Inglewood Town Hall - About 1913-14  

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1441 Egmont Road 2019.

1441 Egmont Road 2019

2019 View: By Hamish Crimp

The original portion of this house was probably constructed during 1876 by William Dale Snr and added to by later owners.

William Dale purchased Sections 72, 73 and 74 of the Hua & Waiwa[h]kaiho Hundred from W. James during March 1876. It is unlikely that there was a house on the property at the time of purchase, and that the original portion of the present house (the southern

Inglewood Police Station.

Inglewood Police Station 

Tenders for the erection of a police station (in wood) at Inglewood, were advertised during late June 1922.

See Taranaki Herald, 28 June 1922, page 7

The police office was the door on the right.

90 Rata Street 2019 .

90 Rata Street 2019

2019 View: By Hamish Crimp

This reinforced concrete building was constructed for Inglewood Grocer John McLean in 1925. The building was designed by noted New Plymouth architects Messenger, Griffiths and Taylor, who advertised for tenders for the erection of business premises in concrete for Mr J. Mclean, grocer, Rata Street, Inglewood, in late June 1925.

See Taranaki Herald, 27 June 1925, page 7

Inglewood County Council Offices (Former) 2019.

Inglewood County Council Offices (Former) 2019

2019 View: By Hamish Crimp

The Inglewood County Council employed noted New Plymouth architects Messenger, Griffiths and Taylor to design their new offices in 1924 - the successful tenderer for construction of the building was Mr F. C. Cooper. 

The new offices were officially opened at a well-attended ceremony on 19 December 1924, and received high praise from both council members and guests.  The building was described as being both attractive, and solid in appearance on account

Hutchinson House, Tarata (Puke Ariki collection).

Hutchinson House, Tarata (Puke Ariki collection)

2001 View By Ron Lambert: Courtesy Puke Ariki Collection, Not to Be Used Without Permission

This cottage was constructed for Dr Francis Blake Hutchinson and his family in 1888, soon after moving to Taranaki from Wellington. 

A Life Well-Travelled 

Dr Hutchinson first served in the Royal Navy, before leaving to study medicine at Kings College Medical School. He first practiced with P&O Company from 1864-65; then at Bideford, Devon in 1866;

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