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Buildings and structuresEdit
- 1671 – Weston Park, Shropshire, England, is built for Elizabeth Wilbraham.
- Buildings by Christopher Wren in England:
- Church of Monastery of Serra do Pilar in Gaia, Portugal, consecrated.
- Construction of Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, Florida, designed by Ignacio Daza, begins.
- April – Badshahi Masjid in Lahore, Punjab, built for Aurangzeb, is completed.
- St Mary-le-Bow church in London, designed by Christopher Wren, rebuilding completed.
- Monastery of San Francisco, Lima, Peru, is consecrated (completed 1774).
- Berkeley House, London, designed by Hugh May and begun in 1665, is completed.
- June – Work on the new St Paul's Cathedral in London, designed by Christopher Wren, begins.
- June 11 – Theatine Church, Munich, consecrated in form as left by Agostino Barelli.
- August 2 – Portuguese Synagogue (Amsterdam), designed by Elias Bouwman and begun in 1671, is completed.
- Bethlem Royal Hospital in London, designed by Robert Hooke.
- Briggflatts Meeting House near Sedbergh in north-west England built.
- The Royal Greenwich Observatory in London, designed by Christopher Wren is completed.
- Wren Library, Cambridge, the library of Trinity College, England, is designed by Christopher Wren (completed 1695).
- Main courtyards of Les Invalides in Paris, designed by Libéral Bruant, are completed.
- Skokloster Castle in Sweden, designed by Caspar Vogel with Jean de la Vallée and Nicodemus Tessin the Elder, is completed.
- St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Vilnius is completed.
- 1672 – Francis Smith of Warwick, English architect (died 1738)
- 1673 – Johann Friedrich Ludwig, German-born architect working in Portugal (died 1752)
- c.1673 – John James, English architect (died 1746)
- 1676: June 15 – Colen Campbell, Scottish-born Georgian architect (died 1729)
- 1678: March 7 – Filippo Juvarra, Sicilian-born architect (died 1736)
- 1679 – Francesco Zerafa, Maltese architect (died 1758)