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Clare College, the Buildings Surrounding the Fore and Principal Courts

A Grade I Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2051 / 52°12'18"N

Longitude: 0.1156 / 0°6'56"E

OS Eastings: 544665

OS Northings: 258427

OS Grid: TL446584

Mapcode National: GBR L79.L30

Mapcode Global: VHHK2.YTGY

Entry Name: Clare College, the Buildings Surrounding the Fore and Principal Courts

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47108

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Town: Cambridge

District Council Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Edward King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

CLARE COLLEGE
1.
942
The Buildings surrounding
the Fore and Principal Courts
TL 4458 SE 6/249 26.4.50.
I
2.
Built of Ketton and Weldon stone ashlar with Collyweston stone slate and
lead roofs between 1638 and 1715, being delayed by the Civil War. They
are, however, a remarkably unified and fine example of the Early Renaissance
style. East Range and Main Gateway 1638-41 with alterations in 1891. Many
C17 and C18 internal features. South Range 1640-42. Many C17 internal
features. North Range with Hall and Library 1683-93. By Robert Grumbold.
The interior of the Hall altered 1870-72 by Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt. Library
woodwork by James Essex 1729. West Range 1640-1715. Master's Lodge re-modelled
in 1815. Many features of the late C17 and early C18 remain. Chapel 1763-69.
Designed by Sir James Burrough and James Essex. (All described in the
RCHM).


Listing NGR: TL4466558427

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