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Curvilinear Glasshouse in Kitchen Garden at Downton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, County of Herefordshire

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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

Grade: II

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

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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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