This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
UPPER MAZE HILL 1. 5204 St Leonards No 1 (Baston Lodge) TQ 7909 21/200D 14.3.73.
1850 by Decimus Burton. Built as a seaside villa for his friend John Ward, for whom Burton had already built a house in Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells. Italianate villa style. Coursed stone. Chamfered quoins, plain stone architraves and bands.
Low-pitched slate roofs with eaves on stone console brackets. 2 storeys and attic and basement. Asymmetrical. South-east elevation facing garden: right-hand projects and left hand end ashlar 2-storeyed bay with 2 and 3-light round-headed windows, on left ground floor verandah, with ogee-shaped canopy, 3 flat-headed dormers.
South-west side facing road, pedimental gable end with chimney breast rising through, flanked by 2 round-headed attic windows, porch set back to left with round arch and cornice on large consoles, to left again a 3-storeyed tower with low-pitched pyramidal roof with wide eaves on stone brackets and tripartite round-headed 2nd floor window.
Listing NGR: TQ7979909292
Copyright IoE Mr Clive Read. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Read, Clive
Rights Holder: Read, Clive
Ashlar, Slate, Stone, Victorian Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling