Designs for chimneypieces in the library and dining room of the house belonging to Charles Cobley Whiteford, Sussex Place, and in the house arranged to be used as offices for Messrs Woollcombe & Jago, Athenaeum Terrace, Plymouth: plans and elevations

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RIBApix ref no RIBA83009
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
CityPlymouth
Subject Date1836
Image Date1830
ViewInterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/204 f.56
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Athenaeum Terrace dates from 1834 and Sussex Place from 1836. 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, fireplaces, offices, mantelpieces