Munday, Richard

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Munday, Richard (c.1685–1739). American architect. He designed Colony House (1739–41— an accomplished and pretty work with a Baroque centrepiece) and Trinity Church (1725–6—a timber building owing something to Wren's Church of St James, Piccadilly, London, via Old North Church, Boston, MA (begun 1723) ), both in Newport, RI. He was responsible for other Colonial Georgian buildings (mostly houses) in Newport.

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