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Latitude: 52.5911 / 52°35'28"N
Longitude: -2.1413 / 2°8'28"W
OS Eastings: 390526
OS Northings: 299267
OS Grid: SO905992
Mapcode National: GBR 19H.FJ
Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.24MD
Entry Name: Conservatory
Listing Date: 31 March 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201899
English Heritage Legacy ID: 378644
Location: Wolverhampton, WV1
County: City of Wolverhampton
Electoral Ward/Division: Park
Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SO99NW WEST PARK
Conservatory. 1896. By Dan Gibson. Brick with terracotta
dressings; timber superstructure on iron stanchions. 3 gabled
bays, the central bay with rectangular lantern; gabled porches
to front and returns. Bays defined by terracotta Ionic
pilasters; dentilled timber entablature and dentilled gables;
small-paned glazing in round-headed panels; similar panels to
lantern, which has glazed domical vault. Porch has paired
Ionic angle pilasters and entablature; paired half-glazed
doors with fanlight; steps had terracotta urns to foot,
missing at time of resurvey (1990). Similar porches to
returns, gabled to front. West Park was laid out by V.H.
Vertegans, 1879-81, on the site of Broad Meadows racecourse.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: P.326; Wolverhampton Borough Council: Report on West
Park: 1989-; Register of Parks and Gardens.).
Listing NGR: SO9052699267
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