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Southgate began as a village at the south gate of Enfield Chase. Arnos Park was created in 1928 out of 44 acres of wood and meadow which were bought by Southgate Urban District Council from Lord Inverforth. The Arnos Grove estate was originally called Arnolds. There was a Tudor manor house on the estate which was knocked down in 1719 .

A new house was started which still stands today, now called Southgate House, at 15 Cannon Hill. Between 1777 and 1918 the estate belonged to the Walkers of the Taylor Walker brewing family; Arno's Grove was the home of Isaac Walker whose seven sons were all famous cricketers, and their portraits hang at Lord's. Arnos Grove was the first house in Southgate to have electric lighting in 1896. There are traces of the New River Loop which ran through the grounds of the house until the nineteenth century, in the park.

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