Sandstone Heritage Trust - News

HTN 165 - The magnificent Sandstone buildings of the Eastern Free State

5th December 2006

One of the great legacies that we have been left in the Eastern Free State are magnificent buildings. These can be smart or these can be extremely rustic but they are generally made of sandstone and they are always

The building below was the old store at Kommandonek. Kommandonek was the first farm we ever purchased and therefore retains a special place in our hearts. Unfortunately this building fell into disrepair as so many do in the Eastern Free State if they are not occupied, and it was eventually demolished and made place for a new residence for one of our staff. However its charm lives on in this photograph.