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Public Water Supply, Trinity Street

History of the public water supply, Trinity Street

At the foot of the south tower of Trinity Gate there was a public water supply whose source was in a field near Madingley Rise and it was brought via the conduit pipe that crossed the river opposite the north end of Trinity Library.

The conduit pipe ran further east and Sidney Street was known as Conduit Street before the foundation of the college from which it took its present name.

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