Robert Mylne, F. R. B.
architect and engineer; b. January 4, 1734; d. May 5, 1811.
He was a descendant of John (IV) Mylne. Mylne travelled in France and Italy, and in 1758 won the gold and silver medals in architecture at the Academy of S. Luke in Rome. He competed successfully for the construction of Blackfriars' Bridge in London, of which he was appointed architect February 28, 1760. This structure was removed in 1868. In 1767 he was appointed surveyor to Canterbury cathedral.




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