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The Houses of Parliament with Westminster Hall form a single pile of buildings on the north bank of the Thames, erected in 1840 from Sir Charles Barry's design. The earlier Palace of Westminster was burned down in 1834. In the Clock Tower nexst to Westminster Bridge hangs "Big Ben," a bell weighing 13 tons. Westminster Bridge is one of the hansomest in London, and was erected in 1856-62.

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Will [London, England]

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Miss May Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri]

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We are in London when it is quite interesting owing to the kings death. We expect to see the funeral tomorrow. There will be 7 or 8 Kings here. Will

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Westminster (London, England), Westminster Palace (London, England), Thames River (England), Historic sites, Bridges, Rivers, Westminster Bridge (London, England), Capitols, Big Ben (Tower clock), Clock towers

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