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Tower of London
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James Brittain
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© Historic Royal Palaces
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HRP00798

Tower Green, looking south west towards the Queen's House, with the Shard beyond

The Queen's House, built in 1540, is the most important example of timber-framed domestic architecture to have survived the Great Fire of London of 1666. Its name changes according to whether the sovereign is king or queen