Eton College

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Eton was founded in 1440 by the young Henry VI. Then, it consisted of a church, a poorhouse and a community of secular priests providing free education to 70 choirboys and scholarship students. The school was then opened to non-scholarship students and became very popular with nobility. The college chapel with its superb frescoes (15C) is one of the finest examples of the Perpedicular style in England.

Useful information

Address:

Eton High Street, SL4 6DW Windsor

Opening hours

[School Yard, chapel, cloister and Museum of Eton Life 25 Mar-20 Apr and Jul-Aug: 10.30am-4.30pm; 21 Apr-29 Jun and Sep-Oct: Wed, Fri and weekends 1.30pm-4.30pm, last admission 1am before closing - chapel closed 1pm-2pm, Sun 12.30pm-2pm]

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