Category:Old Church Museum, Tulbagh

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English: Old Church Museum, Tulbagh. It had a plan in the shape of a Greek cross, as was traditional for the earliest Cape churches (except Drakenstein and the first one in Stellenbosch). This was an appropriate adaptation of the wing-construction of the Cape farmsteads to the centralized Pr Just beyond the picturesque Tulbagh Kloof the road veers left and crosses the line at the railway station. Here one enters the Tulbagh basin, formerly called the Land of Waveren. It is an area rich with history—a history best exemplified by the old church Type of site: Church, Museum Previous use: Church. Current use: Museum. This building is the oldest church building in the Cape still standing more or less in its original form.