[ Royal Hotel, Theatre and Athenaeum, Plymouth] ([1835?])

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Devon West Country Studies L SC2159
Devon PLY I/S
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SC2159
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Date
[1835?]
Place
Scope and Content
Cooke, G. A. A topographical and statistical description of thecCounty of Devon. London: Sherwood & Co., c.1830. p. 189.The Royal Hotel and Theatre were commenced in 1811, and finished within two years: the whole north front is 275 feet in length, having in the centre a magnificent portico of eight ionic columns, extending seventy-five feet. The portico in the east elevation is fifty-nine feet wide. The theatre, occupying the western division of the building, is a noble edifice, and is generally open four months during the summer. THE ATHENAEUM, A beautiful structure, including the Plymouth Institution, stands on a spot of ground adjoining the theatre.[Text may be taken from a different source or edition than that listed as the source by Somers Cocks.]
Format
Lithograph
Dimensions
201x289mm
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Exterior
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Dates
1835