Pailace o Wastmeenster

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Pailace o Westminster
Palace of Westminster, London - Feb 2007.jpg
The Palace o Westminster at nicht
Location Ceety o Wastmeenster, Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Coordinates 51°29′57″N 00°07′29″W / 51.49917°N 0.12472°W / 51.49917; -0.12472Coordinates: 51°29′57″N 00°07′29″W / 51.49917°N 0.12472°W / 51.49917; -0.12472
Built Middle Ages
Demolished 1834 (due tae fire)
Rebiggit 1840–70
Airchitectural style(s) Perpendicular Gothic Revival
Offeecial name: Palace o Westminster, Westminster Abbey, an St Margaret's Kirk
Teep Cultural
Criterie i, ii, iv
Designatit 1987 (11t session)
Reference no. 426
Kintra Unitit Kinrick
Region Europe an North Americae
Extensions 2008
Leetit Building – Grade I
Offeecial name: Hooses o Pairlament / The Palace o Westminster
Designatit 5 Februar 1970
Reference no. 1226284[1]

The Pailace o Wastmeenster, kent as the Hooses o Pairlament or Wastmeenster Pailace, in Wastmeenster, Lunnon, is whaur the twa Hooses o the Pairlament o the Unitit Kinrick meet.

In 1605, Guy Fawkes attemptit tae blaw the Pailace up. He wis caucht an later kilt. This wis cried the Gunpouder Plot, an is celebrate on 5t November, ilka year.

The oreeginal biggin wis uised as a pailace an hame tae the Pairlament o Ingland. Efter a fire in 1834, the biggin wis uised as a Pairlament biggin.

The Pairlament is spleet intae the Hoose o Lords an the Hoose o Commons.

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