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Corpus Christi College

Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RH, England
+44 1223 338000
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Founded in 1352 by the townspeople of old Cambridge, this is one of the older and more central Colleges of Cambridge University.
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THe name of the Library is from the Archbishop Matthew Parker who donated his collection. There are many medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lots of history here, cost of £2.50 to get in, its a case of waling round using their map and drinking in the history. Very interesting.

Thank ArchieOlogy
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This small college was founded by the Guild of Corpus Christ in 1352 and is located in the historical center of Cambridge. It's the 2nd smallest college after Peterhouse (1284) but one of the wealthiest that was founded by ordinary local townspeople! The Old Court...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 6 June 2017

When you are walking around downtown near Kings College you will see Corpus Christi College, one of the many prestigious and beautiful colleges that make up the University of Cambridge. In front of the College's Taylor Library you will see the very strange looking Corpus...More

Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 24 March 2017

this college is the only college founded by the people of cambridge, dating back to the 1300s. the courtyard is a lovely walk and just the asthetics of the building ae wonderful. thoroughly enjoyed my visit

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We took a quick look and a photo op as we walked past this stunning building. We noticed that visitors were welcome so popped in through the huge gates to see the beautiful facade of the building on the other side of the pristine lawns....More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We just wandered into this college as we were passing and it seemed to be open to the public but is much less of a tourist attraction than some of the other "big names". We spent a very pleasant 30 minutes wandering around. At one...More

Thank S_W_Hampshire
Reviewed 5 February 2017

During our free time one afternoon in Cambridge, my wife and I toured Corpus Christi College, which was established in 1352. The admission fee was 2.5 pounds each, or about $7 for both. For that fee, we gained admission to the first court, with magnificent...More

Thank psychprofessor
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I really didn't expect much. As a part of Cambridge history it's important at least passing there. Take a picture and straight ahead.

Thank Paulo S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The college contains lodges that are the oldest in either this University city or Oxford; the lawns are manicured, the buildings are austere and ooze character. The Chapel - modelled on it's larger compatriot in King's - was flooded with organ music when we visited...More

Thank cambsman2015
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