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The Birth of Parliament: Westminster Palace and Westminster Abbey
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Westminster Palace, rebuilt from the year 1840 on the site of important medieval remains, is a fine example of neo-Gothic architecture. The site - which also comprises the small medieval Church of Saint Margaret, built in Perpendicular Gothic style, and Westminster Abbey, where all the sovereigns since the 11th century have been crowned - is of great historic and symbolic significance.

Place/country: United Kingdom,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:52
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1987

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