Designs for the Courtenay Street Congregational Chapel, Courtenay Street, Plymouth: elevation of the street front

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RIBApix ref no RIBA35604
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
CityPlymouth
Subject Date1848
Image Date1840
ViewExterior
StyleRomanesque Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOL/205 f.69
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Officially the Union Congregational Chapel, this was always known as the Courtenay Street Congregational Chapel because of its location. The building was destroyed in the Blitz in March 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