Big Ben is the bell in the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster.
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Big Ben is a bell, the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower, it is the bell used to sound out the hours. It is cracked, it is this which gives Big Ben its distinctive sound. The clock itself is a very large pendulum clock
They were made in Europe, and were installed by Smith's Bell and Clock in Mooresville, IN
Bell shaped! Big Ben is the bell inside the clock tower.
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"Big Ben" is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London.
The flashing light and ringing bell means that a train is coming and you should stop well short of the crossing until the train has passed by. That is the law, it is illegal not to stop. The train has the right of way.
Paddie Bell died in 2005.
'Big Ben' is actually the 14 ton bell inside the clock, but over the years people have started calling the clock itself Big Ben. It was named after Sir Benjamin Hall who was Commissioner of Works when the bell was installed.
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Its official name is 'The Great Bell' but its nickname is Big Ben.
'Big Ben' is not a clock. It refers to the 'great bell' in Elizabeth Tower which is next to the palace of westminster. Big Ben is synonymous with the tower, clock and bell and it is not incorrect to call the complete landmark Big Ben.
Big Ben is the name given to the 13.5 ton bell inside the clock tower at the Palace of Westminster in London. Many people now call the clock itself Big Ben. The bell was named after Sir Benjamin Hall who was Commissioner of Works when the bell was installed.
The big clock in London is called BigBen (BigBen is not the clock it is the bell.)Big Ben
Its name comes from the largest bell in the clock tower, The Great Bell. It was nicknamed after Sir Benjamin Hall, a politician of the time and commissioner of works, whose name is inscribed on a plaque on The Great Bell. The Clock Tower is often erroneously referred to as Big Ben, but is actually called... Clock Tower.
The colloquial name is 'Big Ben' - though that is actually the name of the bell inside the clock tower.Big Ben - although strictly speaking, that is the nickname of the Great Bell and not the whole clock and tower.
It just is. It has long been a tradition for the main bell in a peal of bells to have a name. Strictly speaking, Big Ben is the name of one bell in the clock.
The Great Bell is Big Ben ! It is in the Clock Tower which is also called Big Ben.
People often refer to the clock at the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) as 'Big Ben. However, Big Ben is actually the 14 ton bell inside the clock tower and was named after Sir Benjamin Hall who was Commissioner of Works when the bell was installed.
The Big Ben bell in London is located inside the Elizabeth Clock Tower. The Big Ben bell was cast in 1858 and began being used in a year later in 1959.
Charles Bell died on January 17th, 2005.