Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the
Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the
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about the Great Bell at the Houses of Parliament.
The clock inside the tower was the world's largest when it was installed in the
middle of the nineteenth century. The name Big Ben actually refers to the clock's
PAINTING OF BIG BEN by Kimber At 9'-0" diameter, 7'-6" high, and weighing in at
13 tons 10 cwts 3 qtrs 15lbs (13,760 Kg), the hour bell of the Great Clock of ...
Big Ben was cast at Whitechapel Bell Foundry, in East London, on 10th April
1858. It took him two weeks to cool, and once he was ready, they transported him
Tower clock, famous for its accuracy and for its massive bell (weighing more than
13 tons). Strictly speaking, the name refers to only the great hour bell, but it is ...
Apr 27, 2016 ... Early next year, London's Big Ben will fall silent for repairs in a more than $42
million overhaul that will take three years.
The famous tower clock known as Big Ben, located at the top of the 320-foot-high
St. Stephen's Tower, rings out over the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, ...
The latest Tweets from Big Ben (@big_ben_clock). The first, established
November 2009 & entirely unofficial. Copyright details here: http://t.co/
q8UCMopfd5, but ...