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1775 in architecture

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1775 in architecture

The year 1775 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Casino at Marino near Dublin, Ireland, designed by William Chambers is completed at about this date.
  • Fort Belan commanding the western end of the Menai Strait in Wales completed.
  • Midford Castle folly in Somerset, England, built to a design by John Carter.
  • Conygar Tower folly in Somerset, England, built to a design by Richard Phelps.
  • Bygholm Castle manor house in Denmark built to a design by Andreas Møller.
  • Hôtel Grimod de La Reynière town house in Paris built to a design by Jean-Benoît-Vincent Barré.
  • The Wick house in Richmond, Surrey, England, built to a design by Robert Mylne.
  • Bostock Hall in Cheshire, England, rebuilt, probably to a design by Samuel Wyatt.
  • Ingersley Hall in Cheshire, England built about this date.
  • Births

  • May 8 – George Gwilt the younger, English architect (died 1856)
  • October 23 – Gottlob Friedrich Thormeyer, German neoclassical architect (died 1842)
  • November 23 – Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray, German architect (died 1845)
  • December 17 – Carlo Rossi, Italian-born architect working in Russia (died 1849)
  • Deaths

  • Peter Harrison, English-born architect, active in the Rhode Island colony (born 1716)
  • December 28 – John Phillips, English master carpenter, builder and architect (born c.1709)
  • References

    1775 in architecture Wikipedia


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