How wide is big ben the clock tower?
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154 this year. The tower was completed on 10th April 1858
Big Ben isn't actually the clock tower. Big Ben is the bell inside the tower. Big Ben is synonymous as the Great Bell, the Clock and the Tower in which it is encased. Origin…ally it was only the Great Bell named after Sir Benjamin Hall a politician of the time and commissioner of works. The correct name for the tower is 'The Queen Elizabeth Tower' renamed after the Queen for her Diamond jubilee in 2012.
The tower was completed in 1859.
It is thought it was named after Sir Benjamin Hall, a politician ofthe time, and commissioner of the works when the bell was installedin 1856. It was only the great bell that …was named after him butthe clock and tower have become synonymous to the name over theyears also. Originally, it was going to be named after QueenVictoria herself but the public started calling it "Big Ben" andthe name stuck. In September 2012 the Tower was renamed in recognition of theQueen's Diamond Jubilee. It is now officially known as the 'QueenElizabeth Tower'.
The tower is approx. 96.3m (316 ft) tall, the bell is 13.8 tonnes.... supposedly
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Tin and copper. Bronze.
Big Ben Clock Tower got it's name from the biggest bell inside the Tower, which is only it's nickname. It was supposedly named after Sir Benjamin Hall, an MP of the time and c…ommissioner of the works.
The 300 odd steps to climb.
Because it is an iconic feature of London, known all over the world, in the same way as the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Colosseum in Rome and the Statue of Liberty in New York.…
Big Ben is the nickname of the largest and deepest pitched bell, and it chimes the hour, every hour - once for one o'clock, twice for two o'clock and so on. In addition, ther…e are four "quarter bells" which play a tune four times per hour to indicate 15 minutes past, 30 minutes past, 45 minutes past and the hour itself. A recording of the bells at midnight from the BBC Radio World Service can be heard on the Wikipedia link below.
In History of England
In History of England
Big Ben is the name of the famous bell in the clock tower,Elizabeth Tower, adjacent to the Palace of Westminster in London.
The official name for the Big Ben clock tower is actually 'theElizabeth Tower'. The tower has four clock faces. The name "BigBen" actually refers to the largest of the bells i…n the tower. Itis this that is heard striking the hour
In Landmarks and Monuments
'Big Ben' is in London, England.