Trinity College Cambridge, University Architecture, Architect, Date, Building Design, Wren Library
Trinity College Buildings, Cambridge, southeast England, UK
Traditional Cambridge College Buildings – design by 5th Studio Architects
Trinity College Cambridge
Trinity College – Wolfson Building addition
Date built: 2006
Architects: 5th Studio
Trinity College Addition : 5th Studio
Adjacent buildings include
Trinity Hall College – Hall of Residence, Wychfield site
Dates built: 2006-08
Design: RH Partnership
Approximate construction cost: £11m
Address: Saint John’s Street, Cambridge CB2 1TQ
Contact: 01223 338 400
The oldest parts of the College date from the time of King’s Hall, including the range behind the Clock Tower, which are medieval, and the Great Gate, which was built at the beginning of the 16th century. The tower once stood about 20 yards from where it is now. It was moved to its present site when Great Court was laid out.
Many of the buildings were built through the efforts of Thomas Nevile, who became Master of Trinity in 1593, including the main features of Great Court and a large part of the beautiful, cloistered court on the side of the Hall that faces the river.
Nevile’s Court was completed in the late 17th century when the library designed by architect Sir Christopher Wren was built. New Court and courts on the other side of Trinity Street opposite the Great Gate were erected in the 19th century. Recent buildings include Blue Boar Court and Burrell’s Field.
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