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From Berea to Xai Xai – the Braamfontein Spruit

The journey of the Braamfontein Spruit Source of the Braamfontein Spruit in what is now Barnato School I recently visited the Barnato High School in Berea to do some scoping for a possible heritage report and was fascinated to discover that the Braamfontien Spruit rises in the grounds of this school. Apparently when Barnato built […]

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Heritage tours run by Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust

The Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust runs tours to interesting places which are very varied on their offerings.  Many of these tours provide access to places that one cannot always get to independently.  Sadly however,  the guiding  style and information provided can be a little superficial and descriptive, with in-depth information often tantalizingly lacking. But enjoy the outings.  […]

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