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Boer War Blockhouse

Potgieter Street | Bill Taylor Park, Krugersdorp, South Africa
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A jewel of history

Being able to visit and view the blockhouse was a honor, Seeing where old war veterans was... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Aapman
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Krugersdorp, South Africa
Sadly left to rot away

The blockhouse stands on the side of a children's play park with plenty of trees and grass. It is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
peggydup
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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible12%
4 Mar 2018
“A jewel of history”
9 Aug 2017
“Sadly left to rot away”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Potgieter Street | Bill Taylor Park, Krugersdorp, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Being able to visit and view the blockhouse was a honor, Seeing where old war veterans was stationed was a real heartwarming experience

Thank Aapman
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The blockhouse stands on the side of a children's play park with plenty of trees and grass. It is closed up and one cannot see inside. The only thing one can do is take photos. Maybe it should have a story board put up for...More

Thank peggydup
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Part of our towns history but no info boards, closed to public and looks like it is used for something else. The same with Kilmarnock house in De Wet str which was the headquaters for the British army during the Anglo Boer war.

Thank Johan1035
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It would be great if we can get more value out of this space. A pity you can find out about the block house - the park is great for kids and families and a few amenities or additions can greatly improve the overall experience.

Thank j0766
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Blockhouse itself is just good for maybe 1 or 2 photos... and you can't go inside which is a bummer. But the park is really nice and clean... and it has some fitness area as well as kids play area. We took our toddler...More

Thank Brent G
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is in the park across the street from where I live - sadly it is cordoned off and there is absolutely no information board about this blockhouse - you can photograph it, but that's about it

Thank JanePia
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

not really heard of ,and not difficult to find but fenced and not accessible but well preserved and worth visiting

1  Thank travejhoper
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Reviewed 28 April 2015

I cycled past this block house yesterday. It is well preserved and is locked up so that it cannot be easily vandalised or squatted in. There are still a number of blockhouses from the Boer War period in the area and this is worth a...More

2  Thank JonathanSuch2013
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