Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: ENGLAND, KEW (LONDON), VICTORIA REGIA HOUSE

Name: TURNER, RICHARD *
Building: ENGLAND, KEW (LONDON), VICTORIA REGIA HOUSE
Date: 1852
Nature: New. (To house Victoria Regia water lily)
Refs: B 14, 19 Apr 1856, 216; E.J. Diestelkamp, 'Richard Turner (c.1798-1881)and his glasshouses', Glasra 5 (1981), 52 (Sue Minter, The Greatest Glass House (HMSO, 1990), 3, gives date as 1864)