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Latitude: 52.2142 / 52°12'51"N
Longitude: 0.1086 / 0°6'30"E
OS Eastings: 544155
OS Northings: 259425
OS Grid: TL441594
Mapcode National: GBR L78.48K
Mapcode Global: VHHK2.TLRY
Entry Name: Murray Edwards College (formerly New Hall)
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1331922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 47937
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Cambridge
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Cambridge The Ascension
Church of England Diocese: Ely
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/11/2014
Murray Edwards College (formerly New Hall)
(Formerly listed as New Hall)
Women's college. 1962-6. Chamberlin, Powell and Bon. White brick, concrete, some polished some bush-hammered. Some flat roofs; hall and library with concrete vaults. Two linked courtyards, the larger with residential accommodation to three sides; the smaller with hall to east and library to west. Mostly three storeys. Hall of Greek cross plan with circular staircases in the angles, and roofed by dome of eight leaves, with indirect top-lighting introduced between. Internally it has segmental arches on four pairs of slim columns. JCR of double height. Interiors of brick and concrete. Library rectangular with barrel-vault, groined for segmental arched windows on the flanks; heavy simple 'cornice'. Galleried interior. Hall and Library are linked by double-height walkways with some offices and meeting rooms behind. Irregular fenestration to residential blocks which have split-pitched roofs, and double-height rooms to upper storey.
N Taylor, Cambridge New Architecture
Listing NGR: TL4415559425
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