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Dutch Reformed Church (Grotekerk), Graaff-Reinet, South Africa

 

This stunning Dutch Reformed Church is in the Eastern Cape Province city of Graaff-Reinet. On the 12th April 1886 the foundation stone was laid for the fourth and existing church which is Gothic Revival.

It is based on the lines of Salisbury Cathedral in England with the inaugural sermon delivered on the 11th September 1887.

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The stone for this church was obtained locally. The church can seat up to 1,250 people and has a steeple of 45.72 metres. It also boasts a chimney, an unusual feature for a church. The church is one of the historic landmarks in Graaff Reinet.

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