TL4458 : King's College, Cambridge: Front Court

taken 8 years ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

King's College, Cambridge: Front Court
King's College, Cambridge: Front Court
Looking from the corner of the chapel towards the early 19th century "Gothick" gatehouse that gives onto the heaving mass of King's Parade.
King's College
King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.
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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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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Cambridge (from Tags)
University College 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4476 5833 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.2515N 0:7.0165E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4469 5836
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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