The Senate House

Date:
17 Apr 2006
Location:
The Senate House, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reference:
IOE01/15486/27
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

THE OLD SCHOOLS 1.

942 The Senate House TL 4458 SE 6/308 26.4.50 I 2.

1722-30. By James Gibbs. The West end being finally completed, in stone by James Essex in 1767-8. Portland stone ashlar. The South front has 9 bays, the central 3 flanked by fluted attached Corinthian columns with a pedimented entablature and vases. The windows have moulded architraves and alternate straight and curved pediments, The East end has a 3 bay pedimented centrepiece. The North front is as the South with no centrepiece, the West front is also similar. The interior has a continuous gallery, Roman Doric pilasters and complete panelling below, the woodwork by James Essex senior. Enriched plasterwork above by Artari and Bagutti. Marble pavement by Christopher Cass. 2 full length marble statues; the 6th Duke of Somerset by Rysbrack 1756, Pitt the younger by Nollekens 1812. (RCHM 16).

Listing NGR: TL4477958484

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2061 IOE Records taken by Peter Tree; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Peter Tree. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Tree, Peter

Rights Holder: Tree, Peter

Keywords

Ashlar, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, University, Education