Hazeldene Hall Blue Plaque - Kathy Munro - 2021

Designed by Aburrow and Treeby, this house was built for Charles Jerome in 1902. Hazeldene Hall’s distinctive feature is its symmetry and the double-storied cast-iron veranda on three sides, the iron work selected from the catalogue of Walter MacFarlane of Glasgow.

Charles Jerome, born 1863, was a financier, stockbroker, director of companies and was known as “King Coal” as he founded the Boksburg coalfields. He was also a member of the syndicate that established the Premier Diamond Mine.

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22 Ridge Road, Parktown

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