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Latitude: 52.3697 / 52°22'10"N
Longitude: -2.8199 / 2°49'11"W
OS Eastings: 344275
OS Northings: 274940
OS Grid: SO442749
Mapcode National: GBR BF.RY5G
Mapcode Global: VH76M.2PLS
Plus Code: 9C4V959J+V3
Entry Name: Curvilinear Glasshouse in Kitchen Garden at Downton Castle
Listing Date: 1 November 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389118
English Heritage Legacy ID: 486654
Location: Downton Castle, County of Herefordshire, SY8
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Downton
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Curvilinear Glasshouse in kitchen garden at Downton Castle
Glasshouse. Circa 1820; by Thomas Andrew Knight; cast by Messrs W. and D. Bailey of London. Cast-iron curved profile glasshouse with coped rendered brick rear and end walls and overlapping panes of glass. Rectangular on plan with doorway in left end and high level door in right end. The glasshouse is situated in the kitchen garden at Downton Castle. Thomas Andrew Knight was the second president of the [Royal] Horticultural Society of London and this glasshouse was built for his experiments in protected cultivation.
Listing NGR: SO4427574940
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