185 Bleakhouse Rd, Howick; 11082
185 Bleakhouse Rd, HowickAbout this object
185 Bleakhouse Rd, Howick. Chip Steven's home.
Note on site: Fencible John & Bridget Goonan built a sod cottage here in 1854. A window of this sod cottage was used in the Howick Historical Village sod cottage restoration. They later built this homestead. This photo is taken in more recent years.
88 x 126mmFormat
Black & white photographic printObject Type
Black & white photographic print.Object number
My great uncle AG Boyce, Antique Dealer, owned the house until his death in 1957. He was I believe responsible for renovating the house to the way it was in the photograph. He moved to Auckland from Cambridge in 1938. I am not sure when he moved there. My father said they had to do quite a bit of renovating to restore the house when he bought it.
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