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1240s in architecture

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1240s in architecture

Buildings

  • 1240
  • Construction of the Great Mosque of Djenné ordered in Mali.
  • Construction begins of the Castel del Monte in Apulia, Italy, for Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor; used by Frederick primarily as a hunting lodge.
  • c. 1240–1250 – Heddal stave church in Norway built.
  • 1242 – Rebuilding of Peyrepertuse Castle in France to its current form begun.
  • c.1245 – Rebuilding of Westminster Abbey begun.
  • 1246 – Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Nuggehalli built in the Hoysala Empire.
  • 1247
  • Inauguration of St. Mary's Church, Sigtuna, Sweden.
  • Start of reconstruction of Bassac Abbey.
  • Approximate start of construction of original Pagoda of Monk Wansong in Beijing.
  • 1248
  • April 26 – Consecration of Sainte Chapelle, Paris.
  • August 15 – The foundation stone of Cologne Cathedral in Cologne is laid by Archbishop Konrad von Hochstaden.
  • 1249 – Sadasiva Temple, Nuggehalli built in the Hoysala Empire.
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