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1704 in architecture

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1704 in architecture

The year 1704 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • English architect and dramatist John Vanbrugh
  • Is commissioned to begin Blenheim Palace.
  • Designs Castle Howard in Yorkshire.
  • New Schleissheim Palace near Munich in Bavaria, designed by Enrico Zuccalli, is completed.
  • Cound Hall, Shropshire, England, designed by John Prince or Price, is completed.
  • Burgh House, Hampstead, London is built.
  • Church of the Ascension, Hall Green, Birmingham, England, probably designed by Sir William Wilson, is consecrated.
  • Hirado Castle in Nagasaki (Japan) is begun by Shigenobu Matsura, 29th lord of the Matsura clan.
  • Births

  • March 6 (bapt.) - Isaac Ware, English architect (died 1766)
  • August 26 (bapt.) - John Wood, the Elder, English architect working in Bath (died 1754)
  • Deaths

  • Paolo Falconieri, Florentine architect, painter and mathematician (born 1638)
  • References

    1704 in architecture Wikipedia


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