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  • Royal Holloway College, London

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  • Royal Holloway College is one of the original six "red brick" universities in England and was a gift to the nation by Victorian businessman Thomas Holloway who bequeathed 600,000 to its construction.
  • Although Gothic Revival in style, the building takes its cues too from a French chateau in the Loire Valley employing amongst other details, a series of turrets that pierce the roof line.
  • The scale of the building is substantial with it running 168 metres long and 114 metres wide.

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Architect
William Henry Crossland
Developer
Thomas Holloway

Reference Data

Reference No.
6104
First Uploaded
04-06-2009
Last Editorial Date
09-06-2009
 

Building Location

Address
Royal Holloway College, Egham. TW20
Council
Runnymede Borough Council
County
Surrey
Region
South East
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
1874
Completion date
1881
Heritage Status
Grade I
Style
Gothic Revival

Pinnacle Height (AGL)
37.00
Pinnacle Type
Spire

Market Data

Primary Use
University


Construction Cost
£600,000.00
Budget Date
1881

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