1840 in architectureLast updated
The year 1840 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- 11 May – Wingfield railway station in England, designed by Francis Thompson, is opened. 
- 31 August – Bristol Temple Meads railway station in England, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is opened.
- July Column, Place de la Bastille, Paris, designed by Jean-Antoine Alavoine and Joseph-Louis Duc, erected, incorporating Auguste Dumont's Génie de la Liberté and bas-reliefs by Antoine-Louis Barye and others.
- Khaplu Palace built.
- Old Patent Office Building, Washington D.C., United States completed by Robert Mills.
- Forglen House, Scotland, designed by John Smith, is completed at about this date. 
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