Description: 6, the Crescent
Date Listed: 11 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 325722
OS Grid Reference: SE6163332336
OS Grid Coordinates: 461633, 432336
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7837, -1.0661
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1. (south-east side)
SE 6132 SE 5/47 11.12.68
Built shortly after 1793, on the lines of Lansdowne Crescent, Bath, by
James Audus the elder (1752-1809), a prominent ship-owner. His son James,
an amateur architect, completed The Crescent after the father's death.
Brown brick. Two storeys. Parapet, ranged up to No 5. Front faces west
and has 5 bays: sashes with glazing bars and stucco voussoirs with
gadrooned keystones. Door with oblong fanlight: porch on fluted Tuscan
columns with entablature. Former 2-bay extension to south. Street front
has 2 bays: passage entrance with wooden doorcase consisting of panelled
pilasters, fluted consoles and dentilled pediment, door in panelled
reveals with blind semi-circular fanlight.
Listing NGR: SE6163332336
Source: English Heritage
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