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[Newton?, H?], fl 1875 :House erected near Marton for the Honourable W Fox, Feb. 13, 1874.

Reference Number: Plans-80-2280

Shows front and side elevations and ground floor plan of Westoe, William Fox's home near Marton, Rangitikei, built 1872. A key indicates the function of most rooms, apart from the stables on the right. A small sketch in the centre shows a couple, possibly intended for William and Sarah Fox, standing alongside a tall measuring device, perhaps to indicate the height of the house, relative to human height. Another figure stands alongside, holding a spear and gesturing in the direction of the house.

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1 image, related to Rt Hon Sir William Fox, H Austin, Charles Tringham, Sarah Fox, Westoe (House), Westoe, Architecture - Designs and plans and Dwellings - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

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[Newton?, H?], fl 1875 :House erected near Marton for the Honourable W Fox, Feb. 13, 1874., Reference Number Plans-80-2280 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Dye line print, 340 x 460 mm. Plans

Historical Notes: House, named `Westoe', was designed by Charles Tringham and built by H Austin of Halcombe (Information transcribed from the Library's catalogue card. The source of this information is unknown. Halcombe township did not exist until after 1875).

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-006845)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: H? Iveson? Austin? Newton? del, Feb 13 1874

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