Crescent (architecture)

A crescent is an architectural structure where a number of houses, normally terraced houses, are laid out in an arc to form a crescent shape. A famous historic crescent is the Royal Crescent in Bath, England.[1]


The following are examples of architectural crescents:


  1. ^ Risebero, Bill (1979). The Story of Western Architecture. London: The Herbert Press. pp. 159–160. ISBN 0 273 01335 1.
  2. ^ "Clontarf Georgian jewel on the market for €1.25m". 7 November 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  3. ^ Kostof, Spiro (1985). A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 619–620. ISBN 0-19-503472-4.