Basic Site Details

Name: Mount Nelson Hotel
City or county: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from Sir Donald Currie's grandson, the late Donald Molteno.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hotel  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4Dunn & WatsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1896  
Item 2 of 4Robert WatsonArchitectAc. 1896  
Item 3 of 4William DunnArchitectAc. 1896  
Item 4 of 4Hamilton More NisbettArchitectA1896 or 1897 As assistant to Dunn & Watson


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Currie, Donald, Sir 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal19 February 1916v23London: Royal Institute of British Architectspp142-3 - obituary of Robert Watson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Dunn: F v15 p52 no965 (microfilm reel 11); Hamilton More Nisbett: L v19 no1485; Robert Watson: F v15 p67 (microfilm reel 11)