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Address: Grahamstown, South Africa
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There is a highly ornate street facade to this church, yet the other 3 exterior walls remain unadorned, but the exposed stone work is beautiful. What immediately struck me on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2016
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

There is a highly ornate street facade to this church, yet the other 3 exterior walls remain unadorned, but the exposed stone work is beautiful. What immediately struck me on entering the church is that the original family pews have been retained, each with its own separate gate! So every family had their own designated place to sit - no... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Very interesting looking building from outside. (We didn't go inside to take a look because it was closed). But well worth the visit and photo taking opportunity...

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

The foundation stone for this church was laid in 1845 and the original pew boxes are still in use. The benches in the gallery were very interesting with names of boys from Kingswood College carved into them over more than a hundred years. In 1878 an officer was appointed by the church to control them but still the tradition continues.... More 

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