This is one of the oldest buildings in KwaZulu Natal north of the Tugela River and dates back to 1856. It was the first house of Swart Dirk Uys who was the first Commandant of Utrecht, appointed by the Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek in November 1855, four years before the District was incorporated into the Transvaal. This appointment almost led to Civil War in 1858. The façade of the building is the work of Senator Jacobus Johannes Uys, son of Wessel Hendrik Uys who was the first member of for Utrecht of the Executive Council of the Transvaal, elected as such in 1859. It is a National Monument.Total Views: 2761 Daily Views: 0
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This building was erected in 1899 but is not an historical monument. The interior of this church is still a gem.
This house is a national monuments and is considered to be amongst the finest examples of Natal residential architecture in rural KwaZulu Natal.
Once the home of the Dutch Reformed Church Pastor Rev. Neethling now houses the Utrecht Museum. Emergency numbers are 067 110 3152 / 081 816 2861.
This magnificent old building was erected during the ministry of Rev. H. L. Neethling the first moderator of the “Nederdutsche Hervormede of Gereformeerde Kerk” of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (Transvaal). The foundation stone was laid by Gen. Piet Joubert, Commandant General…