Story: South Canterbury region

Albury accommodation house

Albury accommodation house

The Albury accommodation house on State Highway 8 was built in 1867. It had 13 bedrooms and could seat 30 in its dining room. When travel was slower and more difficult, such houses were common along routes. The Albury house is now a private residence.

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Transport and towns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017