Designs for Summerlands, now Gyllyngdune Manor, Falmouth, Cornwall, for General William Jessor Coope: elevation of the south front with plan of the conservatory and verandah

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RIBApix ref no RIBA82288
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
CityFalmouth
Subject Date1837
Image Date1830
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/201 f.52
OrientationLandscape
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

houses, verandahs, glasshouses