Geo-Trips :: A race against the dying of the light

Cambridge

A walk from Trumpington Street, Sun, 9 Dec 2018 by Basher Eyre

My sister decided to take my mum to Cambridge to see an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum; and asked if I wanted to come along for the ride. "Not 'arf!" I replied à la Alan Freeman. However, by the time we got there it was nearly 2pm. So I set myself the near-impossible task of trying to find all 16 of the pre-Modern Era Cambridge Colleges. This is how I got on...

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (54)
Plaque on the Cambridge University Press Bookshop

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (53)
Senate House Passage... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (1)
Looking from The Fen Causeway onto Trumpington Road

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (2)
Road sign outside the Royal Cambridge Hotel

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (3)
Looking from Trumpington Street into Lensfield Road

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (4)
Sub post-office in Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (5)
Bistro in Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (6)
Restaurant in Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (7)
Approaching the Fitzwilliam Museum

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (8)
I'm a teacher and it is a common conversation in our profession that successive... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (9)
Junction of Fitzwilliam Street and Trumpington Street

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Fitzwilliam Street

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Zebra crossing in Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (12)
Loch Fyne, Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (13)
University Newsagents, Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (14)
My own alma mater commemorated- no I never reached the dreaming spires. However,... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (14)
Peterhouse, Cambridge

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Tombs outside Little St Mary's

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Churchyard, Little St Mary's http://www.lsm.org.uk/

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (17)
The Chapel at Pembroke, Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (18)
Emmanuel, Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (19)
Lamppost in Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (20)
Pembroke College - Old Court

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Pembroke College Chapel https://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/college/about-pembroke/chapel

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Pembroke Street

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Mill Lane

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Botolph Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (25)
Church of St Botolph

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Looking from Trumpington Street into Silver Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (27)
Cambridge University Press https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge_University_Press

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (28)
Gift shop in Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (29)
Corpus Christi College

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St Catharine's College

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Houses in Trumpington Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (32)
Mid section of Trumpington Street

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The Cambridge Chop House, King's Parade.

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Bene't Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (35)
St Bene't's Church

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St Bene't's Churchyard

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (37)
The Eagle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Eagle,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (38)
Wine merchants in King's Parade

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Pedestrians in King's Parade

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Café-restaurant in King's Parade

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Broadcasting trucks outside King's College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (42)
Fine arts and crafts gallery in King's Parade

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (42)
King's College Visitor Centre

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (43)
Looking southwards in King's Parade

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (44)
Lamppost in King's Parade

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (45)
Great St Mary's https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_St_Mary_the_Great,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (46)
3D map in King's Parade

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (47)
Pedestrians outside Great St Mary's

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (48)
Me snapping him snapping Great St Mary's

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (49)
Looking towards Caius https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gonville_and_Caius_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (50)
St Mary's Street

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Trinity Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (52)
Looking from Caius towards Great St Mary's... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (55)
Entrance to Caius https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gonville_and_Caius_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (56)
Pedestrians in Trinity Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (57)
Michaelhouse https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michaelhouse,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (58)
Cut through by Michaelhouse

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (59)
Looking west-northwest along Trinity Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (60)
Mid section of Trinity Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (61)
Rear entrance to Trinity College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinity_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (62)
Looking southwards in Trinity Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (63)
Garret Hostel Lane viewed from Trinity Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (64)
Footpath closed in Trinity Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (65)
Entrance to Trinity Hall https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Trinity_Hall,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (66)
Cut through from Trinity Lane to Clare College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (67)

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (68)

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (69)
Clare College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clare_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (70)
Western end of Senate House Passage

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (71)
Approaching the junction of Trinity and Garett Hostel Lanes

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (72)
Looking from Trinity Lane into Garett Hostel Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (73)
Shop at the junction of Trinity Street and Rose Crescent

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (74)
Looking from Trinity Lane into Rose Crescent

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (75)
Shop in Trinity Street (possibly run by a Macc Lads fan?)

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (76)
Mid section of Trinity Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (77)
Looking from Trinity Street into Green Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (78)
Looking southwards along Trinity Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (79)
Approaching Trinity College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (80)
Front entrance to Trinity College... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (81)
Trinity College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Trinity_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (82)
Dining Hall, Trinity College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (83)
Path within Trinity College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (84)
Visitors within Trinity College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (85)
Approaching St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (86)
Notices opposite the entrance to St John's College

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All Saints Passage https://www.streetcheck.co.uk/postcode/cb23ls

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (88)
Inside St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (89)
Inside St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (90)
Inside St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (91)
At St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (92)
St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (93)
St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (94)
Visitors at St John's College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John%27s_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (95)
The Bridge of Sighs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge_of_Sighs_%28Cambridge%29

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (96)
St John's College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (97)
Looking towards The Round Church https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Sepulchre,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (98)
Bridge Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (99)
Two pubs next door to each other: The Baron of Beef and The Mitre

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (100)
Approaching St Clement's https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Clement%27s_Church,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (101)
Looking from Bridge Street into Portugal Place

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (102)
Looking from Bridge Street into Thompsons Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (103)
Thompsons Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (104)
Bus in Bridge Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (105)
Shops in Bridge Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (106)
The bridge in Bridge Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (107)
Looking towards Magdalene College... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (108)
Looking west-northwest towards Magdalene Street... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (109)
The River Cam https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Cam

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (110)
Quayside

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (111)
Top end of Portugal Place

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (112)
The Maypole

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (113)
Multi-storey car park in Park Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (114)
Houses in Park Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (115)
Looking from Park Streett into Round Church Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (116)
ADC Theatre https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADC_Theatre

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (117)
Friends Meeting House https://www.cambridgeshire-quakers.org.uk/meetings/jesus-lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (118)
Blue plaque in Jesus Lane: also see https://www.marshall.co.uk/about-us/history/

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (118)
West Court, Jesus College... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (120)
Looking along Jesus Lane towards All Saints... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (121)
Pedestrians in Jesus Lane https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_Lane

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (122)
Boundary of Jesus Lane and Sidney Street... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (123)
Looking south-southeast along Sidney Street... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (124)
Sidney Sussex College https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Sussex_College,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (125)
Looking from Sidney Street into Green Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (126)
Sussex Street

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Market Passage

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (128)
Church of Holy Trinity https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Trinity_Church,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (129)
Market Street https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Market_Street,_Cambridge

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (130)
Marks and Spencers https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marks_%26_Spencer

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Petty Cury

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (132)
Entrance to Christ's College

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (133)
Church of St Andrew the Great https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Andrew_the_Great

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (134)
Twilight in St Andrew's Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (135)
Cambridge City Post Office

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (136)
St Columba's Church, with Emmanuel College left rear... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (137)
A festive Hilton Hotel https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilton_Hotels_%26_Resorts

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (138)
Entrance to MAA http://maa.cam.ac.uk/

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (139)
Road sign seen from Downing Street

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (140)
Making my way through the Fitzwilliam Museum... more

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A round the colleges route to Downing Street (141)
Inside the Fitzwilliam Museum: naturally she is not amused... more

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