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A college set in beautiful spacious grounds

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Cloister Court
Jesus College was founded in 1496, it’s chapel being the oldest building in use by the University. It is known for its beautiful and spacious grounds. With the exception of only a few, it also allows anyone to walk on its lawns – a rarity in Cambridge University grounds!

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The College of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and the glorious Virgin Saint Radegund, Established 1496
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The view of Cloister Court

The exterior of the Chapel

Stained glass window in the chapel
The college is a little out of the town centre, but well worth a visit for its tranquility and beauty during the summer. Some famous alumni include Thomas Cranmer, once the archbishop of Canterbury, and Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex.
Visitor Information
Jesus College is open daily, dawn to dusk. Entrance is FREE. Tel: 01223 339 339

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