TQ8209 : Pelham Crescent, Hastings, East Sussex

near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

Pelham Crescent, Hastings, East Sussex
Pelham Crescent, Hastings, East Sussex
The crescent had become run down and not well looked after in recent years. As with many sea-side towns, the shops to the bottom survive mostly from tourist during the summer, many of which lay empty. An art gallery can be found to the centre.

Since taking this photo the grey buildings have been painted yellow TQ8209 : Georgian villas, Pelham Crescent
Pelham Crescent & St Mary in the Castle
An imposing grade II* listed crescent with St Mary in the Castle central portico overlooking the sea, with the cliff behind it.

The centre-piece of Pelham Crescent, St Mary In The Castle was built in 1828, by Joseph Kay. It is formed by a large white portico to the principal elevation with a curved auditorium behind. This is accessed from the art gallery off Pelham Place.

1-8 Pelham Crescent Grade II* listed LinkExternal link
St Mary In The Castle Grade II* listed LinkExternal link
Pelham Arcade Grade II listed LinkExternal link
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2007
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 October, 2007   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 20 October, 2007
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
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Street 
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Crescent   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8208 0938 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.3163N 0:35.1330E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8205 0936
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