The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Conservatory with glass roof

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2046. The orangery or conservatory with a glass roof and sides belongs to this period; and houses of this description continue to be erected even at the present time, as, for example, the splendid conservatory erected at Alton Towers by Mr. Abraham (fig. 595.).