TQ3079 : Houses of Parliament from the foot of Westminster Bridge

taken 10 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Houses of Parliament from the foot of Westminster Bridge
Houses of Parliament from the foot of Westminster Bridge
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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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, and the longest entirely within England. It is one of the most important rivers in Britain. LinkExternal link

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TQ3079, 3789 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 5 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Thames  River Thames  Westminster  Westminster Bridge 
Near (from Tags)
Westminster Bridge 
London Borough (from Tags)
City of Westminster 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3029 7955 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.9928N 0:7.4606W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3058 7962
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Houses of Parliament  Westminster Bridge  Westminster Palace  Big Ben  Big Ben Clock Tower  Parliament 

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