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Brighton Pavilion is an iconic building attracting 1.3 million visitors a year. But quite a few people are struggling to recognise it.

Labour is enjoying its annual party conference in Brighton and their choice of backdrop on stage has managed to spark a little shock and outrage.

It turns out some people are mistaking the silhouette of the Pavilion for a mosque, a situation Guardian reporter Peter Walker clocked a mile off.

Unfortunately he was powerless against the inevitable onslaught.

The Pavilion, which was built in the late 18th century for the patriotic purpose of a Royal seaside retreat, was later decorated by architect John Nash in an Indian-inspired style.

But, throughout its long history, it has most definitely never been a mosque.

Predictably named Twitter user 'England My England' should probably brush up on his England's geography and architecture.

Or at least learn to use Google.

Even when the mistake was pointed out it seemed to make no difference.

Rage boiled up at the idea that anything in England should ever look anything but completely, unabashedly English at all times.

Accusations flew that there was a malicious ulterior motive.

If Labour is pandering to anyone, it is fans of Brighton's architecture - something we can all get on board with.

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