Fort Kelburne (Wellington, N.Z.)

Military fortification built between 1885 and 1887 at the base of Ngauranga Gorge, demolished in 1963 as part of the Wellington motorway development. Spelling varies but is likely named after Viscount Kelburne the eldest son of Lord Glasgow who was Governor-General of New Zealand 1892-1897.

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Date: ca 1950-1965 Ref: PAColl-6181-16 Description: Ngauranga and Wellington Harbour, circa 1940s-1950s, showing Ngauranga Gorge Road and Fort Kelburne. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original pho...
Ref: PAColl-5112 Description: Arrangement: Negatives at 1/2-025154 to 025159 Quantity: 5 b&w copy negative(s).
Date: 1968 By: Kay, Robin Langford, 1919-2017 Ref: B-109-007 Description: Subject: Fort built ca 1878 at Ngauranga (not Point Howard), Wellington, as a defence against the "Russian threat", bulldozed in 1970s for Ngauranga motorway...
Date: 1868 - 1888 - 1963 - 1964 By: Clayton, William Henry, 1823-1877; New Zealand. Ministry of Works; James, William, active 1998 Ref: Plans-98-057-001/009 Description: Diazo prints of the defence battery at Ocean Beach, Dunedin; the land on which Fort Kelburne was built at Ngauranga; an elevation of a gun [probably] instal...
Date: 1975 Ref: B-148-046 Description: Panoramic view of inner Wellington Harbour from the central buiness area on the right around to Rongotai on the left. In the immediate foreground is a garage...
Date: 1914-1918 By: New Zealand. Defence Library Ref: PAColl-1178 Description: Quantity: 70 b&w original photographic print(s) and. 7 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) in one box.
Chevaux de Frize above the Hutt Road, Anti-Russian fort, Ngauranga, Wellington
Date: ca 1950-1965 Ref: PAColl-6181-32 Description: Chevaux de Frize above the Hutt Road, Anti-Russian fort, Ngauranga, Wellington, circa 1939. Photographer unidentified. PAColl-4709 Quantity: 1 b&w original...
Creator unknown :Photograph of Fort Kelburne at Ngauranga, Wellington, at start of demolition
Date: [ca 1963-1965] Ref: PAColl-9053 Description: Photograph of Fort Kelburne at Ngauranga, Wellington, at start of demolition, circa 1963-1965. Photographer unidentified. Source of title - Title supplied b...