Basic Site Details

Name: Queens' College on the Backs
City or county: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1College  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1on the Backs, closing in Friars' Court overlooking the Fellows' Garden and the ancient bowling green


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1February 1958(?) Addition'new building ...[with] 45 sets of rooms for undergraduates, together with two sets for Fellows.' per Builder 7 February 1958 p298-299


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA1958  
Item 2 of 2Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1958 Spence responsible


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Committee, Queen's College 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder7 February 1958  'An addition to Queens' College, on the Backs, Cambridge,' pp298-299; includes ground floor plan and 4 renderings