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 This is a short history of the Great Clock.

Download a .pdf file on the history of The Great Clock at the Palace of Westminster.

In 2007 The Great Clock had an extensive restoration, I have written a series of three articles for the Horological Journal. These will be put up on the web site when they are available.

January HJ Currently available. Part 1 The need for restoration and dismantling the clock

February HJ Currently available Part 2 The repairs and re-installation.

March HJ Available from 1st March Part 3 The drive unit

Horological Journal is published monthly by the British Horological Institute. Visit The BHI web site now.

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Visit the UK Parliamnent Web Site for Details of the 150th Big Ben Celebrations. Click on the Picture Below

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