Designs for Athenaeum Terrace, Plymouth: floor plans and front elevation of the central house for Edward Jago

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RIBApix ref no RIBA82552
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1834
Image Date1832
StyleClassical Revival
Library ReferenceVOS/202 f.39
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Athenaeum Terrace comprised 11 houses, the centre one being for Edward Jago and one other arranged as offices for Messrs Woollcombe & Jago. Wightwick himself is recorded as living in 3 Athenaeum Terrace. This design is one of a number of drawings bound into five volumes entitled 'Architectural works of George Wightwick', made between 1832 and 1850. Wightwick instructed his articled pupils to make this detailed set of retrospective drawings to illustrate every building of importance he had designed. The drawings were intended to serve both as a record of Wightwick's completed buildings and as a method of conveying to his students the design process from initial working design to finished structure.

Subject tags

houses, porticos