King's College

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Founded in 1441 by King Henry VI, the college is set around a Front Court. It is separated from King's Parade by a Gothic revival screen and gatehouse by William Wilkins (1778-1839) and is dominated by the classical-style Gibb's Building. To the left is another building by Wilkins but this is overshadowed by the slim late Perpendicular buttresses of the Chapel which is Cambridge's masterpiece.

Useful information

Adresse : 

King's Parade

Price:

7.50 £ (children 5 £)

Opening hours

school terms 9.30am-3.30pm, Mon 9.45am-3.30pm, Sat 9.30am-3.15pm, Sun 1.15pm-2.30pm; rest of year: 9.30am-4.30pm, Mon 9.45am-4.30pm - park closed during examinations, chapel can be closed on occasions

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