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1680s in architecture

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1680s in architecture


  • 1680
  • St Clement Danes, London, designed by Christopher Wren, is completed.
  • Church of San Lorenzo, Turin, designed by Guarino Guarini, is substantially completed.
  • 1681
  • Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, designed by Baldassare Longhena in 1631, is dedicated.
  • Sobieski Royal Chapel in Gdańsk, designed by Tylman van Gameren, is completed.
  • Old Ship Church Puritan meeting house in Hingham, Massachusetts, which will become the oldest church building in continuous ecclesiastical use in the United States, is erected.
  • Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar in Zaragoza, Aragon, is begun to the design of Francisco Herrera the Younger (completed 1754).
  • 1682
  • Abingdon County Hall in Oxfordshire, England, designed by Christopher Kempster, is completed.
  • Tom Tower at Christ Church, Oxford, England, designed by Christopher Wren, is completed.
  • Khan al-Wazir in Aleppo is completed.
  • 1683
  • The Old Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, designed by Christopher Wren, is completed (the modern day Museum of the History of Science).
  • Ragley Hall in Warwickshire, England, designed by Robert Hooke, is completed.
  • Château de Dampierre in France, designed by Jules Hardouin Mansart, is completed.
  • Église Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin (Paris), designed by Pierre Bullet, is consecrated.
  • 1684
  • The Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin, Ireland, designed by William Robinson, is completed as a home for retired soldiers.
  • The Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France, designed by Jules Hardouin Mansart, is completed.
  • The Château de Marly in the Marly-le-Roi commune is completed for Louis XIV.
  • The Canal de l'Eure with its notable aqueduct, designed by the military engineer Lieutenant Général Vauban to serve Versailles for Louis XIV, is begun; work is abandoned about 1690.
  • Middle Temple gateway, Fleet Street, London, designed by Roger North, is completed.
  • 1686
  • The Het Loo Palace at Apeldoorn in the Netherlands, designed by Jacob Roman and Johan van Swieten and begun in 1684, is completed; the garden is designed by Claude Desgotz.
  • 1687
  • Neanderkirche in Düsseldorf (begun 1683) is completed.
  • The rebuilding of Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, England, begins under William Talman.
  • The Parthenon in Athens is extensively damaged in the Morean War.
  • 1688
  • Friends meeting house at Jordans, Buckinghamshire, England.
  • 1689
  • Windsor Guildhall in Berkshire, England, designed by Sir Thomas Fitz (or Fiddes), is completed by Christopher Wren.
  • Bieliński Palace in Otwock Wielki, Poland, designed by Tylman van Gameren, is completed.
  • Lubomirski bathing pavilion at Łazienki Palace, Warsaw, Poland, designed by Tylman van Gameren, is completed.
  • Births

  • 1682 - James Gibbs (died 1754)
  • 1682 - William Benson (died 1754)
  • 1683 - Thomas Ripley (died 1758)
  • 1684 - William Adam (died 1748)
  • c. 1685 - William Kent (died 1745)
  • September 29, 1686 - Cosmas Damian Asam (died 1739)
  • 1686 - Giacomo Leoni (died 1746)
  • January 27, 1687 - Balthasar Neumann (died 1753)
  • Deaths

  • November 28, 1680 - Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian sculptor and architect (born 1598)
  • February 18, 1682 - Baldassare Longhena, Venetian Baroque architect (born 1598)
  • February 20, 1684 - Roger Pratt, English gentleman architect (born 1620)
  • October 9, 1688 - Claude Perrault, French architect (born 1613)
  • References

    1680s in architecture Wikipedia

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