The year 1847 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structuresEdit
- March 31 – The first mass is celebrated in St. Patrick's Basilica, Montreal, designed by Pierre-Louis Morin and Father Félix Martin.
- April 15 – Lords Chamber in the Palace of Westminster in London, rebuilt to the design of Charles Barry with decoration by Augustus Pugin.
- June 28 – Trains first use Broadstone railway station in Dublin, Ireland, designed by John Skipton Mulvany.
- June 30 – Water first flows along the Roquefavour Aqueduct in the south of France, engineered by Jean François Mayor de Montricher.
- August 3 – Trains first use Huddersfield railway station in the north of England, designed by James Pigott Pritchett.
- September 10 – Trains first use Carlisle Citadel railway station in the north of England, designed by William Tite.
- November – Trains first use Bury St Edmunds railway station in the east of England, probably designed by Sancton Wood.
- First performance at the Carltheater in Vienna, designed by Eduard van der Nüll and August Sicard von Sicardsburg.
- Madina Mosque, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India, rebuilt under the supervision of Sadeq Ali Khan.
- St Marie's Church (Roman Catholic), Rugby, England, designed by Augustus Pugin.
- Rectory, Rampisham, Dorset, England, designed by Augustus Pugin.
- ^ John Summerson: The Architectural Association 1847–1947, Pleiades Books, London 1947.
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- ^ "Heritage Murshidabad » Imambara". Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2012-06-17.
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