North Lodge

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General information
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Notable OccupiersHenry Rider Haggard
Design and construction
Main contractorJames Burton (1761-1837)
Admin. Information
Electoral/Planning WardMAZE HILL Pre May 2018
Prop. Ref. No.100062671203
Listed Building
H.E. Ref. No.1353204

Built by James Burton in 1830, this arch over what was the principal road (now Maze Hill) from London to St Leonards marked the northern boundary of James Burton's new town. The archway became damaged by a large vehicle in 2002 and following its repair has remained closed to vehicles ever since. Grade II Listed (Historic England listing 1353204)

Jane Wood, the daughter of James Burton, lived here until her death in 1879. Her two daughters, Emily Jane and Helen, lived here until the survivor, Helen, died in 1903. Cecil Rhodes' sister, Edith Caroline Rhodes, died here in 1905. The author Henry Rider Haggard lived here from 1918 to [[Date::1923] in the winter, and in Norfolk in the summers].


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