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St Aldates

PEMBROKE
 

 

Oxford

 

Pembroke College was founded by King James I in 1624. It was named after William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke, the Lord Chamberlain and Chancellor of the University.

 

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In 2013 a footbridge was introduced to connect the existing college to its new buildings. One of the features of the walkway which is particularly elegant, is the single sheet used as a balustrade. This gives the footbridge a very airy, light look.

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Towards the back of Pembroke College, on the south side of Brewer Street, the old medieval city wall once stood. 

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Outside the Old Bodleian Library, stands a bronze statue of William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke.