Cambridge 2000: university: Senate House Hill: Great St Mary's (University) Church
|Description: university: Senate House Hill: Great St Mary's (University) Church|
|Date built: 1491-1608|
Great St Mary's is known as the university church. It is
mainly known now for its tower, which is open to the public
of the centre of the city.
Distance in Cambridge used to be measured relative to this
church, as is witnessed by
so this can be considered to be the centre of Cambridge.
Students are still required during full term to live within
3 miles (5 km) of the church, and university officers within
20 miles (32 km) unless granted explicit permission otherwise.
is on the east side of the building (to the right,
in the photograph).
Other photographs within 100 m: