Lansdown Crescent, Bath


Lansdown Crescent, Bath

Infobox Historic building


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name= Lansdown Crescent
location_town=Bath
location_country=England
architect=John Palmer
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construction_start_date=1789
completion_date=1793
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structural_system=
style=Georgian architecture

Lansdown Crescent is a well-known example of Georgian architecture in Bath, England, designed by John Palmer and constructed by a variety of builders between 1789 and 1793.

Lansdown Crescent comprises 20 houses, each originally having four floors together with servants' quarters in the basement.

Arranged as a crescent, this building has a clear view over central Bath, being sited on Lansdown Hill near to but higher than the Royal Crescent. William Beckford lived in Nos 19 and 20.

It is a grade I listed building. [cite web | title=1 to 20 Lansdown Crescent | work=Images of England | url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/search/details.aspx?id=442760 | accessyear=2006|accessdate=14 November]

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