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Royal Crescent

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Address: Bath BA1 1EE, England
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+44 1225 477101
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Designed by John Wood II (1767-75), the Royal Crescent is comprised of...

Designed by John Wood II (1767-75), the Royal Crescent is comprised of thirty houses, shaped like a half-Colosseum, which uses a gigantic series of Ionic columns on high bases.

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It was during this visit that I learnt that The Royal Crescent is based on the moon, as the Architect and Son were very interested in astrology, also that all Grade I buildings in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was during this visit that I learnt that The Royal Crescent is based on the moon, as the Architect and Son were very interested in astrology, also that all Grade I buildings in Bath have to have white painted front doors. So look out for the one painted yellow near the centre of the Crescent. A titled lady objected... More 

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St Germans , Cornwall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Completed c 1776 and built in the wonderful cream coloured Bath stone this must be one of the finest 18th century purpose built housing schemes in Europe

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Thank Robertscargill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Crescent is a typical image shown on tv and in books when Bath is mentioned. Great to see the Georgian architecture at its best.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An absolute must see! This place is famous for a reason. Beautiful buildings and huge, much bigger than I'd imagined.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great time we had ! We went into number 1 the museum and purchased our tickets watched a small film about the man who lived there then proceeded to walk through the house in every room there is a guide who explains everything about the room and why it's decorated the way it is . I found the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing buildings. Views over the city fantastic. Lovely little park in front too. Worth the walk from the centre.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see when in Bath and is a short walk from the city centre. Lovely to see the architecture and the gardens in front.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the most elegant and beautiful Georgian building in the country. The Royal Crescent Hotel in the middle is a top destination and serves excellent meals. Number 1, Royal Crescent, is a must visit museum illustrating life above and below stairs in Georgian England.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to visit and walk around. It has great historical significance to Bath and the spa.

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Thorpe le Soken, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the circus first and was a little disappointed with the plainness of the buildings with lots of empty properties.

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