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1770 in architecture

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1770 in architecture

The year 1770 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, England, designed by Stiff Leadbetter and John Sanderson, completed
  • Shire Hall, Nottingham, England, designed by James Gandon and Joseph Pickford, completed
  • New National Mint of Bolivia in Potosí completed
  • Palace of Inquisition in Cartagena, Viceroyalty of New Granada, completed about this date
  • Liria Palace in Madrid, designed by Ventura Rodríguez, built about this date
  • Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, probably designed by Manuel Alves Setúbal, consecrated
  • Church of Santissimo Nome di Maria e degli Angeli Custodi, Genoa, begun in 1712, completed about this date
  • Church of La Magdalena, Getafe, Spain, designed by Alonso de Covarrubias and Juan Gómez de Mora and begun in the 16th century, completed
  • Wooden Saint Parascheva Church, Desești, Romania, built
  • New Théâtre du Palais-Royal (rue Saint-Honoré), Paris, designed by Pierre-Louis Moreau-Desproux, opened
  • New L'Opéra of the Palace of Versailles, France, designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel, opened
  • College Edifice, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, designed by Robert Smith of Philadelphia, built
  • Somerset House, Park Lane, London, designed and built by John Phillips, completed
  • Zois Mansion in Ljubljana, Slovenia, completed
  • Summer residences in the Frederiksberg district of Copenhagen, Denmark, built about this date include
  • Rolighed
  • Store Godthåb, probably designed by Johan Christian Conradi
  • Temple of Friendship in Sanssouci Park, Potsdam, Prussia, designed by Carl von Gontard, completed
  • Births

  • 1765/1770 - Fryderyk Bauman, Polish architect and sculptor-decorator (died 1845)
  • Approximate date - Daniel Robertson, American-born British architect and garden designer (died 1849)
  • Deaths

  • March 27 - José Ramírez de Arellano, Spanish baroque architect and sculptor (born 1705)
  • John Bastard, English architect working in Blandford Forum (born c.1688)
  • George Tully, English architect working in Bristol
  • References

    1770 in architecture Wikipedia

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