Architects Henry Yevele, Hugh Herland
Movement English Gothic
Located at London, England
Westminster Hall served as the original palace of the English monarchy. It was originally built in 1097 in the Norman Romanesque style. Though decorative Gothic tracery elements have been added to the vault beams, they function like the support of French cathedrals, with the hammer beams minimizing horizontal force and the arches sending vertical force to the wall.