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Latitude: 51.4746 / 51°28'28"N
Longitude: -0.2955 / 0°17'43"W
OS Eastings: 518477
OS Northings: 176452
OS Grid: TQ184764
Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.VK0
Mapcode Global: VHGR2.T6NC
Entry Name: Temperate House
Listing Date: 10 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262590
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434588
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9
District: Richmond upon Thames
Electoral Ward/Division: Kew
Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Richmond
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/10/2017
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW
(Formerly listed as Temperate House, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS)
Begun in 1860 under Decimus Burton; not completed until 1897-99. Three communicating conservatories in iron, glass and stucco. Central rectangular building with pitched, glazed roof, "clerestory" and "aisles". Outer walls formed by stucco piers with segmental arches between and topped by urns. Triple central entrance with stucco piers surmounted by statues and urns. Central pediment with semi-circular fanlight. Central body is flanked by octagonal iron and glass pavilions to both ends and beyond these smaller rectangular conservatories with similar roof to central body. Entered at either end. Whole composition 628 ft long. Interiors aisled with iron columns. Central body galleried.
Listing NGR: TQ1847776452
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