Street

This early twentieth century dwelling has a garden typical of the late nineteenth century. It now functions as a music centre.

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