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Middleton

Afrikaans name: Middleton

Approaching Middleton

Approaching Middleton from the south

Photo © Johan van Zyl

Eastern Cape

The small hamlet of Middleton was established in 1879 as a stopping point for the train service. Consequently one of the first buildings built was the station. It still exists but is used as a pub today.

Middleton is situated on the banks of the Fish River and the nearest town is Cookhouse.

Old hotel, Middleton

Above - Old hotel in Middleton

Photo © Johan van Zyl

Wild flowers near Middleton

Above - Wild flowers near Middleton

Photo © Johan van Zyl

Old Anglican church, Middleton

Above - Old Anglican church built in 1903

Photo © Johan van Zyl

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References

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 234

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