Burrell's Field

Burrell's Field

Ask a question about 'Burrell's Field'
Start a new discussion about 'Burrell's Field'
Answer questions from other users
Full Discussion Forum
Burrell's Field provides luxurious student accommodation as part of Trinity College, Cambridge
Trinity College, Cambridge
Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Trinity has more members than any other college in Cambridge or Oxford, with around 700 undergraduates, 430 graduates, and over 170 Fellows...

, England
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; the Irish Sea is to the north west, the Celtic Sea to the south west, with the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south separating it from continental...

. It is located between Queen's Road
Queen's Road, Cambridge
Queen's Road is a major road to the west of central Cambridge, England. It links with Madingley Road and Northampton Street to the north with Sidgwick Avenue, Newnham Road and Silver Street to the south....

 and Grange Road
Grange Road, Cambridge
Grange Road is a long straight road in western Cambridge, England. It stretches north–south, meeting Madingley Road at a T-junction to the north and Barton Road to the south....

. It comprises three parts:
  1. Four Edwardian houses, including Whewell House (built for L. F. L. Oppenheim
    L. F. L. Oppenheim
    Lassa Francis Lawrence Oppenheim was a renowned German jurist. He is regarded by many as the father of the modern discipline of international law, especially the hard legal positivist school of thought...

    , Whewell Professor of International Law, later home Major-General Frederick Barton Maurice and Silbury House.
  2. Adrian House and Butler House, built in the 1970s;
  3. A new development completed in 1995 by MJP Architects
    MJP Architects
    MJP Architects is a private British architectural practice based in Spitalfields London established in 1972 by Sir Richard MacCormac. The practice officially changed its name from MacCormac Jamieson Prichard to MJP Architects in June 2008....

    , and opened by the Queen. This complex provides accommodation for students and a small number of fellows, along with a common room and other amenities.

Although not based around courts
A court or courtyard is an enclosed area, often a space enclosed by a building that is open to the sky. These areas in inns and public buildings were often the primary meeting places for some purposes, leading to the other meanings of court....

, the newer buildings do follow Cambridge tradition in that all rooms are accessed via staircases rather than corridors.

Burrell's Field adjoins the expansive Fellows' garden and is very close to Sidwick Site and Cambridge University Library
Cambridge University Library
The Cambridge University Library is the centrally-administered library of Cambridge University in England. It comprises five separate libraries:* the University Library main building * the Medical Library...


External links

  • Burrell's Field group, Facebook
    Facebook is a social networking service and website launched in February 2004, operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. , Facebook has more than 800 million active users. Users must register before using the site, after which they may create a personal profile, add other users as...