Location 435
Dwelling #435
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Round Hill / Barr's Corner


Dwelling #435 East side of Round Hill.

Still Standing


Only the chimney of this building remains.

Construction Details

Timber framed, corrugated iron cladding and roof, with a stone chimney.

Location Type


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Interested Parties

The table below shows the groups of people that had an interest in this property, either as owners, residents, tenants or shareholders. Clicking on the 'Details' link will display a list of the individuals in the group along with any known historical information about them.

Group Date Description
1 c1909 - 1930 William Barr Details
2 1939 - c1951 Donald John McInnes Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
3404 1909 Location The dwelling was located on the eastern side of Round Hill. There was a water race uphill of the hut, which is still owned by the Kawarau Station. There is also a water race below the hut, which is now owned by Happy Valley Station.
3405 1909 William Barr built the hut. In April of 1909, William Barr's camp (dwelling #299) was accidentally burnt down. It appears that soon after he built a new hut, probably with the help of Kawarau Station, in or about the same location as dwelling #299. This new hut may have been timber framed with corrugated iron cladding and roof, and with a stone chimney.
3408 c1930 General notes. For general details of D J McInnes, see Kawarau Station Homestead, location #285.
3409 c1930 Mr McInnes came to work for Kawarau Station. Mr McInnes came to work for Kawarau Station around this time. He had been living in the Nevis and working as a miner.
3410 c1930 - c1951 Mr McInnes used dwelling #435 when he worked on the water race in this area. Mr McInnes used dwelling #435 when he worked on the water race in this area.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
642 Paul Crump - Bannockburn 2001 Barr's Corner - Round Hill. Remains of dwelling #435, looking west to Bannockburn Gorge. View Image
643 Paul Crump - Bannockburn 2001 Remains of dwelling #435 - looking south. View Image