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

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 4419 PARK ROAD, ISLEWORTH

Syon House Conservatory TQ 1776 33/362 15.6.51.

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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

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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

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