Tower is nation's favourite Victorian landmark

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

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.”

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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