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Postcards from London
Parliament Square
The Palace of Westminster was establish by Edward the Confessor in the 11th century, when he moved his court here from the City. It has served as the seat of English administrative power, on and off, ever since. All the buildings but the Jewel Tower and Westminster Hall were distroyed by fire in 1834. The current Gothic Revival buildings date from 1840 and were designed by Charles Berry and Augustus Pugin.
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London - Parliament Square