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Latitude: 51.4791 / 51°28'44"N
Longitude: -0.2928 / 0°17'33"W
OS Eastings: 518654
OS Northings: 176949
OS Grid: TQ186769
Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.GW5
Mapcode Global: VHGR2.W23Z
Entry Name: The Palm House
Listing Date: 10 January 1950
Last Amended: 25 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262670
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434365
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9
District: Richmond upon Thames
Electoral Ward/Division: Kew
Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Kew St Anne
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
THis list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/10/2017
TQ 1877 9/52
TQ 1876 10/52
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW
The Palm House
(Formerly listed as The Palm House, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS previously listed as The Palen House)
1844-1848. Designed by Richard Turner engineer of Dublin, with Decimus Burton as architect. Iron and glass, the roof curved throughout. "One of the boldest pieces of C19 functionalism in existence". 362ft long, at the centre 67ft high, and the wings 33ft high. Central oblong chamber with double curved glass roof covering "nave" and "aisles". Apsidal ends. Central entrance to each of long sides, with glass barrel vaults. Galleried interior.
Listing NGR: TQ1865476949
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