Somerset Road (east side)

Somerset Road

(east side) Residences built early 20th century. In St Paul’s Conservation Area. History Groups of early 20c houses. Some on North side with interesting “teddy bear ears” porch detail. The flats on the far north east corner were built 1939 and replaced houses like those towards the Butts. [mapsmarker marker=”113″] Continue reading Somerset Road

Inverness Lodge

Inverness Lodge

Boston Manor Road

Residence built early 19th century, now social club.

Locally listed.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.


Early 19c. Occupied by a Henry Kendall in 1853 although the building seems to be older than that.

1854 was a private nursing home for ‘mentally defective patients’ run by Dr Gardiner Hill. Lady Rosina Bulwer Lytton, wife of Edward Bulwer Lytton 1st Lord Lytton the Colonial Secretary was sent there for 3 weeks that year. Continue reading “Inverness Lodge”