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24 September 2014
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The Seven Man Made Wonders of the North West

Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Tower is an iconic symbol of the North West of England. Built between 1891-1894, the tower is 518 foot high and is a grade one listed building. The structure was inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Laxey Wheel

Laxey Wheel

A product of the Victorian Industrial Age.

 Furness Abbey

Furness Abbey

One of the most important Cistercian monasteries.

 Chester Roman ruins

Chester

Famous for its Roman ruins and Medieval shopping rows.

Manchester Ship Canal

Manchester Ship Canal

The canal that made the North West into an industrial powerhouse.

 St George's Hall

St George's Hall

One of Europe's finest examples of neo-classical architecture.

 Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift

An engineering wonder - the 'Cathedral of the Canals'.

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