Inverness Lodge

Inverness Lodge

Boston Manor Road

Residence built early 19th century, now social club.

Locally listed.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

History

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.

1877 home of Stephen Woodbridge – solicitor and secretary to the Local Board.

1930 – Women’s branch of the National Unionist Association.

At the time of writing (2013) a developer has been trying to obtain planning permission to convert the building into flats which has since been turned down.

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  1. Pingback: Rosina Bulwer Lytton: a blighted life | Wellcome Library

  2. I was conceived here in 1984 Brenda Bennett is my mother but all I know about my father is his name was Dennis … My uncle Paul barker and aunt Diane barker or Bennett used to go there to if anyone wants to help

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