This house was designed in 1912 by Baker and Fleming for Robert Alfred Lehfeldt, Professor of Natural Philsophy and Physics at the South African School of Mines. Lehfeldt came to Johannesburg in 1906 to take up the appointment and remained at that institution as Professor of Economics, Economic History and Statistics when it became the University of the Witwatersrand. Byeways bears the hallmarks of the Arts and Crafts movement using natural materials and fine craftmanship.
16 Torwood Road, Forest Town, Johannesburg
Related Organisation: 
Johannesburg Heritage Foundation (JHF)
Parktown and Westcliff Heritage Trust