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Pembroke College Chapel, Cambridge

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Pembroke College Chapel, Cambridge
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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Pembroke College is the third oldest of the colleges that make up Cambridge University. It was established in 1347 by Marie de St Pol, the Countess of Pembroke. It was also the first college to have its own chapel, established in 1355 in a single room on Front Court. The current chapel, however, is a much different affair; designed in 1665 by Sir Christopher Wren, one of his first major commissions. Wren's neo-classical style set the tone for other college chapels. This view is the east end, facing onto Trumpington Street.

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