Designs for Devonport Post Office, St Aubyn Street and Fore Street, Devonport, Plymouth: details of cornice decoration, mouldings, capitals and a carved frieze

RIBApix ref no RIBA35592
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1849
Image Date1849
StyleClassical Revival
Library ReferenceVOL/205 f.13
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: 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

capitals, decorative stonework, post offices, friezes, ornament, cornices