SP0483 : University of Birmingham - Chamberlain Tower

taken 7 years ago, near to Selly Oak, Birmingham, Great Britain

University of Birmingham - Chamberlain Tower
University of Birmingham - Chamberlain Tower
University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham is a British Redbrick university located in southern Birmingham. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research universities and a founding member of Universitas 21. It received its charter in 1900 as a successor to Mason Science College and the 1825 Birmingham Medical School. Birmingham was the first Redbrick university to gain an official royal charter.
The student population includes around 16,500 undergraduate and 8,000 postgraduate students, making it the largest university in the West Midlands region, and the 11th largest in the UK.
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The Chamberlain Clock Tower
The Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower is located at the University of Birmingham, in the suburb of Edgbaston. It is the tallest free-standing clock tower in the world, although its actual height is the subject of some debate. it is between 99 - 110M tall
The tower was built to commemorate Joseph Chamberlain, the first Chancellor of the University.
It is a prominent landmark in Birmingham, the grade II listed tower LinkExternal link can be seen for miles around, and has become synonymous with the University itself.
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0483 8343 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.9286N 1:55.8216W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0480 8353
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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