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					Trail 3

                            CITY CENTRE

Trail 2
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                                 Trail 1
                                                                                                                                                                                     CITY CENTRE

    Finding your way....                                                                                              Included in these trails are 20th and 21st century
                                                                                                                      sculptures that are accessible in public places
                                                                                                Christ’s              throughout the central area of Cambridge city.
                                                                                          11 College
                                                                                           10                         Please note:
          Robinson     19           Clare          16
          College                   College                14   Clare
                                                                College                                               • Many sculptures are located in college grounds where
                                                                              1                                         public access may be restricted in the pre-examination
             18                                   15                              2                                     season, mid April – mid June. There are other occasions
          ClareHall                                                              3                        Emmanuel     when colleges may be temporarily closed so it is advisable
                                                                          4                                             to telephone the Porters’ Lodge prior to your visit.
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                                                                                                                      • Group visits should be arranged with Colleges in advance.
                                                                                          7                           • Dogs are not permitted in college grounds.
                                                                                                                      • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
                                                                                                                      • Collections change periodically. A number of sculptures
                                           SidgwickSite                                                                are on loan so some works shown in the leaflet may not
                                           FacultyBuildings                                                            be in place.

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A new and exciting way to discover modern
sculpture in Cambridge.
Three walking trails take you to outstanding pieces of
sculpture sited in historic and modern Cambridge.
Trail 1 South Cambridge                                                      3: Peter Randall-Page                                                                                                                                                                             17: Phillip King
Trail 2 City centre                                                          Between the Lines 2007                                                                                                                                                                            Span 1967    |       Painted Steel
                                                                             Carved from a granite glacial      6: Antony Gormley                      9: Wendy Taylor                        12: Anthony Smith                         14: Barbara Hepworth                   Sidgwick Site Faculty Buildings,
Trail 3 West Cambridge                                                       boulder                            Earthbound: Plant 2002                 Jester 1994   |   Bronze               The Young Darwin 2009       |   Bronze    Divided Circle 1969   |   Bronze       Sidgwick Avenue. An early work
                                                                             Fisher Square, off Corn Exchange   Cast Iron                              Emmanuel College, St Andrew’s          Situated in the Christ’s College’s        Clare College, Trinity Lane.           by the former President of the
Each leaflet covers a different tour around the city centre.
                                                                             Street. A new piece outside the    Situated at ground level in the        Street. Sited in the Paddock           Darwin Garden in New Court,               This sculpture is sited in the         Royal Academy now on loan to
More information about the sculpture and the artists is                      Grand Arcade.                      entrance to the Downing Site,          Area. It is essential to enquire at    this sculpture was commissioned           Fellows’ Garden and is not             the University.
available on our website                                                       Downing Street, this installation      Porters’ Lodge: 01223 334200           for the 200th anniversary of the          visible from elsewhere. Access
                                                                                                                is a human figure buried up side                                              birth of Charles Darwin.                  to the garden is only possible
                                                                                                                down with only the soles of the                                                                                         when the college is open to
                                                                                                                feet showing.                                                                                                           the public. It is essential to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        enquire at the Porters’ Lodge:
Trail 2 begins at the Tourist Information Centre, which is close to the                                                                                                                                                                 01223 333200
centre of historic Cambridge. You will have the opportunity to view
over thirty sculptures sited both in civic settings and university grounds
from crocodiles, bears and bronze horses to works by sculptors such as
Henry Moore, Wendy Taylor and Michael Ayrton.
                                                                             4: John Taylor & Mathew                                                                                          13: Barry Flanagan                                                               18: Helaine Blumenfeld
Although it might take over four hours to complete, there are plenty                                                                                                                          Bronze Horse 1983     |   Bronze
                                                                             Lane Sanderson                                                            10: Antony Caro                                                                                                         Flame 2004       |    Patinated Bronze
of places for refreshments along the way.                                                                       7: Sculptor Unknown
                                                                             The Corpus Clock 2008                                                     Deposition 2000     |   Rolled Steel   Jesus College, Jesus Lane,                                                       Clare Hall (Entrance) Herschel
Alternatively the walk can be completed on separate days or can              Gold plated stainless steel        Bears 1904                             Christ’s College, St. Andrew’s         First Court. Jesus College                                                       Road. Within the College is an
be shortened by omitting sculptures 15-19 on the west side of the                                               Clipsham Stone                         Street – sited in the ante-chapel.     holds an impressive collection
                                                                             On the corner of Bene’t Street                                                                                                                                                                    extensive collection of art which
river. The collection in Jesus College (13) could be another visit.          and King’s Parade. This            Sedgwick Museum of Earth               Inspired by Rembrandt’s picture        of other sculpture in the                                                        may be seen by appointment
                                                                                                                Sciences, Downing Site, Downing        of the “Deposition from the            grounds including:                        15: Charles Jencks
                                                                             mechanical clock is driven by a                                                                                                                                                                   only. Contact Porters’ Lodge:
                                                                                                                Street. The Museum is to the left      Cross”, this sculpture can only        • Claire Barclay (Glowing Promise 2007)   DNA Double Helix 2005
                                                                             mechanism in the shape of a                                                                                                                                                                       01223 332360
                                                                                                                of the entrance from Downing           be seen when Christ’s College                                                    Aluminium
                                                                             giant grasshopper. The time is                                                                                   • Antonio Bellotti (Time’s Arrow 1996)
                                                                             shown by blue LED lights           Street and the bears are on the        Chapel is open to the public. It       • Richard Bray (Maple Three Piece 1991)   Clare College, Memorial Court
                                                                             moving round the clock face.       external stair rails. Look out also    is essential to enquire at the         • Geoffrey Clarke (Call it Hadrian’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Visible from Queen’s Road.
                                                                                                                for bisons, an iguanodon, a sloth      Porters’ Lodge: 01223 334900.            Wall 1970)                              This sculpture was donated
                                                                                                                and a mammoth on the exterior                                                                                           by Nobel Laureate Jim Watson
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Barry Flanagan (The Cricketer 1989)
                                                                                                                of this building and stairway.                                                                                          to commemorate his discovery,
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Evelyn Herring (Mortal Man 1960)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        together with Francis Crick, of
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Roger Hiorns (Untitled 2007)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the structure of DNA. Porters’
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Phillip King (Brake 1966)               Lodge: 01223 333200
1: Lawrence Bradshaw                                                                                                                                                                          • Bryan Kneale (Lucifer 2006)
possibly influenced by                                                                                                                                                                        • Danny Lane (Empress 2001)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               19: Ben Barrell
Gertrude Hermes                        2: Michael Ayrton                                                                                                                                      • Diane Maclean (Spine 1996)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Finback 2008
Doors of the Guildhall 1933            Talos 1950   |   Bronze                                                                                         11: Tim Harrisson                      • Eduardo Paolozzi (Daedalus on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bronze Resin on a steel base
Bronze                                                                                                                                                 A Pattern of Life 2001                   Wheels 1994)
                                       Guildhall Street.                     5: Eric Gill                                                              Portland Limestone                     • Keir Smith (Coastal Path 1986)                                                 Robinson College, Grange
Market Square. Commissioned            Talos is the legendary guardian       Cavendish Crocodile 1933                                                                                         • William Turnbull (Head 1987)                                                   Road. This sculpture is visible
by C Cowles Voysey, the architect      of Minoan Crete. This sculpture       Engraving on Brick                                                        Sited in the third court of the                                                                                         from the entrance to the
of the Guildhall. The ten panels       was erected on the completion                                            8: Sophie Dickens                      Christ’s College. Visible from         • Alison Wilding (Melancholia 2003)
                                                                             On the Mond Building. Visible                                                                                                                              16: Henry Moore                        college. Two other sculptures
on the doors depict scenes from        of the Lion Yard and Fisher                                              Mother and Child 2008                  the path.                              These outdoor sculptures
                                                                             through the Old Cavendish Arch,                                                                                                                            Falling Warrior 1956      |   Bronze   by Philip de Konig and
rural life. Look out for the plinths   House in 1973.                                                           Carved Wood                                                                   can only be seen when Jesus
                                                                             Free School Lane. “Crocodile”                                                                                                                                                                     Christophe Gordon-Brown are
on either side of the entrance                                                                                  Situated at first floor level on the                                          College is open to the public.            Clare College, Memorial Court.
                                                                             was the nickname of the eminent                                                                                                                                                                   in the garden. Porters’ Lodge:
which include seahorses which                                                                                   exterior of the John Lewis                                                    Enquire at the Porters’ Lodge:            Porters’ Lodge: 01223 333200
                                                                             physicist Lord Rutherford who                                                                                                                                                                     01223 339100
also feature in the Cambridge                                                                                   Building on the corner of                                                     01223 339339
                                                                             worked in the Cavendish
City coat of arms.                                                                                              Downing Street.
                                                                             Laboratory on this site.