Chippenham Lodge to Celebrate its 150th Birthday
Chippenham Lodge to Celebrate its 150th
Chippenham Lodge, located in the suburb of
Merivale in Christchurch, is celebrating its 150th birthday
and launching a fundraising campaign to bring the building
back from the brink in the aftermath of the Canterbury
The house which was originally built in 1862
and has been attributed to architect Benjamin Mountfort. It
is one building in a rare few built in the Gothic Revival
“With so many of our heritage buildings being
demolished we feel it is our duty to restore this lovely
home back to it's former glory” said Chippenham Lodge
spokesperson Rebecca Bloomer. “We invite members of the
press to join us in celebrating its 150th birthday and the
launching of our fundraising campaign.”
will be made on the grounds of building at 51 Browns Road,
on Saturday 24th of November 2012 from 3pm with cake being
served at 4pm.
We'd also like to thank Original Foods Ltd
for donating the cake and Leopard Coachlines Canterbury
Brass for providing music.
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