Location 149
Dwelling #149.
Map 5

Kawarau River Flat



Dwelling #149. Kawarau River Flat, Felton Road north side, Doctors Flat sludge channel, east side.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Stacked stone, one room. Corrugated iron roof ?

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 c1878 - c1883 R G Varcoe Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
2094 General Notes Dwelling #149 is mentioned in J P Parcell's 'house by house' notes. It is also mentioned in the 'Report on a survey of prehistoric and historic sites in the Cromwell area, Central Otago. (Charles Higham, Graeme Mason & Simon Moore - Otago University)
2095 1976 (Feb) Description of dwelling #149 - source unknown. " The two huts (dwellings #149 and #150) are one roomed and stone walled. Both take advantage of natural hill slope for one wall and protection from weather, Both were badly disintegrated "
2096 1989 The area containing dwelling #149 was filled in. The lower end of the Doctors Flat sludge channel, where dwellings #149 and #150 were located, was filled in with material excavated during the re-alignment of the Bannockburn Hill Road.


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