This page provides a central point for identifying acknowledged Glenside heritage sites and for accessing archaeological reports of Glenside sites.

Heritage Sites

Wellington City Heritage lists four heritage sites (2018):

(DP = District Plan Reference)

DP 26/ 373 Braid Cottage, 1 Westchester Drive East, Glenside Wellington

DP 26/ 439 Halfway House, 246 Middleton Road, Glenside Wellington

DP 26/ 211 Nott House and milk stand adjacent to Middleton Road, Ivy Bank Farm, 400 Middleton Road, Glenside, Wellington

DP 26/ 360 Greer House, 420 Middleton Road, Glenside, Tawa Wellington

 

The New Zealand Archaeological Association lists six Glenside sites and an adjacent Grenada site (2018):

R27/162 Goldmining Drives, Glenside

R27/237 Middleton's Stockade, Middleton Road, Glenside

R27/299 Diehls Whare, Stebbings Valley, Glenside

R27/303 Halfway House, 246 Middleton Rd, Glenside

R27/491 Nott House, Ivy Bank Farm, 400 Middleton Rd, Glenside

R27/492 Greer House/Clarence Farm, 420 Middleton Road, Glenside

R27/528 Belmont viaduct, Seton Nossiter Park, Grenada Village

 

Heritage New Zealand has no listed Glenside sites (2018).

 

Archaeological Reports

These links are to archaeological reports referenced throughout the Glenside website. Those links still remain with their relevant supporting information, but are copied here to simplify access to an overall perspective of archaeological assements made in the Glenside area.

Westchester Drive West

Extension of Westchester Drive, Glenside, Wellington:
Archaeological assessment of proposed road extension
Report to Stephen Harte, Wellington City Council
By Mary O’Keeffe, Heritage Solutions, Wellington
April 2009
Comment: This report focussed on identifying the site of an 1841 burial and its position relative to a proposed new road allignment of Westchester Drive West.

 

Halfway House, 246 Middleton Rd, Glenside

Halfway House, Glenside, Wellington
Report to Wellington City Council
By Mary O’Keeffe, Heritage Solutions, Wellington
June 2009
Comment: This report focussed on locating any superficial archaeological remnants further to those discovered in the grounds of the Halfway House.

Landscape plan: archaeological investigations.
Halfway House, Glenside, Wellington
Report to Wellington City Council
By Mary O’Keeffe, Heritage Solutions, Wellington
May 2015
Comment: This report focused on ensuring minimal impact on any deeper archaeological remnants in the Halfway House grounds as the result of a proposed WCC Planting Plan for the grounds.

 

Stebbings Rd - Glenside Rd Corner

Interim Report: Investigation of Land Adjoining Glenside and Stebbings Roads, Churton Park
Report to Stebbings Farmlands Ltd, Attn: Rodney Callender
By Karen Greig, Principal Archaeologist, arczoo Ltd, Wellington
9 Jan 2006
Comment: This report provided a determination that the site contained remnants of a pre-1900 building and therefore required an authority from Historic Places Trust before undertaking any  work that would disturb the site.

Archaeology of R27/392, 1 Stebbings Road, Glenside,
under Heritage NZ authority 2014/119
for Stebbings Farmlands Ltd.
By Kevin L. Jones, Kevin L. Jones Archaeologist Ltd, Wellington
22 August 2018
Comment: This report provides a detailed examination of the archaeological remnants at 1 Stebbings Rd, a potential location for one of Glenside's 'Halfway House' sites.