Old Court, Looking East

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Towards the Hall
Turret and Oriel Window
Looking West
Cantabrigia Illustrata
The South Cloister
View of Master's Lodge

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The unusual position of the chapel, in the centre of one side of the court between open colonnades, was once imitated in Cambridge: by Christopher Wren at Emmanuel College in 1666. He would have been familiar with Peterhouse chapel since it was commissioned by his uncle, Matthew Wren. The dull institutional character of Burrough's refacing of Old Court is clearly shown on the left-hand side.

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