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Notes on the Geography of South Africa: Swellendam 1: Houses: Photo 5

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Although the British took charge of the then-Cape Colony in 1814, and although many settlers were British, Cape Dutch remained the dominant architectural style, here with an end gable in the distinctive holbol style. The term refers to the alternation of convex and concave curves. The roof was originally thatched, then converted to iron, then, perhaps in connection with the conversion to a B&B, back to thatch.

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