TL4458 : New Museums Site, Cambridge University

taken 1 year ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

New Museums Site, Cambridge University
New Museums Site, Cambridge University
The New Museums Site is a major site of the University of Cambridge, located in the centre of the city, on Pembroke Street and Free School Lane, sandwiched between Corpus Christi College, Pembroke College and Lion Yard. The smaller and older of two university city-centre science sites (the other is the Downing Site), the New Museums Site houses many of the university's science departments, lecture halls and examination rooms, as well as two museums.
Formerly the site of the university Botanic Garden (which is now between Hills Road and Trumpington Road in the south of the city), the New Museums Site is an eclectic mixture of grand Victorian buildings erected between 1870 and 1909, such as the Old Cavendish Laboratory; yellow-brick buildings from the 193040s, largely utilitarian with the exception of the Mond Building; and modernist glass-and-concrete buildings dating from the 1970s, such as the Materials Science and Metallurgy tower.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Friday, 14 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4497 5817 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.1619N 0:7.1966E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4498 5816
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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