Topic: Charles Burgess Residence, 7 Ridge Lane (1897)

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This large home was designed by Frank Messenger in 1897 for Charles Hayward Burgess, a partner in the well known New Plymouth wholesale firm Burgess Fraser and Co Ltd.

7 Ridge Lane 2017

by Hamish Crimp

Constructed in 1897 for Charles Burgess, this two-storied Frank Messenger designed home is one of New Plymouth's most admired homes, located on one of the city's most prestigious streets. 

The home's exterior is in largely original condition, being clad in plain weatherboards with several verandahs. 

The residence has a Heritage New Zealand Catergory II listing. 

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Charles Burgess Residence, 7 Ridge Lane (1897)


City:New Plymouth