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  The Crescent
by bugalugs

This building was built (well not by himself personally) the 5th Duke of Devonshire who lived at Chatsworth House, in 1784 at a cost of 38,000. It was built with accommodation, shops, card rooms, lounges, restaurants for I would assume 'gentry' who came to take the spa waters for which Buxton became famous.

Address: The Crescent
Directions: Opposite the 'Slopes' park area

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 25, 2005
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