Kōrero: Building stone

Durie Hill war memorial

Durie Hill war memorial

Unveiled in 1925, the tower at Durie Hill is the official Wanganui County memorial to those who died in the First World War. It is constructed of cemented marine sandstone containing shell fragments (called shellrock) from a nearby quarry.

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Photograph by Alastair McLean

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - National buildings and memorials', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8095/durie-hill-war-memorial (accessed 24 January 2022)

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