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A conservatory was added at Carlton House in 1807 using the newest construction techniques in cast iron columns and a fan vaulted ceiling supporting large glass spaces. The architect was Thomas Hopper whose work was considered a tour de force.

wrest park orangery | TL0835 : Orangery at Wrest Park

Orangery at Wrest Park (C) dave mapeley

Number One London. Join us as we explore Regency, Georgian and Victorian England and all aspects of British history, including London, the Duke of Wellington, stately homes and museums. Posts on new books, films and UK travel

Number One London. Join us as we explore Regency, Georgian and Victorian England and all aspects of British history, including London, the Duke of Wellington, stately homes and museums. Posts on new books, films and UK travel

This magnificent iron & antique glass conservatory is located in the Wilhelma Botanical Gardens in Stuttgart, Germany. The mid-19th century building was once part of the royal palace located on the grounds, and is built in the Moorish Revival style.

This magnificent iron & antique glass conservatory is located in the Wilhelma Botanical Gardens in Stuttgart, Germany. The century building was once part of the royal palace located on the grounds, and is built in the Moorish Revival style.

The Marble Hall, Stowe House, Buckinghamshire - The room was probably designed by Vincenzo Valdrè, the basic structure was built between 1775 and 1777 but decoration was probably only complete by 1788

The Marble Hall, Stowe House, Buckinghamshire - The room was probably designed by Vincenzo Valdrè, the basic structure was built between 1775 and 1777 but decoration was probably only complete by 1788

Brighton Pavilion: Salon.

Brighton Pavilion: Salon.

The Hall, Carlton House - Thomas Rowlandson.

The Hall, Carlton House - Thomas Rowlandson.

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