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1749 in architecture

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1749 in architecture

See also: other events of 1749 and architecture timeline.

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Buildings

  • April 12 - The Radcliffe Camera in Oxford, England, designed by James Gibbs, is opened as a library.
  • Mathematical Bridge at Queens' College, Cambridge, England, designed by William Etheridge, is built by James Essex.
  • La Vieille Charité almshouses in Marseille completed to the designs of Pierre Puget.
  • Work begins on King's Chapel, in Boston, Massachusetts, designed by Peter Harrison.
  • Work begins on Reales Astilleros de Esteiro in Ferrol, Spain.
  • Births

  • June 9 - Andreas Kirkerup, Danish architect (died 1810)
  • Louis Montoyer, Austrian Netherlands architect (died 1811)
  • Angelo Venturoli, Italian architect (died 1821)
  • Deaths

  • January 9 - Henry Herbert, 9th Earl of Pembroke, English courtier and architect (born 1693)
  • January 31 - Roger Morris, English architect (born 1695)
  • References

    1749 in architecture Wikipedia


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