The Bennett, Bennett Link and Physics Buildings

Photograph of the Physics and Astronomy building

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The Bennett Building (housing the Departments of Geology and Geography), the Physics Building and the Bennett Link which joins them form an L-shaped structure built in the early 1960s, designed by Leslie Martin who was Chair of Architecture at Cambridge University. Dr FW Bennett was a surgeon by profession but also a keen amateur geologist whose family endowed a Chair in Geology after his death in 1930.

Interesting fact: The Bennett Building houses the only juvenile Tyranosaurus rex skeleton in Europe.

UPDATED: 09 February 2009
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