A Kent accent has been branded as one of the sexiest in the…

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Kent has been identified as having a particularly sexy accent, new information suggests.

A list of the ’51 sexiest accents in the UK’ identified Manchester as having the sexiest accent in the country, with Birmingham sitting on the bottom spot.

Perhaps unsurprisingly the list comes from the website Lovin Manchester, which doesn’t actually explain how the list was collated – not that there’s any suggestion they could be biased.

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But irrespective, Kent can breathe a sigh of relief for having an entry in the top 20 in the list.

Sitting pretty as the sixteenth entry, Canterbury is the only entry from Kent to appear on the list and is described as “folkish and soothing”, by the author.

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It narrowly missed out on beating Essex neighbour Chelmsford, questionably, to miss a slot in the top 15.

Without further ado, this is the full list of sexy accents:

51. Birmingham

50. Bristol

49. Hull

48. Sheffield

47. Wolverhampton

46. Wakefield

45. Norwich

44. St Albans

43. Salisbury

42. Southampton

41. Truro

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40. Coventry

39. Newcastle

38. Leicester

37. Portsmouth

36. Preston

35. Exeter

34. Peterborough

33. Durham

32. Sunderland

31. York

30. Plymouth

29. Stoke-on-Trent

28. Liverpool

27. Reading

26. Winchester

25. Wells

24. Warrington

23. Bradford

22. Lincoln

21. Chester

20. Worcester

19. Lancaster

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18. Bath

17. Brighton

15. Chelmsford

14. Carlisle

13. Chichester

12. Derby

11. Ely

10. Hereford

9. Lichfield

8. Oxford

7. Nottingham

6. Ripon

5. Salford

4. Gloucester

3. Cambridge

2. London

1. Manchester