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The greenhouse has a metal frame with four bays. Doors are set in either of the gable ends, and the east end has a cast iron hood with a foliate design. A finial on this matches another on the gable peak above. The interior has plant beds with stone sides and square brick bottoms. The basement once contained a furnace to heat the greenhouse.
The greenhouse is an example of a functional structure with detailing only at the entrance. The simple character of the building is typical of the outbuildings on a 19th century estate. The very simplicity of the building and the decorative trim display good design. The greenhouse is indicative of the lifestyle of a wealthy leisure class in the late 19th century, as the use of cut flowers was part of the daily ritual for many families of the Mitchell's standing.