TL4458 : King's College

taken 11 months ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

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King's College
King's College
King's College
King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
King's was founded in 1441 by Henry VI, soon after he had founded its sister college in Eton. However, the King's plans for the college were disrupted by the Wars of the Roses and resultant scarcity of funds, and his eventual deposition. Little progress was made on the project until in 1508 Henry VII began to take an interest in the college, most likely as a political move to legitimise his new position. The building of the college's chapel, begun in 1446, was finally finished in 1544 during the reign of Henry VIII.
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Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4477 5835 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.2621N 0:7.0257E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4480 5829
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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