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1714 in architecture

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1714 in architecture

The year 1714 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • St Alfege Church, Greenwich, London, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, is completed.
  • Church of St Mary's, Twickenham, London, designed by John James, is consecrated.
  • Church of Santissime Stimmate di San Francesco in Rome, designed by Giovanni Battista Contini, is completed.
  • Church of Tolentini, Venice, is completed to designs of 1590 by Vincenzo Scamozzi with a portico by Andrea Tirali.
  • Altar of the 22-domed wooden summer Church of the Transfiguration at Kizhi Pogost in Karelia is laid.
  • Geffrye Almshouses in London built.
  • Summer Palace of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg, designed by Domenico Trezzini, is completed.
  • Bellevue Palace, Kassel, built as an observatory.
  • Sint-Lodewijkscollege (Lokeren) in Belgium built as a private house.
  • Wotton House in Buckinghamshire, England, is completed.
  • Llanelly House in south Wales is built.
  • Births

  • April 1 - Jean-François de Neufforge, Flemish architect and engraver (died 1791)
  • Robert Taylor, English architect (died 1788)
  • Deaths

  • May - Andreas Schlüter, German baroque sculptor and architect (born 1664)
  • Pietro Perti, Swiss-Italian baroque sculptor and architect working in Lithuania (born 1648)
  • References

    1714 in architecture Wikipedia


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