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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The 19th century neo-Gothic New Court, probably one of the best known buildings in Cambridge, was the first major building built by any of the colleges on the west side of the river. Despite the College’s original intention to get the architects to build another copy of Second Court, plans were eventually accepted for a fashionably romantic building in the ‘Gothic’ style. It is a three-sided court of tall Gothic Revival buildings, closed on the fourth side by an open, seven-bayed …

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    1910-01-01
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    G. Massiot & cie
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    King’s College (King’s College of Our Lady and St. Nicholas in Cambridge) was the second royal foundation in Cambridge, inaugurated by Henry VI in 1441. William Wilkins was a proponent of both the Greek Revival and Gothic Revival styles. The stone entrance screen integrates fully with the Gatehouse. Wilkins also constructed the South Range with Great Hall and Library (also known as the New Buildings) in the same building campaign, 1823-1828.

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    1910-01-01
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    G. Massiot & cie
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    Eton College, often referred to simply as Eton, is a British independent (“public”) school for boys aged 13 to 18. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as “The King’s College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor”. The brick gatehouse of the east range of Schoolyard (west range of Cloister) was begun in the 1440s but finished by Lupton in 1517-1520. The clock is 18th century as are the open crowning lead cupolas above the polygonal turrets. This was an early use of br…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The tower contains a peal of ten bells hung for English change ringing.

    Magdalen College was founded in 1458 by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. It stands next to the River Cherwell and has within its grounds a deer park and Addison’s Walk. The large, square Magdalen Tower is a famous Oxford landmark, and it is a tradition since the days of Henry VII that the college choir sings from the top of it at 6 a.m. on May Morning. The Great Tower was built between 1492 and 1509 by Wil…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Magdalen Bridge was designed by John Gwynn of Shrewsbury and built 1772-1790; widened in 1882.

    Magdalen College was founded in 1458 by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. It stands next to the River Cherwell and has within its grounds a deer park and Addison’s Walk. The large, square Magdalen Tower is a famous Oxford landmark, and it is a tradition since the days of Henry VII that the college choir sings from the top of it at 6 a.m. on May Morning. The Great Tower was built betwe…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    With two commanding towers and an impressive baroque dome (designed by Andrés García de Quiñones in the mid-18th century).

    La Clerecía (17th-18th centuries), a Jesuit complex including Baroque collegium (theological seminary), cloister and a church with a large façade. This fine example of Spanish baroque architecture has belonged to the Pontificia University since 1941. King Felipe III was responsible for ordering its construction in 1617 and the work took almost 50 years to complete. With …

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    El Colegio Mayor de San Bartolomé, Colegio Mayor de Anaya or Old College was founded in 1401 by Don Diego de Anaya (Maldonado), as a school affiliated with the University of Salamanca. It ceased as an independent college in 1798. It was housed in the palace that Anaya built as archbishop (Palacio de Anaya). It currently houses the Faculty of Philology at the University of Salamanca. It is one of the few Neoclassical buildings in Salamanca; the architects are José de Hermosilla and Juan de Sag…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The college, (which is a primary and secondary school), was created in 1884 by combining various historic buildings including the former hôtel particulier of the military general of Burgundy (1785-1786, located at Rue Vannerie, 41). The Hôtel Chartraire de Montigny is next door at Rue Vannerie, 39 and was begun in 1670. The buildings were adapted and joined together by Charles Suisse (1846-1906), a follower of Viollet-le-Duc. In 1971 the city repurchased the buildings to allow for restoration…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The college (a Catholic school for lower and secondary education) was founded in 1863. After a dispute with a liberal city council, Cardinal Sterckx bought the Baroque Hof van Prant, which was converted into the school. The Hof van Prant was a grand town house built by Cosmas of Prant (Baron Blaasveld, died 1650), one of the councillors of the Great Council (the regional ruling authority) in the first half of the 17th century. Cosmas of Prant was also nine times elected burgemester of Mechelen.

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Used as a primary school ca. 1970.

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