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Parnell, Auckland: 19 reviews and 29 photos


Bishopcourt was the residence of Bishop Selwyn and his successors and it was built somewhere between 1863 when it was started and 1866 when the building was finally paid for. Originally on the property was also Bishop Selwyn?s private chapel ?St Barnabas?, which was later moved to the grounds of the Auckland Diocesan Girls School. The name Bishopcourt has now been changed to Selwyn Court. The complex has characteristic vertical board and batten walls with a shingle roofing.

Address: 8 St Stephens Ave, Parnell
Directions: Suburb of Auckland, near the inner city.

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  • Written Jan 13, 2005
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