Designs for a row of seven shops erected in front of existing houses, George's Terrace, George Street, Plymouth: plans, elevation of terrace and section of end shop

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RIBApix ref no RIBA82579
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
CityPlymouth
Subject Date1830
Image Date1830
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/202 f.66
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The terrace of shops and houses was on the south side of George Street. 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

shops, shop fronts