The house was designed by Baker, Masey and Sloper for John Dale Lace, owner of the Lace Diamond Mine, and his glamourous wife Jose. In January 1901 Dale Lace raised, and after the war commanded, the Johannesburg Mounted Rifles. Jose organised fundraising events and celebrated Peace on 31 May 1902 with a picnic for the children of nazareth House.
21 Rockridge Road, Parktown, Johannesburg
Johannesburg Heritage Foundation (JHF)
Parktown and Westcliff Heritage Trust