The Palm House

placeholder gif[The interior of the round green/glass house conservatory]

This octagonal cast iron and glass palm house linked the Wigwam to the rotunda. It was originally known as the Winter Garden and it featured a circular gallery at first floor level that connected with the main house.It was about 70 ft wide by 60ft high. The building had a life of only about thirty years. It was built c 1877 but was removed during Paris Singer's remodelling,1904-07.

Written by John Wilson

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Title Value
Written by John Wilson
Identifier ref 77
Creator   Rawlings  
Format   sepia toned photograph; 280 mm x 325 mm  
Coverage   Devon Paignton  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Singer. Building. Round green house. Internal  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords Palm house greenhouse conservatory