Lawyer spirits mansion away

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 17 Mar 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer here has dismantled a century-old colonial mansion in Perak, only to piece it together again hundreds of kilometres away in the coastal state of Terengganu.

The Alma Baker Mansion was built in 1894 by a New Zealander, Charles Alma Baker, who had settled in Batu Gajah and made a fortune from contract surveying, tin mining and rubber planting in the then Malaya.

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