Hospital

1740 Rings Rd, Coromandel

  • Hospital.
    Copyright: Dr Ann McEwan. Taken By: Dr Ann McEwan. Date: 19/09/2009.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 4632 Date Entered 19th March 1986

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City/District Council

Thames-Coromandel District

Region

Waikato Region

Legal description

Lot 1 DPS 11731 Blk VI Coromandel SD Coromandel Hospital

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Mahoney, Thomas

Thomas Mahoney (1854/5?-1923) was the eldest son of Edward Mahoney, a leading Auckland architect. Thomas joined his father's firm, Edward Mahoney and Sons, in 1878 and was followed soon after by his younger brother Robert.

The firm was responsible for a wide range of designs including domestic buildings, commercial and public buildings, churches and hotels. They won a competition for the design of the Auckland Customhouse in 1888, and were also responsible for the design of The Pah (now Monte Cecilia Convent), Hillsborough (1887), the Elliot Street facade of Smith and Caughey's Building (1910) and Wrights Building, Auckland (1911).

Thomas was secretary of the Auckland Institute of Architects in 1885, president in 1883, and treasurer in 1902. In 1907 he was president of the Auckland branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects.

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Physical Description

This listing is part of an historic area that was registered under the Historic Places Act 1993. The following text is from the original Recommendation for Registration considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration of the historic area.

Single storey wooden building, many original decorative elements have been removed

over the years. Rectangular in plan with two gable extensions.

Designed by Thomas Mahoney

Construction Dates

Original Construction
1898 -
Vernacular interpretation of Queen Anne style

Other Information

A copy of the original report is available from NZHPT Northern Region office

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.