Clock towers in Lunnon

Big Ben

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Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell o the clock at the north end o the Palace o Wastmeenster in Lunnon an is uisually extendit tae refer tae baith the clock an the clock tour as well. The touer is offeecially kent as Elizabeth Tower, renamed tae celebrate the Diamond Jubilee o Elizabeth II in 2012; previously, it wis kent simply as the Clock Tower.


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14 February 2011
Big Ben refers to the 13 ton bell in the clock tower of Westminster Palace. Opinion is divided as to whether it was named after the then Commissioner of Works, or a famous prize-fighter of the time.
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0.2km from Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A 2PW, UK

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