Gunpoints, Lancaster Hill

    Gunpoints, Lancaster Hill (Contact Person)
    (034) 982 2133 EXT. 2271 (Telephone)
    (034) 982 3497 (Fax)
    information@abaqulusi.gov.za (Email)

Physical Address

Vryheid Hill
Vryheid
3100

Postal Address

PO Box 57
Vryheid
3100

Description

The gun emplacements, one on the north side and one to the south on Lancaster Hill, date to the Anglo-Boer war of 1899 to 1902. Action was seen here on 11 and 12 December 1900 when Gen. Louis Botha attacked the garrison under Col. Gawne. The site was declared a national monument in July 1982.


    

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