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Gordon Rd

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NAME:

Gordon Rd was possibly named after the child of a resident (Davenport, 1990, p.87).

Part of Gordon Rd was amalgamated into Morningside Drive.

DESCRIPTION:

The north end of Gordon Rd is a cul de sac. It crosses Taylors Rd. Argyle St runs off it. To the south of Argyle St it is a cul de sac, ending at Sainsbury Reserve.

On the west side lie numbers 1 to 25. On the east side lie numbers 2 to 8.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

1937: “described as 40 chains long, with 54 residences and one of the early streets in the area. Part now Morningside Drive” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).

SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:

Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street nameshttp://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html

Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.

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