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This clock is really overrated and ultimately very boring. Tourists crowd around it to take photos and get in the way of traffic and pedestrians. My advice is to walk on by and go and look at something worthwhile, like King's Chapel.
The Corpus Clock is a large sculptural clock on the outside of the Taylor Library at Corpus Christi College at Cambridge University. You can find it at the junction of Bene't Street and Trumpington Street, looking out over King's Parade. John C. Taylor, an old...More
I had in mind that this public clock would be large and bold. But it's fairly small, set behind a large window in the corner of Corpus Christi college and frankly a little disappointing. It should be inside on a large shop floor or a...More
The enginuity of some inventors/designers is quite extraordinary. Where do they dream up masterpieces like this Corous Clock? It is fascinating to watch the grasshopper on the top literally eating the seconds as they pass into minutes and hours.
When we passed the Corpus Clock on our own we were taken aback and thought it was a monstrosity. Next day while on a tour, our guide made a stop at the clock and told us its history along with its ridiculous cost. Not for...More