A report on a cultural heritage impact assessment on portion 11 of 47 the farm Vaaldam settlement 177, Vaaldam , Free State


Archaetnos cc was requested by Plan-Enviro CC to conduct a cultural heritage impact assessment on Portion 11 of the farm Vaaldam Settlement 1777. The site is located on the banks of the Vaaldam. The development of a number of residential housing units is planned on this property, of which approximately 65 ha lies above the water servitude.

The fieldwork undertaken revealed no sites, features or objects of cultural significance on the property, except for a cemetery with about 30 graves. The cemetery will not be impacted on by the proposed development. Therefore, it is recommended that the development can continue as planned.

Report by

A.Pelser, Archaeologist: Archaetnos cc