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1740 in architecture

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1740 in architecture

The year 1740 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • In Ballymena (Ireland), the original Ballymena Castle burns down.
  • Buildings

  • Teatro Regio (Turin) opened.
  • Teatro di Santa Maria, Florence built.
  • Falkenlust Palace, Brühl, Germany, completed.
  • Château d'Hérouville, France, designed by Gaudot, built.
  • In Boston, Massachusetts, Faneuil Hall, the covered market, is built by Huguenot merchant Pierre Faneuil.
  • Old Library, Bristol, probably designed by James Paty the Elder, built.
  • Örskär lighthouse, Sweden, rebuilt in stone to the design of Carl Hårleman.
  • South Wing of St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, designed by James Gibbs, built.
  • Saint Sampson's Cathedral, Saint Petersburg, designed by Pietro Antonio Trezzini, consecrated
  • Old First Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, Delaware) built.
  • Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri, Bundi, Rajasthan, built.
  • In Philadelphia, the house which will become known as Betsy Ross House is built.
  • Church of Santa María de Loreto, Achao on the Chiloé Archipelago completed by about this date.
  • Births

  • Thomas Cooley, English-born architect working in Ireland (died 1784)
  • Deaths

  • Antonio Montauti, Italian sculptor, medallist and possible architect (born 1685)
  • Approximate date - John Strahan, English architect
  • References

    1740 in architecture Wikipedia

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