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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the City of Cambridge. Although mostly focused on the colleges and other buildings of the university, this volume also covers the city's churches and secular structures such as Hobson's Conduit. Note that this volume was originally published in two books and a separate box of maps and plans.

RCHME Inventory Volumes. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1959.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece to Part 1: King's College Chapel, Statuette of Henry VI
Frontispiece to Part 2: Pembroke College Chapel, W. Front
List of plans and illustrations v-xviii
Preface xix-xxi
List of Commissioners xxii
The Royal Warrants xxiii-xxv
Report xxvii-xxxi
Cambridge: The Growth of the City xxxii-lviii
Sectional Preface: Early Cambridge lix-lxxii
Sectional Preface: The University lxxii-lxxxviii
Sectional Preface: Other Buildings lxxxviii-xcviii
Sectional Preface: Building Materials and Procedure xcviii-cvi
Sectional Preface: Fittings cvi-cxxviii
Sectional Preface: Authorities cxxviii-cxxix
Early Remains 1-8
University Buildings 9-25
Christ's College 25-37
Clare College 37-48
Corpus Christi College 48-58
Downing College 58-61
Emmanuel College 61-71
Fitzwilliam House 71-72
Gonville and Caius College 72-81
Jesus College 81-98
King's College 98-136
Magdalene College 137-147
Pembroke College 147-156
Peterhouse 156-167
Queens' College 167-178
St. Catharine's College 179-187
St. John's College 187-202
Selwyn College 202-203
Sidney Sussex College 203-209
Trinity College 209-244
Trinity Hall 245-254
Ecclesiastical Buildings: Parish Churches 254-298
Ecclesiastical Buildings: Miscellaneous 298-304
Secular Buildings: Public Buildings 304-313
Secular Buildings: Miscellaneous 313-319
Secular Buildings: Houses, 104-250 319-358
Secular Buildings: Houses, 251-338 358-391
Earthworks, Mediaeval and Later 391-392
Mouldings in Cambridge City 393-396
Armorial Index 397-414
Glossary 415-423
Index 425-480
Plate 1: Fitzwilliam Museum. Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 1
Plate 2: Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Bronze Age Hoard 2
Plate 3: Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Pagan Saxon Grave Goods 3
Plate 4: Open Fields E. and W. of Cambridge 4
Plate 5: Brasses 5
Plate 6: 16th-Century Brass and Metal Work 6
Plate 7: Communion-Rails 7
Plate 8: Fonts 8
Plate 9: Glass 9
Plate 10: Lecterns 10
Plate 11: Lectern and Image 11
Plate 12: Monuments 12
Plate 13: Monuments 13
Plate 14: Monuments 14
Plate 15: Monuments 15
Plate 16: Monuments 16
Plate 17: Nineteenth-Century Monuments 17
Plate 18: Lettering on Monuments 18
Plate 19: Monuments 19
Plate 20: Monuments 20
Plate 21: Organ-Cases 21
Plate 22: Organ-Cases 22
Plate 23: Church and Chapel Plate 23
Plate 24: Church Plate 24
Plate 25: Panelled Roofs 25
Plate 26: Seating 26
Plate 27: Sedilia 27
Plate 28: Pre-Conquest Stone Carving 28
Plate 29: Mediaeval Stone Carving 29
Plate 30: Mediaeval Stone Carving 30
Plate 31: Late Mediaeval Stone Carving 31
Plate 32: 17th-Century Ecclesiastical Woodwork 32
Plate 33: 17th and 18th-Century Wood Carving 33
Plate 34: 17th and 18th-Century Ecclesiastical Woodwork 34
Plate 35: Miscellaneous Wood Carvings 35
Plate 36: Miscellaneous 19th-Century Glass 36
Plate 37: Architectural Models 37
Plate 38: Bridges 38
Plate 39: 19th-Century College Buildings 39
Plate 40: Bookcases 40
Plate 41: Bookcases 41
Plate 42: 17th-Century Bookcase and Woodwork Details 42
Plate 43: Bookcases 43
Plate 44: Chairs 44
Plate 45: Civic and College Plate 45
Plate 46: Chests 46
Plate 47: Doorcases 47
Plate 48: Fireplace-Surrounds and Overmantels 48
Plate 49: Fireplace-Surrounds 49
Plate 50: Fireplaces 50
Plate 51: Fireplaces 51
Plate 52: Heraldry 52
Plate 53: Heraldry 53
Plate 54: Heraldic Curiosities 54