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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.

Name: TEMPERATE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1262590

Location

TEMPERATE HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityRichmond upon ThamesLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434588

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5028 ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

Temperate House TQ 1876 10/10 10.1.50

I

2. Begun in 1860 under Decimus Burton; not completed until 1897-9. 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E, The Victoria History of the County of Surrey: Volume III, (1911), 485
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 18477 76452

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