Plough, Hillside; B.F. Avery & Sons; 1800s


Plough, Hillside

About this object

This style of plough is known as a Hillside and dating from the 1800s, it was restored by Regan Strang. As a horse drawn plough, it has a reversible mould board so that you could plough on the side of the hill always turning your furrow down hill.

The Club owns varying ploughs from all eras which demonstrates the varieties of ploughs, these include numerous small ploughs which were brought to New Zealand by early settlers.


B.F. Avery & Sons

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

North and Central America, United States, Kentucky, Louisville

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, cast iron
inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, steel
organic, processed material, vegetal, wood


h 890 mm x w 590 mm x l 2400 mm

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Machinery and Tools

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

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