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Queen's Road West and 雀仔橋

Des Voeux Road West

Connaught Road West

Tung Shan Hotel

The new buildings on the Kung Ho Terrace

All five mansions on the Kung Ho Terrace had been re-developed, and wirh the main entrances  by the Babington Path.

The narrow path on the Kung Ho Terrace

All five mansions with gardens had been re-developed , only  the narrow path between the walls of the new buildings and the railings remains.

Kung Ho Terrace

Kung Ho Terrace[共和台]is  a small terrace between Babington Path and St. Stephen's Lane at the Mid-Level. The terrace had five adjoining two-storey mansions with a small gardens by the main doors. All five mansions had been re-developed. The price of a mansion after World War Two was $45,000 Hong Kong Dollars. The name Kung Ho Terrace had not probably been used since 1950s.

Priory Lodge [c.1870-????]

Date Place completed: 
c.1870-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Mr F A Hazeland, Clerk to the Justice of the Suprem Court and his family live here for 13 years prior to 1888


40 High Street [????-c.1920]

Date Place demolished: 
c.1920-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Large building on IL 755, visible in photographs from the 1870s onwards, on the other side of Western Street from Balls Court

Labelled No 40 High Street on the 1901 Map. 

Replaced by tenament houses on the 1920 Street Map. 


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