Eltham Town Hall

5 Stanners Street, Eltham

  • Eltham Town Hall. Image courtesy of the South Taranaki District Council.
    Copyright: South Taranaki District Council.
  • Eltham Town Hall. 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 7127 Date Entered 17th December 1993

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Extent of List Entry

Extent of Registration is the land described as Lot 2 DP 388268 (CT 353312), Taranaki Land District and the building known as Eltham Town Hall thereon, and its fittings and fixtures.

City/District Council

South Taranaki District

Region

Taranaki Region

Legal description

Lot 2 DP 388268 (CT 353312), Taranaki Land District

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

An important building within the community of Eltham, the town hall (built 1910) is distinguished by its size and function, and by what was originally an impressive façade. The timber detailing of the facade imitates stone construction and it is Neo-Georgian in style with minor Classical allusions. The treatment of the facade is contrasted by the simple iron-clad profiles of the sides and rear of the building. The architects were Rough and Duffil. The added projection box detracts from the integrity of the Edwardian façade.

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Rough & Duffil

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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1911 -

Designed
1910 -

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.