Cape of Good hope early Dutch settlement, later named Cape Town (after Lloydthomas.org. Stoneprint labels and axial grid by Edmond Furter).
A Dutch harbour, water source, and vegetable garden on the sea route to India, soon grew into Cape of Good Hope village below Table Mountain. The sequence of archetypes in this map of early Dutch Cape Town is:
1 Builder; Fort Keep The Cow (bovid).
2 Builder; Mostert’s Mill (twisting).
2c Basket; Plot of Hendrik Boom. C-types are off the axial grid, but between specific axes.
3 Queen; Fort Corn Heap, or silo.
4 King; Fort Ruyterwag, Mounted Guard (equid); at Dutch Gardens (rectangle, field), on the almond shrub hedge at the outer river border.
4p Gal.S.Pole; Upper Dutch Gardens and canal (juncture).
5b Priest; Rondebosch, Round Bush village.
5c Tail; Remajenne’s Green Field.
6 Exile; Groote Schuur (Great Warehouse), nearer the axial centre (ingress); later a hospital.
7 Child; Fort Keep the Bull (‘rope’).
7g Gal. Centre; Five mountain stream headwaters (water).
8 Healer; Table Mountain (large), as a bastion (strength).
9 Healer; Table Valley, between mountain arms.
9c Lid; Company Gardens. And Cape of Good Hope village. and Free Citizen’s village.
10 Teacher; Fort (guard) Good Hope, pentagonal.
11 Womb; Company Warehouse (‘womb’).
11p Gal.Pole; Road fork (juncture).
13 Heart; Fort Dune Heap (platform).
14 Mixer; Salt River mouth (mixture of two waters. Compare to Tarot trump 14, Temperance with two jugs).
15 Maker; Fort Lookout.
15g Gate; Salt River peninsula (juncture).
Midwineter marker; Bush road bend (juncture), on the long axis of the site from the invisible axial centre. This markers places midsummer on axis 15 or Gemini, implying spring and the cultural time-frame in Age Pisces, contemporary with the work.
Dominant general themes in the early Cape of Good Hope built site includes type 4 King, typical of horses, gardens, and rectangular fields (here as Dutch Gardens, motivation for the settlement); and type 7 Child, typical of bags, stores, ropes, manifestation, and juveniles. Cape Town now has several stoneprint layers, one consisting of Islamic (Muslim) spiritual master’s graves, named kramats.
The stoneprint analysis score on this early map is 14/25 features, 12/16 axial points, 2/5 polar markers, 2/4 thematic features; total 30/50, minus 1 feature off the grid; total 29/50, or 58%, about average as usual in sparse sites…………… [extract].
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