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Big Ben 'UK's favourite landmark'

Big Ben
Big Ben was one of six London landmarks in the top 10

Big Ben has been named Britain's favourite landmark, in a poll of more than 2,000 adults.

The central London attraction beat Wiltshire stone circle Stonehenge into second place.

The survey by construction firm Faithful and Gould marked the 202nd anniversary of the birth of engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

No Brunel structures made the top 10 but his Clifton Suspension Bridge was popular with west England interviewees.

Six of the top 10 landmarks were in London, including the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye.

Blackpool Tower and Edinburgh Castle also appeared in the top 10.


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