63 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa

  • Cottage (McCostie Real Estate Office), Akaroa.
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: C Maclean. Date: 1/09/2011.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 5337 Date Entered 22nd August 1991


City/District Council

Christchurch City


Canterbury Region

Legal description

Lot 1 DP 8854 (CT CB407/204), Canterbury Land District

Location description

Address also given as 57 Rue Lavaud, AKAROA.


This historic place was registered under the Historic Places Act 1980. The following text is from the original Proposal for Classification report considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration.

Built c.1868.

This is a very simple colonial cottage, built hard up to the street. Formerly a church and a lawyer's office, and now a private home. Makes a contribution to the streetscape.


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Physical Description

Simple colonial cottage - single storey with pitched roof-gable end facing street/rising footpath. Double doors flanked by sash windows-moulded architraves. Simple bargeboard rusticated weatherboards, corrugated iron roof. Sash windows and four-panel doors. Brick chimney.

Construction Dates

Original Construction
1868 -

Completion Date

1st August 1991

Report Written By

Mary O'Keeffe

Other Information

A copy of the original report is available from the NZHPT Southern 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.