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Pembroke College, the Chapel with Hitcham's Cloister

A Grade I Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2016 / 52°12'5"N

Longitude: 0.1188 / 0°7'7"E

OS Eastings: 544892

OS Northings: 258042

OS Grid: TL448580

Mapcode National: GBR L79.T0Y

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.0XMN

Plus Code: 9F426429+JG

Entry Name: Pembroke College, the Chapel with Hitcham's Cloister

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47202

ID on this website: 101125509

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Market

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Mary the Less

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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The Chapel, with Hitcham's Cloister.
tl 4458 SE 6/277 26.4.50
The Chapel 1663-5. By Sir Christopher Wren, extended one bay Eastwards
in 1880 by George Gilbert Scott, the existing East end being re-erected.
It is the earliest completed work by Wren. Built of Portland stone with
a Corinthian order, inspired possibly by Serlio. There is an hexagonal
cupola on the roof. Original lead rainwater heads with the initial W the
original interior features include an elaborate plaster ceiling, oak communion
rails, panelling and stalls, marble pavements and oak reredos, the organ
is 1707 by Bernard Smith, restored 1863.
Hitcham's Cloister, 1664-6. Six bay arcade, each end one being of the
late C19. Ashlared ground floor, range of brick chambers above. All
restored in late C19. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL4489258042

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