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Old Royal Naval College, London

Located in Greenwich, London, England

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and originally Greenwich Hospital. The Royal Naval College was used as a Royal Navy training establishment between 1873 and 1998. Buildings used by the University of Greenwich, the Trinit...

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Eton College

Located in Eton, Berkshire, South East England, England

Perhaps the UK's most famous school. Founded in 1440. A short drive from Windsor. Old Etonians include British Prime Ministers and Nobel Laureates...

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Lancing College

Located in Lancing, West Sussex, South East England, England

Dating from the mid-nineteenth century. Lancing College is an indpendent school on the South Downs and a short distance from Brighton. The novelist Evelyn Waugh was educated here...

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King's College Chapel, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Perhaps the UK's most famous chapel and part of King's College, Cambridge University. In our opinion, best viewed from The Backs or from within a punt on the River Cam. Open to visitors, if possible try to attend Evenson...

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Corpus Christi, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

One of the oldest colleges in Cambridge and Oxford Universities. 'Corpus Christi College is one of the ancient colleges of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1352 by the Guilds of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virg...

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Christ Church College, Oxford University

Located in Oxford, Oxfordshire, South East England, England

Founded in 1525 as Cardinal College by Thomas Wolsey . Refounded as Christ Church in 1546 by Henry VIII. Both a college and cathedral. Christ Church has produced thirteen Bristish prime ministers. A setting for Harry Pot...

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King's College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Founded in 1441 by King Henry VI. King's College was specifically for boys from Eton College (NOTE: Eton College was originally a charity school to provide free education to seventy poor boys who were then sent on to Kin...

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Bridge of Sighs, St John's College, Cambridge Univ

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Built in 1831 to bridge St John's College at the River Cam. In 'the Backs' and best seen from a punt. There's another Bridge of Sighs in Oxford: Bridge Of Sighs, Oxford University...

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Marischal College & Museum, Aberdeen University

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

Founded in 1593, a college of Aberdeen University. 'The second-largest granite structure in the world' (source: Marischal Museum website). Built in the nineteenth century on the site of a much earlier Franciscan Friary w...

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Tattershall College

Located in Tattershall, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England

Remains of a grammar school for church choristers. Built in the mid-15th century by Ralph, Lord Cromwell. The oldest grammar school in Lincolnshire...

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King's Parade, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Street outside King's College, Cambridge University offering one of the classic views of Cambridge. We'd recommend a short walk starting outside the Fitzwilliam Museum. Stroll up through King's Parade and then into Trini...

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St Catharine's College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Founded in 1473 but rebuilt in the seventeenth century, St Catharine's is located in the centre of Cambridge. 'St Catharine' most probably refers to the patron saint of learning. If you're exploring the college, why not...

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Pembroke College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Founded in the middle of the fourteenth century by the widow of the Earl of Pembroke. Cambridge University's third oldest college behind Peterhouse College, Cambridge University and Clare College, Cambridge University. '...

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Peterhouse College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

'The oldest and smallest' college in Cambridge University. 'Peterhouse is the oldest of the constituent colleges in the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 1284 by Hugo de Balsham, Bishop of Ely, on its current s...

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Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Founded in 1496 and on the fringe of central Cambridge. 'The College ... originally consisted of buildings taken over from the nunnery of St Mary and St Radegund: namely the chapel, and the cloister attached to it; the n...

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Christ's College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

College to John Milton, one of the world's greatest writers, and Charles Darwin, one of the world's greatest scientists. Founded in 1437 and then refounded by Lady Margaret Beaufort at the beginning of the sixteenth cent...

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All Souls College, Oxford University

Located in Oxford, Oxfordshire, South East England, England

Founded in 1438. A significant proportion of the fellows of All Souls are not career academics. Not open to undergraduate students. Today, primarily an academic research institution. Fellows have included Sir Isaiah Berl...

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Magdalen College Museum

Located in Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England

William Patten known as William of Waynflete (born 1395) authorised the building of the college in 1484 . The Grade 1 Listed building is a scheduled ancient monument. Having founded the Magdalen College at Oxford, the sc...

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Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Founded in 1546. The largest and wealthiest college at Cambridge and Oxford Universities with an estimated endowment of about 700million. King Edward VII, King George VI and Prince Charles all attended Trinity College....

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Merton College, Oxford University

Located in Oxford, Oxfordshire, South East England, England

Founded in the 1260s by Walter de Merton, chancellor to Henry III and later to Edward I. Part of Oxford University. Alumni include William Harvey (discovered circulation of blood in seventeenth century), T.S.Eliot and J....

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