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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1358328



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Hounslow

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 202639

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Syon House Conservatory TQ 1776 33/362 15.6.51.


2. 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Aungier, , History and Antiquities of Syon Monastery, (1840)
Walford, E, Greater London
'Architectural Magazine' in Architectural Magazine, , Vol. 5, (), 675
'Gardeners Magazine' in Gardeners Magazine, , Vol. 2, (), 107
'Gardeners Magazine' in Gardeners Magazine, , Vol. 2, (), 443
'Gardeners Magazine' in Gardeners Magazine, , Vol. 2, (), 502
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 17273 76861


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