TQ3079 : The Houses of Parliament (Palace of Westminster)

near to Westminster, Great Britain

The Houses of Parliament (Palace of Westminster)
The Houses of Parliament (Palace of Westminster)
The Palace of Westminster (aka Houses of Parliament) seen from Lambeth Bridge.
River Thames
The River Thames rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire on the slopes of the Cotswolds and flows generally eastward to its mouth near Southend in Essex. At 215 miles long it is one of the longest rivers in Britain. It is one of the most important rivers in Britain. LinkExternal link
Palace of Westminster - Houses of Parliament
Standing beside the River Thames, the Palace of Westminster is one of the most famous buildings in the UK.

The building as it is today was constructed between 1834 and 1864, replacing an earlier building which caught fire. It has 1100 rooms, 100 staircases and five kilometres of corridors.

It hosts the two houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom the House of Lords and the House of Commons.

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Thursday, 17 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 22 May, 2012
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City, Town centre  Public buildings and spaces 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3032 7935 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.8846N 0:7.4392W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3039 7895
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