Maze Hill

Maze Hill is an area in Greenwich and Blackheath, in south-east London, lying to the east of Greenwich Park, and west of the Westcombe Park area of Blackheath. It is part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and takes its name from the main thoroughfare, Maze Hill. It gives its name to Maze Hill railway station.

The architect Sir John Vanbrugh lived on Maze Hill in a house of his own design overlooking the park. Royal Ordnance Factories F.C. once played here.

The comprehensive secondary school, The John Roan School, is situated on Maze Hill.


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St Leonards-on-Sea - History
... He leased a triangle of land bounded by Mercatoria, St John's Church, Maze Hill and Kenilworth Road ... Here he built The Cottage (now St Leonards Lodge), Maze Hill House (demolished), The Mount (13 houses), The Uplands (6), The Lawn (10), and six semi-detached houses which later became ... Later, in Upper Maze Hill he built Baston Lodge, Tower House and Clone House (now Healey House) ...
London And Greenwich Railway - Greenwich
... tunnel section between Greenwich and Maze Hill was opened by the SER, linking it to the North Kent Line just west of Charlton ... The section between Charlton and Maze Hill opened in 1873, with Maze Hill functioning as a terminus until 1878 ...

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