- My age:
- Service for:
- I prefer male
- Color of my eyes:
- I’ve got soft gray-green eyes but I use colored contact lenses
- My gender:
- My gender is girl
- My hair:
- I can speak:
- What is my Zodiac sign:
- My Sign of the zodiac Libra
- What is my body type:
- I'm quite strong
- What I like to drink:
- What is my favourite music:
- Hip hop
It is one of the finest and best preserved strongholds in the country. It is easy to see why Pembroke was declared a conservation area in
Foundress Court was finished in In the College engaged the architect Nicholas Ray to renovate the Waterhouse Hall, installing discreet twenty-first century technology and enlarging its capacity. Having saved the Old Library, Scott was also responsible for the expansion of the College towards the north east of the site, with the construction of New Court in The buildings of New Court combine allusions to the architecture of the three centuries with almost Arts and Crafts motifs in the groups of angels sculpted at the exterior corners and in some of the interior woodwork.
The Twentieth Century The steady increase in student s in the early twentieth century necessitated further extension of the College. Home The College About Pembroke.
The original Chapel still exists and is today known as the Old Library. His tactic was successful: in the College reversed its decision on the Old Library and restored its use to a meeting room.
So, inthe College commissioned Eric Parry to undertake a large construction project to house 92 students in the south-east corner of the garden, in place of the Master's Lodge and Garden. The original buildings comprised in a single court now called Old Court all the component parts of a college - Chapel, hall, kitchen and buttery, Master's lodgings, students' rooms - and the statutes provided for a manciple, a cook, a barber and a laundress.
Both the founding of the College and the building of the Chapel - the first college Chapel in Cambridge - required the grant of a Papal Bull. By the end of the fourteenth century the original First Court now Old Court was complete.
Pembroke is the earliest Cambridge College to survive today on its original site with an unbroken constitution from its first foundation. A flat ceiling was introduced, with two storeys of rooms above providing extra accommodation.
During his imprisonment in the Tower of London during the Civil War he vowed that, if he were released, he would build a new chapel for his College. In the s and s the College was extensively refurbished, to improve the standard of accommodation and to prevent decay.
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The east end was extended by George Gilbert Scott Junior in The former chapel was converted soon afterwards into a library - this room with a magnificent plasterwork ceiling is now known as the Old Library. The steady increase in student s in the early twentieth century necessitated further extension of the College.
There then elapsed over two hundred years before any further major development took place. In the mid s some cosmetic alterations were made to the Hall, but in with the election of a new Master and undergraduate s increasing the College needed to expand.
Foundation and the first buildings
In about work began on the area to the north of Old Court and Ivy Court came into being. By the two-thirds of the buildings on the Pembroke Street side of Ivy Court were completed, with the remaining third being added in when the land was acquired. Even so, it remained impossible to house most junior members on site.
The Victorian College After the completion of the buildings in Ivy Court and the construction of the Chapel no further building work took place in Pembroke till the s. Ading Wren's chapel a cloister was built; the cloister records the names of Pembroke men who fell in the wars of and After the completion of the buildings in Ivy Court and the construction of the Chapel no further building work took place in Pembroke till the s.
Scott in advised the College to preserve the ancient buildings and delayed submitting plans for the remodelling of the Old Library.
The architect W. Caroe was commissioned to de two buildings. This he did, choosing for the architect his nephew, and the Chapel of Pembroke, consecrated inis the first completed work of Sir Christopher Wren and the first chapel in Oxford or Cambridge in the classical style.
Besides adding a decorative feature to this part of College there was a practical element to the bridge: connecting Pitt Building to New Court allowed students to pass between the two sections of College without needing to leave College or trespass in the area that was then the Fellows' Garden. The Hall was originally a single-storey building with a pitched roof, however the roof was removed in and a flat ceiling installed above the Hall allowing a new library to be built the Foundress provided in early statutes for a librarian, but the location of the original library is uncertain.
This left the Hall looking ramshackle: after much debate, the Fellows agreed to its demolition, Waterhouse deing a new Hall — a single room with an open timber roof. Between and the south range of Ivy Court was built with money bequeathed by Sir Robert Hitcham; it is still known as Hitcham Building. Red Buildings presented a new style to Cambridge — a red-brick building with a high tower in French Renaissance style.