James Wyatt (Architect) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

James Wyatt

James Wyatt was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.

Born: Aug 3, 1746, Blackbrook Farm, Weeford
Died: Sept 4, 1813, 2 miles east of Marlborough in carriage accident
Nationality: English
Occupation: Architect

About James Wyatt

Remembered for his works of neo-Gothic and neo-classical architecture, this late 18th-century Englishman designed such landmarks as Fonthill Abbey and Broadway Tower and also fashioned the interiors of academic buildings at several of the Oxford colleges.

Before Fame

While living in Italy during the 1760s, he studied architecture with Antonio Visentini.


He was a rival of Scottish architect and designer Robert Adam.

Family Life

His marriage resulted in four boys: architects Benjamin and Philip; sculptor Matthew; and East India Company employee Charles.


He and Christopher Wren were both prominent English architects.

Information related to James Wyatt

  • Wyatts, an architectural dynasty – The Wyatt family included several of the major English architects across the 18th and 19th centuries.
  • People associated with Sandleford, Berkshire
  • British neoclassical architects
  • 18th-century English architects
  • Burials at Westminster Abbey
  • Royal Academicians

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Latest information about James Wyatt updated on September 03, 2020.

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