Tower is nation’s favourite Victorian landmark

Blackpool Tower
Blackpool Tower
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Blackpool Tower has topped a list of the nation’s most beloved Victorian landmarks.

The iconic structure has come first in a survey by coach company National Express to to mark the anniversary of the coronation of Queen Victoria, which took place on June 28, 1838.

A spokesman said: “The survey of 1,000 people pays tribute to the incredible architecture and engineering prowess of the Victorians, which has shaped towns and cities across the UK.”

Outside of London the nation’s most beloved Victorian landmarks are:

Blackpool Tower

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Brighton Pier

SS Great Britain

Southend Pier

Natural History Museum in Oxford

Bournemouth Pleasure Gardens

Buxton Pleasure Gardens

Manchester Town Hall

Glasgow Chambers