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The Colonial Cottage ; NZHPT 4001

The Colonial Cottage ; NZHPT 4001
Name/Title
The Colonial Cottage
About this object
This cottage was built in Greytown c.1867. Clad with pit sawn timber from trees at the edge of the town, this is a typical cottage of the period with a central hall, front parlor, kitchen, 2 downstairs and 2 upstairs bedrooms. The cottage originally had a lean-to scullery.
At one time a family of 10 lived in the cottage.
The cottage is furnished with colonial furniture and household items typical of the period of the early settlers.

Place Made
Greytown, NZ
Place Notes
Greytown is New Zealand's first planned inland town, from 1854
Medium and Materials
Timber framing, clad in pit-sawn weatherboards with a steep pitched corrugated iron roof and a verandah across the front of the building.
Object Type
Building
Object number
NZHPT 4001

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