Notes on the Geography of Zimbabwe: Great Zimbabwe: Photo 42
So for a while did Sheppard's, now demolished but leaving behind this Great Zimbabwean staircase. Sheppard came from the English town of Grimsby, joined the South African Police in 1904, then came to Fort Victoria (Masvingo) to work in the Victoria Hotel. Early in the 1930s Sheppard built his own hotel near the ruins and on a site appropriately still called Sheppard's Plot. He died in 1952 of blackwater fever, a virulent malaria. The hotel site adjoins a newer property, the Lodge at the Ancient City, whose bungalows mimic a Shona village.
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