This is the oldest church in Stellenbosch. The writing on the wall of the church says: This church strands on the portion of the braak granted to the Anglican Church in 1851. It was built and occupied in 1852 but only consecrated by bishop Gray on 18 October 1854. It was built b W. Martin and William Shrugg of Cape Town. The building was later enlarged. The first minister was the rev Frederic Carlyon.