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Big Ben , London

Enormous Ben is the moniker for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and regularly stretched out to allude to the clock and the clock tower.The tower is authoritatively known as Elizabeth Tower, renamed to praise the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II in 2012; beforehand it was referred to just as the Clock Tower. The tower holds the second biggest four-confronted tolling check on the planet (after Minneapolis City Hall). The tower was finished in 1858 and had its 150th commemoration on 31 May 2009, amid which celebratory occasions took place. The tower has gotten to be a standout amongst the most unmistakable images of the United Kingdom and is regularly in the setting up shot of movies set in London.



Elizabeth Tower (already called the Clock Tower or St. Stephen’s Tower), all the more prevalently referred to as Big Ben, was raised as a piece of Charles Barry’s configuration for another royal residence, after the old Palace of Westminster was to a great extent obliterated by flame on the night of 16 October 1834. The new Parliament was implicit a Neo-gothic style. Despite the fact that Barry was the boss engineer of the Palace, he swung to Augustus Pugin for the outline of the clock tower, which looks like prior Pugin plans, including one for Scarisbrick Hall. The configuration for the tower was Pugin’s last outline before his last drop into franticness and demise, and Pugin himself composed, at the season of Barry’s last visit to him to gather the drawings: “I never worked so hard in my life for Mr Barry for tomorrow I render every one of the plans for completing his chime tower and it is beautiful.” The tower is planned in Pugin’s observed Gothic Revival style, and is 315 feet (96.0 m) high.[10]



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