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The Barrack Street well: images of a Cape Town household in the nineteenth century

Hall, M, Halkett, D, Klose, J, Ritchie, G and Poggenpoel, C 1990, 'The Barrack Street well: images of a Cape Town household in the nineteenth century' , South African Archaeological Bulletin, 45 (152) , pp. 73-92.

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Abstract

This paper describes the results of excavation of well deposits from Barrack Street, Cape Town. The sequence starts with an assemblage dated to the late eighteenth century and continues, with a clear stratigraphy, until the late nineteenth century. Artefact assemblages reflect changes from a domestic to a commercial building, and from the period when the Cape was under the control of the Dutch East India Company through the establishment of the Cape as a British colony.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
Strategic Leadership Team
Journal or Publication Title: South African Archaeological Bulletin
Publisher: The South African Archaeological Society
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0038-1969
Depositing User: AL Sherwin
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2009 09:08
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:02
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2651

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