Built: 1746 - 1747
Info: The residence and courthouse of the landrost. This thatched Cape Dutch building was initially T-shaped and faced downhill, over its extensive gardens towards the .....
Where: 2 Drostdy Street
Info: The gaol was built shortly after the Drostdy and was originally a simple, long building with lean-to cells at the rear. By 1790 the gaol was enlarged and again in 1813.....
Where: 22 Swellengrebel Street
Info: It was a three-roomed cottage existed from about 1757 and that it was altered in about 1769. This building is now the Drostdy Restaurant .....
Where: 28 Swellengrebel Street
Info: The ground on which Mayville is situated was originally part of the Drostdy property before it was sold to the Cape government in 1846......
Where: 5 Hermanus Steyn Street
Info: This late nineteenth century dwelling, with its predominantly Victorian features, is now owned by a local Potter....
Where: 8 Hermanus Steyn Street
Info: This house is a Georgian double-storeyed building with handsome cornices and stepped parapet.
Where: 18 Swellengrebel Street
Info: This double-storeyed house was built in the Cape Georgian style & victorianised in the late-nineteenth century by the addition of a cast-iron verandah.
Where: 1 Swellengrebel Street
Old Boy's High School
Info: This H-shaped house is situated was buildt by Jacobus Wessel van Dijk in 1825. He was a well-known wainwrights of Swellendam.
Where: 147 Voortrek Street
Buffeljags Sugar Bridge
Info: It is said that molasses was used as binding agent for the Gypsum Bedding + Grouting of the Stonework Cladding - hence the nickname of “Sugar Bridge”.
Suurbraak Mission Church
Info: Before Suurbraak was established as a mission station in 1809, it was occupied by the indigenous Attaqua people who called the settlement "Xairu".....
Info: Thomas Bain built a stone bridge over the Gats River when constructing Tradouw Pass. It was washed away in 1875 and replaced with a teak bridge....
Where: Tradouw Pass
Info: Before the church was built, the dominee used to ride by horseback from Swellendam to deliver his services in a farm outhouse....
Where: Bain Street, Barrydale
Info: The Dutch Reformed Church was built in 1856 and is still in use today. Reverend Keet became the teacher in Malagas in 1855 and it was under his guidance that....
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