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1080s in architecture

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1080s in architecture


  • 1080
  • Rebuilding of Basilica of St. Sernin, Toulouse begun.
  • Construction of Cluny Abbey III in France, begun.
  • 1081
  • Surviving Chora Church in Constantinople completed (begun in 1077).
  • AljaferĂ­a Palace in Zaragoza, Spain completed (begun in 1065).
  • Old Mainz Cathedral destroyed by a fire, marking the beginning of the construction of the building which survives to the modern-day.
  • 1082 - Great Mosque of Tlemcen built in the Almoravid Empire.
  • 1083 - Surviving Ely Cathedral in England begun.
  • 1086 - Shwezigon Pagoda in Nyaung-U completed.
  • before 1087 - Construction of the Church of Christ Pantepoptes in Constantinople begun.
  • 1087
  • White Tower (Tower of London) in England finished (begun in 1078).
  • Basilica di San Nicola in Bari, Apulia, begun.
  • 1088
  • Rebuilding of Cluny Abbey in France begun.
  • Eynsford Castle in England built.
  • 1089 - Romanesque stage of St Albans Cathedral in England completed.
  • Births

  • c. 1081 - Abbot Suger (died 1151), French abbot-statesman and patron of Gothic architecture.
  • References

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