House - The Pah

170 Egmont Street, Patea

  • House - The Pah. Image courtesy of the South Taranaki District Council.
    Copyright: South Taranaki District Council.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 5422 Date Entered 24th February 1994


City/District Council

South Taranaki District


Taranaki Region


This historic place was registered under the Historic Places Act 1993. This report includes text from the original Proposal for Classification considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration.

The Pah was built for John Gibson (1841-1915) who was prominent in the commercial and public affairs of Patea. He was an inaugural member of the Patea Borough Council and was Mayor of Patea in 1889.

The Pah is an example of a sizeable late Victorian/early Edwardian bay villa. Interesting architectural elements include the variety of window hoods and the decorative treatment of the gable ends.


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Other Information

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