TQ3079 : The Clock, Houses of Parliament

taken 10 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

The Clock, Houses of Parliament
The Clock, Houses of Parliament
The four clock faces of the Clock Tower of the Houses of Parliament were designed by Augustus Pugin and are 23 ft (7m) in diameter, the minute hands are 14 ft (4.2m) long. The bell which sounds on the hour is 'Big Ben', a name which is often used mistakenly for the tower. This chiming clock is the largest in the world and first chimed on 31 May 1859.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3026 7962 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.0310N 0:7.4850W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3031 7965
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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