Georgian Society for East Yorkshire

Colen Campbell's Birthday

Architecture

Architecture

Monday, 15th June 1676

Colen Campbell was born this day in 1676. He was a Scottish Architect who travelled on Italy between 1695 and 1702. He published the first three volumes of "Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect" between 1715 and 1725 - an important work which catalogued the designs of British Architects.