TQ3079 : The Clock Tower, Houses Of Parliament

taken 7 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

The Clock Tower, Houses Of Parliament
The Clock Tower, Houses Of Parliament
The Clock Tower from Parliament Square. In the background is the London Eye; to the left is Portcullis House.
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, 3402 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Flat landscapes 
Place (from Tags)
London Eye 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3026 7964 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.0418N 0:7.4846W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3015 7956
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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