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Encyclopedia > Lansdown Crescent, Bath

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. A Georgian house in Salisbury Georgian architecture at Royal Crescent, Bath, seen from a hot air balloon. ... Statistics Population: 84,000 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: ST745645 Administration District: Bath and North East Somerset Region: South West England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Somerset Historic county: Somerset Services Police force: Avon and Somerset Fire and rescue: Avon Ambulance: South Western Post office... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2005 est. ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


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


Arranged as a crescent, these beautiful buildings have a fine view over Bath, being sited on Lansdown Hill near but higher than the Royal Crescent. William Beckford lived in Nos 19 and 20. Royal Crescent, Bath. ... A hot air balloon launching in front of the Royal Crescent. ... William Beckford could be either: William Beckford (politician) (1709 - 1770) - a political figure in London. ...


It is a grade I listed building.[1] Buckingham Palace, a Grade I listed building. ...


References

  1. ^ 1 to 20 Lansdown Crescent. Images of England. Retrieved on 2006-11-14.

 
 

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