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Latitude: 51.4786 / 51°28'42"N
Longitude: -0.3127 / 0°18'45"W
OS Eastings: 517273
OS Northings: 176861
OS Grid: TQ172768
Mapcode National: GBR 74.HWB
Mapcode Global: VHGR2.J3KC
Entry Name: Syon House Conservatory
Listing Date: 15 June 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358328
English Heritage Legacy ID: 202639
Location: Hounslow, London, TW8
Electoral Ward/Division: Syon
Built-Up Area: Hounslow
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints Isleworth
Church of England Diocese: London
4419 PARK ROAD, ISLEWORTH
Syon House Conservatory
TQ 1776 33/362 15.6.51.
Circa 1830 and before 1838. Designed by Charles Fowler, architect, and
Richard Forrest, head gardener to the Duke of Northumberland. Central
parabolic dome above roof. Quadrant wings. Pedimented front in centre
and pedimented ends to wings. Bath stone facings, otherwise mostly glass.
Cast iron frame with columns. Interior - altered, but retaining original
details, including "Tower of the Winds" capitals. "The 1st metallic horticultural structure of any importance" (Edward Walford - 'Greater London') Reference - "Gardener's Magazine" Vol 2, page 107; Vol 14, page 443, Vol 5 page 502. "Architectural Magazine" Vol 5, page 675. "History and Antiquities of
Syon Monastery" (1840) page 122. A drawing of Syon Conservatory was exhibited
by Fowler at the Royal Academy of 1849.
Listing NGR: TQ1727376861
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