Drawing of the development of Cape gables, depicting detail of the florid type, Stellenbosch (Meerlust 1776, Spier 1778 and Nooitgedacht 1774), the triangular pediment type, Drakenstein (Hoop of Constantia, old Parsonage (Paarl) late 18th century and Rhone 1795), the rounded pediment type, Cape Peninsula (Groot Constantia Jonker's House 1791 and Stellenberg late 18th century) and the simple types (Stellenberg and Noordhoek stepped gable).

Drawing of the development of Cape gables, depicting detail of the florid type, Stellenbosch (Meerlust 1776, Spier 1778 and Nooitgedacht 1774), the triangular pediment type, Drakenstein (Hoop of Constantia, old Parsonage (Paarl) late 18th century and Rhone 1795), the rounded pediment type, Cape Peninsula (Groot Constantia Jonker's House 1791 and Stellenberg late 18th century) and the simple types (Stellenberg and Noordhoek stepped gable).

Groot Constantia is a wine estate open to the public. The house is Cape Dutch style architecture and is nestled amongst the prolific vineyards.

Groot Constantia is a wine estate open to the public. The house is Cape Dutch style architecture and is nestled amongst the prolific vineyards.

Cape Dutch Houses fabric - Design Kist$51

Cape Dutch Houses fabric - Design Kist$51

Amsterdam Canal House with Neck Gable Stamp/ Template.  Amsterdams Grachtenpand met Halsgevel Stempel/ Sjabloon.

Amsterdam Canal House with Neck Gable Stamp/ Template. Amsterdams Grachtenpand met Halsgevel Stempel/ Sjabloon.

Typical building style of a fisherman's house in Paternoster South Africa

Typical building style of a fisherman's house in Paternoster South Africa

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