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  1. THE BIG BEN

  2. Details • Big Ben is the name of the great bellwhich is inthetower • The clock tower was built at Westminster in 1288 • The designers were the lawyer and amateur horologist Edmund Beckett Denison, and George Airy

  3. Extras • Big Ben is the world's largest four-faced chiming clock • The Big Ben celebrated its 150th anniversary in May 2009 • The original bell was a 16.3-tonne • The Tower is 96.3 metreshigh

  4. The clock has become the symbol of the United Kingdom and London

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  6. ____ ___ ___ ____ _________ Made by: Bíró Angéla and Meszmer Fanni