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Syon House Great Conservatory

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Syon House Great Conservatory
Brentford, Greater London, England
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Syon House is a stately home on the north bank of the River Thames, almost directly across from Kew Gardens. Syon was originally a monastery, dating to the early 15th century and has been the London home of the Dukes of Northumberland for over 400 years. Aside from the fabulous house, largely to a design by Robert Adam, Syon is famed for its Great Conservatory, seen here. The conservatory was the first major building to be constructed of metal and glass, and was completed in 1830.

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