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1701 in architecture

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1701 in architecture

The year 1701 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Sir John Vanbrugh begins work on a house for himself, known as "Goose-pie House" (demolished 1898). At around the same time, he begins work on Castle Howard.
  • Buildings completed

  • Benjamin Cole House, Swansea, Massachusetts
  • Bevis Marks Synagogue, London, England (first synagogue built in England)
  • Dubdi Monastery, West Sikkim, India
  • Església de Sant Esteve de Bixessarri, Andorra
  • Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, Scotland, by William Bruce (begun 1699)
  • Approximate date - Collegiate Church of Saint Magdalena and Saint Stanisław in Poznań, Poland (begun 1651)
  • Births

  • February - Johann Baptist Martinelli, Austrian architect and constructor of Italian descent (died 1754)
  • April 9 - Giambattista Nolli, Italian architect and surveyor (died 1756)
  • June - Nicolai Eigtved, leading proponent of the French rococo style in Danish architecture (died 1754)
  • November 10 - Johann Joseph Couven, German Baroque architect (died 1763)
  • Francesco Maria Preti, Italian Baroque architect (died 1777)
  • Deaths

  • Abraham Leuthner von Grundt, Bohemian master mason (born c.1639/40)
  • References

    1701 in architecture Wikipedia

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