Monuments of Curaçao


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  Name of property: 'Sebastopol'

Address: Sebastopolstraat 26-28, Otrobanda

Large detached two-and-a-half storey structure with main building and additional structures in walled-in premises. Main building with two parallel gable roofs with dormers over core area, on three sides surrounded with adjoining slant roofs with roof with eaves over two-storey galleries. Funnel-shaped gables on front side with moulded curls at lower ends and inward curved top end with semicircular fronton with pinnacles and date mark '1742'. Ditto gables on rear side with small semicircular fronton and pinnacle above rectangular moulding. Front façade with horizontal band below shutter windows and ditto band above partly blind arcade with wooden fretwork infill.

Monument value:
Architectural historical, scientific and esthetical value because of a.o. the characteristic 18th century funnel- shaped gables, the galleries on three sides and the arches on the ground floor. Architectural historical and cultural historical value as one of the few preserved examples of a corral in this part of Otrobanda, and because of the floor plan with galleries typical of Curaçao. Specific value as part of a protected monumental townscape.

Construction period: 1742
Present use: Vacant
Owner: Private

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DROV Register van beschermende Monumenten (Dutch)




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