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The ROUND CHURCH, Cambridge

Round Church, Cambridge
The ROUND CHURCH, Cambridge

The Round Church, or the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Cambridge is one of only four round churches in Britain. Influenced by the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Cambridge's round church was built in c1130 and is heavily Norman in style - though has been added to and restored at various times - particularly in the later medieval and Victorian periods. It hasn't been used as a parish church since 1994 and is now a study and visitor centre, with an exhibition about the story of Cambridge. The interior architecture of the round church is lovely - and there are some striking stained glass windows.

Location/Address: Bridge Street
County: Cambridgeshire
Post Code: CB2 1UB
Main Historic Period: Norman
Useful Website Address: Round Church Visitor Centre website
Tip/Nearby: City Centre location close to other colleges and sights
Primary Management: Other
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