Kōrero: Building stone

Otago University clock tower (1 o 2)

Otago University clock tower

Like many older buildings, the main clock tower building at Otago University, Dunedin, was built in several sections, but the main part was complete in 1879. The grey rock is mainly Leith trachyandesite, and the white facings are Ōamaru stone. The roof is covered with Welsh slate.

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Private collection
Photograph by Bruce Hayward

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - Igneous rocks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8085/otago-university-clock-tower (accessed 31 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006