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The first house in Rangiora

The first house in Rangiora

The first house in Rangiora
[1855]

Survey labourers built this house about 1850 for surveyor Charles Obins Torlesse (1825-1866). This sketch by W J W Hamilton (1825-1883) shows a plain building with vertical planking. It had an attic but no dormer windows or verandah.

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File Reference CCL PhotoCD 17, IMG0028

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