Pailace o Wastmeenster

The Pailace o Wastmeenster, kent as the Hooses o Pairlament or Wastmeenster Pailace, in Wastmeenster, Lunnon, is whaur the twa Hooses o the Pairlament o the Unitit Kinrick meet.

Pailace o Westminster
Palace of Westminster, London - Feb 2007.jpg
The Palace o Westminster at nicht
LocationCeety o Wastmeenster, Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Coordinates51°29′57″N 00°07′29″W / 51.49917°N 0.12472°W / 51.49917; -0.12472Coordinates: 51°29′57″N 00°07′29″W / 51.49917°N 0.12472°W / 51.49917; -0.12472
BiggitMiddle Ages
Demolished1834 (due tae fire)
Architectural style(s)Perpendicular Gothic Revival
Offeecial name: Palace o Westminster, Westminster Abbey, an St Margaret's Kirk
Criteriai, ii, iv
Designatit1987 (11t session)
Reference no.426
KintraUnitit Kinrick
RegionEurope an North Americae
Leetit Biggin – Grade I
Offeecial name: Hooses o Pairlament / The Palace o Westminster
Designatit5 Februar 1970
Reference no.1226284[1]
Pailace o Wastmeenster is located in Central Lunnon
Pailace o Wastmeenster
Location o the Palace o Westminster in central Lunnon

In 1605, Guy Fawkes attemptit tae blaw the Pailace up. He wis caucht an later kilt. This wis cried the Gunpouder Plot, an is celebrate on 5t November, ilka year.

The oreeginal biggin wis uised as a pailace an hame tae the Pairlament o Ingland. Efter a fire in 1834, the biggin wis uised as a Pairlament biggin.

The Pairlament is spleet intae the Hoose o Lords an the Hoose o Commons.


  1. Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1226284)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 Julie 2015.