SYON HOUSE CONSERVATORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1358328
Date first listed:
15-Jun-1951
Statutory Address:
SYON HOUSE CONSERVATORY, PARK ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of SYON HOUSE CONSERVATORY
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1358328 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 15-Sep-2019 at 08:31:45.

Location

Statutory Address:
SYON HOUSE CONSERVATORY, PARK ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Hounslow (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 17273 76861

Details

1. 4419 PARK ROAD, ISLEWORTH

Syon House Conservatory TQ 1776 33/362 15.6.51.

I

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
202639
Legacy System:
LBS

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
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

Legal

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

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 14 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07636/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adam Watson. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].