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1280s in architecture

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1280s in architecture


  • 1280
  • The Piazza del Campo at Siena, Italy is begun (completed in 1350).
  • Durham Cathedral (in Durham, England) is completed (begun in 1093).
  • The second Doorwerth Castle, rebuilt of stone, on the Rhine near Arnhem, is again besieged, and this time the bailey is burned down.
  • At the site of present-day Sheffield Cathedral in England, a second parish church is completed, but is mostly demolished and rebuilt about 1430 on a cruciform floor plan.
  • Spire of St Wulfram's Church, Grantham, England, is begun.
  • Cressing Temple Wheat Barn in eastern England erected by about this date.
  • 1281 – The Basilica de Sant Francesc is built in Palma, Majorca, on a site where the Moors made soap.
  • 1282
  • In Naples, Italy, original construction of Castel Nuovo (Italian: "New Castle") is completed (begun in 1279); it has been expanded or renovated several times since.
  • Albi Cathedral in Languedoc is begun.
  • 1283 – Construction of Caernarfon, Conwy and Harlech Castles in Gwynedd, North Wales, is begun by King Edward I of England.
  • 1284 – Construction of Beauvais Cathedral is interrupted by a partial collapse of the choir.
  • 1285 – Regensburg Cathedral is redesigned in Gothic style.
  • 1289
  • Construction of Conwy Castle, ordered by King Edward I of England, is completed in North Wales.
  • Construction of the Belaya Vezha tower in Belarus is completed.
  • Dedication of Santa Maria di Collemaggio on the edge of L'Aquila.
  • Pope Nicholas IV formally constitutes the University of Montpellier in France by papal bull, combining various existing schools under the mantle of a single university.
  • Births

  • c. 1250 – Giovanni Pisano, Italian sculptor, painter and architect (died c. 1315)
  • c. 1285 – Agostino da Siena, Italian architect and sculptor (died c. 1347)
  • References

    1280s in architecture Wikipedia

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