Cambridge: Clare College

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Founded in 1326, Clare College is the second oldest surviving college of Cambridge University. Built of Ketton and Weldon stone ashlar, the main gateway (above) dates to the 17th century.

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Located in the heart of historic Cambridge, the Early Renaissance style architecture is enclosed by courtyards.

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Known as the ‘Friendly College’ the buildings have undergone 16th, 17th and 18th century alterations.

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The Master’s Lodge dates to the 19th century with fine views across the courtyard. The buildings and principle courts of Clare College are Grade I listed.

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