Georgetown's Plantation Structure and Historic Buildings

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Georgetown's Plantation Structure and Historic Buildings is part of the Tentative list of Guyana in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Georgetown's Plantation Structure and Historic Buildings comprises the townscape and 19th century colonial architecture of Historic Georgetown (then called Stabroek). Georgetown is laid out in a north–south, east–west grid, interlaced with canals protected by sluices, built by the Dutch and later the British that provide drainage to a city that lies below high-tide level. The former plantation grounds can still be seen in the urban lay-out and the positioning of the canals, of which the Cummings Canal and the canal on Croal Street remain.

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Full Name
Georgetown's Plantation Structure and Historic Buildings
Country
Guyana
Added
2005
Type
Cultural
Categories
Urban landscape - Colonial
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2005 Added to Tentative List

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WHS 1997-2021