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© Mr David Cross

IoE Number: 359477
Location: PALM HOUSE,
Photographer: Mr David Cross
Date Photographed: 09 January 2003
Date listed: 12 July 1966
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1966
Grade II*

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SJ 3787SEFTON PARKL1737/11Palm House

SJ 3787 SEFTON PARK L17 37/11 Palm House 12.7.66. G.V. II* Palm House. 1896.Mackenzie and Moncur. Octagonal. Iron frame on granite base, with totally glazed openings. Appears as a sequence of three domical roofs, one above the other. Clerestorey and lantern. Sides of 6 bays with 3 round-arched lights and colonnettes to each bay. Ornamental cresting above. Entrances to north, south east and west have porches, enclosed at sides, with barrel vaults and ornamental gates, some with animals or birds. Lantern has ball finial. Statue at each angle by Chavillaud of famous gardeners, explorers and scientists. Flanking north entrance: A. le Notre and J. Parkinson; east: Mercator and Capt. Cook ; south : Darwin and Linnaeus; west: Henry the Navigator and Columbus.

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