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Designs for Holy Trinity Church, Southside Street, the Barbican, Plymouth: plan of the vaults

RIBApix ref no RIBA82527
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
CityPlymouth
Subject Date1842
Image Date1840
ViewPlan
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/202 f.14
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This church, opened in 1842, was built on a very restricted site which determined its square floor plan and entrances either side of the chancel. The church was destroyed by bombs in 1941. 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.

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churches