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John Nash (1752-1835)

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John Nash (1752-1835), architect

1752 Born during in Lambeth, south London. His father was a Welsh millwright also called John (1714–1772).

From 1766 or 67, John Nash trained with the architect Sir Robert Taylor. The apprenticeship was completed in 1775 or 1776

Commissioned to build three gaols - 1789-92 Carmarthen, 1791-97 Cardigan and 1792-96Hereford

1790-93 Repaired front of St. David's Cathedral

1793 and 1797 Bridges at Aberystwyth

1795 and 1798 Stanford Bridge

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