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Old Timber Shed

Meeding Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Historical ruins in need of some TLC

The ruins of the old wood shed are in desperate need of some attention. It would be amazing to have... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
DavidHFox
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Knysna, South Africa
Wonderful find

We discovered this historic gem whilst geo caching in Plettenberg for the weekend. How wonderful... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
VanRowe1960
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Sedgefield, South Africa
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“stone walls” (2 reviews)
“monument” (2 reviews)
“vagrants” (2 reviews)
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Meeding Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

The ruins of the old wood shed are in desperate need of some attention. It would be amazing to have a fence erected and an info board put up. Still well worth a visit as it ties into the history of Plettenberg Bay.

1  Thank DavidHFox
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We discovered this historic gem whilst geo caching in Plettenberg for the weekend. How wonderful to find such an historic building in the middle of the village. The nicest thing was so find that the site had not been vandalised or used by vagrants. The...More

1  Thank VanRowe1960
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

In most countries this would be a well looked after and cherished monument to the past. Sadly it looks fairly neglected despite its unique contribution to establishing commerce and therefore prosperity in Plett. Pletts oldest building I understand and well worth looking up its history....More

Thank TimKee
Reviewed 21 December 2015

The remains of these buildings are close to the Lookout Deck and Equinox Restaurants and at the moment there is little to see apart from old stone walls. However, I understand there is a programme planned to restore Plett's old monuments so hopefully more will...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Part of the walls are still standing. It will give you a good impression of how it must have been. Outside you'll find an old canon and anchor. Unclear if it is connected to the shed. Unfortunately there was also a lot of garbage inside...More

Thank Esdeka
Reviewed 24 November 2014

This would have been some building in its heyday. Somewhat overgrown now. The rubbish must have been cleared fairly recently, only for another bunch to dump their trash anew. What a shame. Apart from clearing some of the trees away, the building would also benefit...More

1  Thank MrGlobetrotter_11
Reviewed 26 August 2014

This is just a stone ruin but is very impressive and a nice place to take photos. It was a bit dirty and overgrown. This place would have potential if it was cared for.

Thank ZblueH
Reviewed 6 August 2014

The ruins of the old timber shed are worth a visit, for although the structure is now roofless and its floor a tangle of undergrowth, the stone walls are just oozing character and stand testimony to the craft of the stone masons who built it.Fortunately...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

This is a cool piece of history, pitty hobo's are living there as they are accumulting a lot of rubbish. But you can almost see this place from the plettenburg beacon so its worth a stop.

Thank lionela527
Reviewed 3 June 2013

It's rare to find a ruin in the middle of a bustling town, a unique place to take amazing photo's. If you are a amature photographer with a love of the out of the ordinary this is definately the place.

Thank StellaJ09
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