Also known as Witperd Klip. The stones were laid during the South African War by members of the Wiltshire Regiment who were then Stationed at Naval Hill. An Area of 28 x 30 metres of land with the White Horse Stone thereon. It was declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 15 October 1982.
DO NOT WALK ON THE PAVED AREA, it's a National Monument. Make sure to do this one between 08:00-17:00.
These stones are on the East side of Naval Hill in Bloemfontein, and is Constructed from rocks painted white. It was built by British troops stationed in the area during the Anglo-Boer war, perhaps as a direction marker for troops taking horses to a remount camp that was established there after Lord Roberts captured Bloemfontein on March 15th 1900. Though a number of people have claimed to have been responsible for it, it was probably created by men of the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's Wiltshire regiment, so could perhaps be said to be the only Wiltshire white horse, that is not in Wiltshire.
-29° 5' 58.92", 26° 14' 20.0098"
mon ref: 9/2/302/0078