King's Court on Church Street

This is possibly the best remaining Edwardian gentlmans residence in the Northern Suburbs and has been subjected to restoration of high quality by Dr Kings Court Durbanvilleand Mrs Smook and was declared a National Monument on 12 May 1989. The first owner was Mr King, the following Andrew Murray.

The building dates back to c1905, is a doubl-story and has an iron roof and two projection gabled wings with bargeboard ornamentation and finials. The walls have plaster quoins and window surrounds. There is a double-story verandah and two sides with cast-iron columns, brackets and railings. The windows are Victorian sashes. There are four fireplaces of which two have marble surrounds and two have wooden. Viewing of the interior of Kings Court is strictly by appointment.

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