Livery Stables - Thames, North Island, New Zealand
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S 36° 06.079 E 175° 32.348
60H E 368499 N 6003826
Quick Description: A category II with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 6/28/2010 7:49:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM94WY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member StagsRoar
Views: 3

Long Description:
This building was constructed around the early 1890s for Charles Short, a wood and coal merchant. His business also developed into a livery stables and coach line hiring out horse buggies. He continued his business till 1909. Thomas Philip purchased the business and continued to expand.

By 1922 motor vehicles were replacing horses. The buildings were absorbed into extensions of Judds' Foundry.

Register Number

Registration Type
Historic Place - Category II

Waikato Region

Date Registered

City/District Council

* Thames-Coromandel District Council

Former Use

* Agriculture and horticulture - Stables
Date location was entrusted to the New Zealand Historic places: 3/19/1986

Type of history commemorated (short description):
Agriculture & Horticulture Stables

Town, city, or region nearest to the site:

Year placed: 1890

Admission fees if any: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of operation:

Is it accessible to the general public:
Can be viewed from the outside

Website pertaining to the location: Not listed

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