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Oak Avenue Potchefstroom Item:  27304
   
 
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North West-Provincial Heritage Site-National monument|Oak Avenue Potchefstroom|27304|Site
   
Site/Object Name Oak Avenue, Potchefstroom
File Ref 9/2/256/0014
Province North West
Magisterial District Potchefstroom
NHRA Status Provincial Heritage Site
Gazette Number 5509
Gazette Date 1977-04-15 00:00:00
Gazette Description (Short) The historic oak avenue at Potchefstroom
Gazette Description (Long) No. 601 15 April 1977 DECLARATION OF A NATIONAL MONUMENT By virtue of the powers vested in me by section 10 (1) of the National Monuments Act, 1969 (Act 28 of 1969), I, Pieter Gerhardus Jacobus Koornhof, Minister of National Education, hereby declare the historic oak avenue at Potchefstroom to be a national monument. Description The historic oak avenue, approximately 6,84 kilometres in length, situate on a piece of land known as the Town and Townlands of Potchefstroom, situate in the District of Potchefstroom, which is described as follows: (1) From the entrance to the Dam Recreation Resort in a southerly direction via Calderbank Lane, Tom Street and Van Riebeeck Street to the corner of Van Riebeeck and Retief Streets; (2) from the corner of Van Riebeeck and Retief Street in a westerly direction via Retief Street to the corner of Retief and Kruger Streets; (3) from the corner of Retief and Kruger Streets in a southerly direction via Kruger Street to the corner of Kruger and Wolmarans Streets; (4) from the corner of Kruger and Wolmarans Streets in a westerly direction via Wolmarans Street to the corner of Wolmarans and Kock Streets; (5) from the corner of Wolmarans and Kock Streets in a southerly direction via Kock Street to the corner of Kock and Botha Streets; (6) from the corner of Kock and Botha Streets in a westerly direction via Botha Street to the entrance to the Agricultural Research Institute. Certificate of Registered Title 2345/1906, dated 21 March 1906. Historical and aesthetic importance This oak avenue was planted in about 1910 and lends to the streets along which it is situated both dignity and aesthetic charater.
Deeds Number 2345/1906
Current Use
Description
Significance This oak avenue was planted in about 1910 and lends to the streets along which it is situated both dignity and aesthetic charater.
Chapter Type Natural

 
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