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A Georgian Landmark

The Royal Crescent

This photo from the 1930s shows the Royal Crescent has changed little over time...
This photo from the 1930s shows the Royal Crescent has changed little over time...
...although the motor cars have.
...although the motor cars have.

These 30 terraced houses were built from 1767-1774 by architect John Wood the Younger.

Over its 240 years the houses have been modernised, but the Georgian façade remains unchanged.

Today, the Royal Crescent is one of the most recognisable streets in Bath.

 

Images: Copyright Bath Records Office - BRO PX331 Royal Crescent, Wikicommons - Bath Circus clean

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