iSurprise No. 1 Church Cross Street

The street where the lower-ranking officers used to live

This house is on Church Cross Street, where lower-ranking officers lived back in the day. High-ranking Dutch officers lived in Middle Street.

The house

Back in the day, high-ranking Dutch officers lived in Middle Street, while lower-ranking officers lived on this street. This particular property was originally owned by a burgher family. The current owners' parents bought the house in 1972.

Drawings by

H.H.S. De Silva, T.H.S. Jayawardhana, J.A. Melshan, B.D.S. Silva, H.K.S.R. Halvitige, Y.K. Rathnaweera, S.M.S. Begum

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