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1711 in architecture

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1711 in architecture

The year 1711 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Events

  • Commission for Building Fifty New Churches set up in London under terms of the New Churches in London and Westminster Act (1710). Most of the nineteen churches it eventually builds or rebuilds will be designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, with John James, Thomas Archer and James Gibbs also participating.
  • Buildings

  • Marlborough House in London, designed by Christopher Wren, is completed.
  • Menshikov Palace (Saint Petersburg) is opened.
  • Pope Clement XI places an Egyptian obelisk in the fountain in front of the Pantheon, Rome.
  • Births

  • September 22 - Thomas Wright, English astronomer, mathematician and garden designer (died 1786)
  • Deaths

  • April 11 - Henry Bell, English architect (born 1647)
  • References

    1711 in architecture Wikipedia


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