Kibble Palace Is A 19th Century Cast Iron Framed Glasshouse . Originally Designe ...
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Description: Kibble Palace is a 19th century cast iron framed glasshouse . Originally designed by John Kibble for his home at Coulport on Loch Long in the 1860s , the components were cast by Walter Macfarlane at his Saracen Foundry in Possilpark . Eventually brought up the River Clyde by barge to the Botanic Gardens , it was fully erected at its current location in 1873 .