Conservatory (greenhouse)

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A traditional conservatory at the Horniman Museum in London
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A modern Conservatory. A German "Wintergarten" with open blinds and Anemometer(top left)

A conservatory is a glass and metal stucture traditionally found in the gardens of large houses. Modern versions are smaller, can be made of PVC and are often added to houses for home improvement purposes.

Conservatories can be both greenhouses and recreational spaces. The modern domestic conservatory is used as an extra room rather than for horticulture.

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