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Phil  •  Link

New Palace Yard was immediately to the north of Westminster Hall: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/128/

Old Palace Yard was to the south of the Hall. Latham & Matthews assume that when Pepys was ambiguous and referred to merely "Palace Yard" or "Palace," he's referring to New Palace Yard.

ed  •  Link

new palace yard had the world's first traffic lights

Vincent Bell  •  Link

However the world's first automatic traffic lights could be seen in Princes Square, Wolverhampton in 1927.

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