23 June 2017 | 20.8 °C

History | By: N Quentin Woolf

Londonist Out Loud: Rebuilding The Houses Of Parliament

Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London.

Following this previous podcast episode, N Quentin Woolf is chatting to historian and archivist Caroline Shenton again. Find out how the Houses of Parliament were rebuilt following the fire in 1834 which destroyed half of the Palace of Westminster, how Charles Barry came to design the new building, and the trials and tribulations he faced along the way.

Want more information? Get yourself a copy of Caroline's book, Mr Barry's War.

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Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf.