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1820 in architecture

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1820 in architecture

The year 1820 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Events

  • Approximate date - Gatcombe Park, Gloucestershire, England, is remodelled by George Basevi (a relative of the owner at this time, economist David Ricardo).
  • Buildings completed

  • Charlotte Square, completing the construction of New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland; laid out to the design of Robert Adam (died 1792).
  • Bakers Island Light, Salem, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Citadelle Laferrière in Haiti, the largest fortification in the Americas.
  • Clock tower of Cathedral of St. Mary the Crowned, Gibraltar.
  • Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire, England, by Robert Smirke.
  • Inveraray Jail and Courthouse, Scotland, by James Gillespie Graham.
  • Óbuda Synagogue, Hungary.
  • Pont de la Tosca, Andorra.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: François Villain
  • Births

  • April 21 - Peter Kerr, architect (died 1912)
  • date unknown - George Devey, artist and architect (died 1886)
  • Deaths

  • March 7 - Thomas Baldwin, English surveyor and architect in Bath (born c.1750)
  • May 17 - Vincenzo Brenna, Italian architect and painter (born 1747)
  • September 3 - Benjamin Latrobe, Neoclassical architect known for the Capitol building (born 1764)
  • October 4 - Thomas Hope, architect and house joiner (born 1757)
  • References

    1820 in architecture Wikipedia


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