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1844 in architecture

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1844 in architecture

The year 1844 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Buildings completed

  • June 12 - Abingdon Road railway station near Culham on the line to Oxford in England, designed by I. K. Brunel.
  • August 21 - St Mary's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne (Roman Catholic, later Cathedral) in England, designed by Augustus Pugin.
  • August 27 - St Barnabas Church, Nottingham (Roman Catholic, later Cathedral) in England, designed by Augustus Pugin.
  • October - The Grange, Ramsgate (house), designed for himself by Augustus Pugin.
  • Autumn - The Scott Monument in Edinburgh, Scotland, designed by George Meikle Kemp.
  • Uspensky Cathedral in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
  • Berkshire County Gaol, Reading, England, designed by George Gilbert Scott with William Bonython Moffatt.
  • Berry Hill, near Halifax, Virginia.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Prosper Desbuisson.
  • Births

  • January 3 - Hermann Eggert, German architect (died 1920)
  • June 23 - Émile Bénard, French architect and painter (died 1929)
  • July 3 - Dankmar Adler, German-born American architect (died 1900)
  • Deaths

  • March 6 - George Meikle Kemp, designer of the Scott Monument in Edinburgh (born 1795; drowned).
  • April 15 - Charles Bulfinch, first native-born American to practice architecture as a profession (born 1763)
  • References

    1844 in architecture Wikipedia


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