"The Palace of Westminster -..." Houses of Parliament - Palace of Westminster Tip by ChrsStrl


The Palace of Westminster - Westminster Hall is all that remains of the orginal 11th Century Palace. The present building which comprises the Houses of Parliament was designed by Sir Charles Barrie after a fire in 1834.
It has the finest hammerbeam roof in the world. The beams terminate in great flying angels. Within the Hall Sir Thomas More and Charles I stood trial and Gladstone, Churchill and twentieth century royals have lain in state.

Address: Westminster tube station.
Directions: Nearest Tube, Westminster. Near Broad Sanctuary.
Phone: +44 20 7219 3000
Website: http://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/building/palace/

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  • Written Dec 8, 2002
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