2010

TQ3079 : Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament

taken 14 years ago, near to City of Westminster, England

Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament
Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament
Taken from outside County Hall
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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TQ3079, 4061 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 January, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 303 796 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.0353N 0:7.4157W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 306 797
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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