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Accommodation House at Tipapa

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macrubble

macrubble Report 28 Jul 2013 20:17

Thank you for all your replies but like I said in my original message the accommodation house he built is not the one that now stands at Ti Papa and yes I know that 80 Greta Road is just a small house but where it is is approximately where the accommodation house was built.
Hi Persie long time no hear. I will email you later today. Don't have time right now as need to get ready for work.

Persephone

Persephone Report 28 Jul 2013 09:11

I just realised who I am replying to

Diane,

Refresh my memory what did we find out about that place some time ago?

Persie

Persephone

Persephone Report 28 Jul 2013 09:03

The Woolshed is quite well known and was built C 1895

http://www.continental.co.nz/christchurch-venues-event/tipapa-estate.html

This is probably a better photo of the place

http://www.tipapaevents.com/gallery.html


Oh and 80 Greta Road is just a small house that would have been built quite some time ago...

Persephone

Persephone Report 28 Jul 2013 09:00

I think this is the one you are looking for

http://nz.totaltravel.yahoo.com/listing/574308/new-zealand/south-island/christchurch-alps/canterbury/tipapa/

Persie

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Jul 2013 08:43

Doesn't sound like the UK ?

Sounds Maori

macrubble

macrubble Report 28 Jul 2013 06:12

My husbands great grandfather built an accommodation house at
Tipapa in Canterbury about 1893. (This is not the homestead that now stands at Tipapa). I have found in Papers Past a notice of Application for an Accommodation Licence for the building and I have a copy of the Certificate of Title for the land it was built on. From this information I believe it was built on what is now approximately number 80 Greta Road. Does anyone know anything about this accommodation house?