Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki
Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki (一之江名主屋敷), which is a 15-min walk from Toei Shinjuku Line Mizue Station, used to be the residence of Tajima family (now owned by the local government). Tajima family was the hereditary leader of the Ichinoe Village in the Edo period.
This area used to be part of Ichinoe Village in those days, and as aforementioned, the nearest subway station to this site is Mizue Station, NOT Ichinoe Station (Mizue was the name of the village formed in 1913 by merger. It was eventually merged into former Tokyo City in 1932.)
Ordinary farmers were not allowed to build this type of gate in the feudal times.
The main building was completed in the late 18th century.
This is a small garden attached to the main building.
At Inner garden, they used to grow vegetables and herbs for family consumption. Trees are planted around the premises to mitigate wind.
If you get off at Ichinoe Station, which is next to Mizue Station, there are a few small-but-neat Buddhist temples.