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Colen Campbell
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Born in Nairn, Highlands
Born on 15th of June 1676
Died on 13rd of September 1729

Born 1679. Died 1726 - Scottish architect.


Earliest recorded design was Shawfield Mansion, Glasgow (1712, demolished 1795). Influenced British neo-Palladianism. Best known buildings include Rolls House (1717), Burlington House (1718-19), Houghton Hall, Norfolk, Mereworth Castle, Kent and Compton Place, Eastbourne.

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