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JEWEL TOWER

JEWEL TOWER
JEWEL TOWER

The Jewel Tower is a small, but fascinating, remnant of the medieval Palace of Westminster. It was built in the 14th century and once housed Edward III's treasures. It was subsequently used to store records from the House of Lords - including notable Acts of Parliament - and went on to be the National Weights and Measures Office.

Abingdon Street
London
SW1P 3JX
Medieval
Opposite the Houses of Parliament, adjacent to Westminster Abbey.
English Heritage