Squires Building

Simon's Town Historical Society

Squires Building

Cape Town, Simon's Town, Western Cape 7995, South Africa

Created By: Simon's Town Historical Society


In 1823 William Anderson was granted freehold by Charles H Somerset . Later ceded and transferred to his widow Leah Anderson. In 1873 George Ryall Budge bought the property and in 1903 sold it to EA Squire who demolished the existing buildings and using his own construction company Barraball & Squires built ‘Squires Building’. In 1939 bequeathed from the estate late EA Squire to Richard Squire. Now owned by the Hoosen family. On the south wall one can see an early example of a Victorian post box.


This point of interest is part of the tour: Simon's Town Historical Society


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