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orangery

A gallery or building in a garden, usually south facing, used for the growing of oranges and other fruit.

orangery, Margam Park, Wales

Photograph of the restored, 18th-century orangery at Margam Park, Wales. Photograph copyright:  Caroline Palmer, 2007.

Designed by Anthony Keck, and completed by 1790, the orangery at Margam is reputed to be the longest orangery in Britain measuring three hundred and twenty seven feet long.