The Nash, Lake Street, Cambridge New Zealand fresh in her new livery beams into the afternoon sun, today, Saturday the 29th of February 2011. After a period of neglect and abandonment tenants of the new (and local) owners are due to move into the refurbished building toward the end of February 2011. As regular readers know the National Hotel has a special place in my heart.
Fred Potts’ sadly neglected National Hotel in the heart of Cambridge CBD. My great-grandfather Fred Potts built the National Hotel in 1912 after fire destroyed the original wooden 1867 building.Published: Tuesday the 15th of September 2009
Dad works on two frames made from timber from the Cambridge Court House. The frames will be included in an exhibition featuring the work of Bruce’s grandfather Fred Potts at the museum – the Cambridge Museum – in the old court house building.