Story: Farm buildings

Morven Hills cookhouse

Morven Hills cookhouse

The cookhouse at Morven Hills Station in Central Otago was built in the early 1870s – about 130 years before artist Peter Brown painted it. At shearing time over 100 men would have been fed here. One of the chimneys was for a bread oven; the other was for general cooking.

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Oil painting by Peter Brown

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Robert Peden, 'Farm buildings - Farm housing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/18512/morven-hills-cookhouse (accessed 19 June 2019)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008