A TV campaign to name and shame architectural 'faux pas' in the South-West has put two buildings in Yeovil into the top ten.

Yeovil District Hospital (below) and South Somerset District Council offices (right) have both been nominated by the viewing public as West Country eyesores.

The campaign was launched last month as part of National Architecture Week and BBC Spotlight and BBC Devon viewers were invited to nominate their 'top' badly designed constructions.

Photos and e-mails were submitted from all over the region and the hospital, which was built in the 1960s, made it to the number seven spot while the council building went in at number nine.

Outright winner of the competition was Drake Circus Shopping Centre in Plymouth.

A spokesman for Yeovil District Hospital said that when the building opened it was viewed as a state-of-the-art landmark building.

And while its design may now look dated the hospital is in good shape and staff were constantly working to improve facilities its appearance.

She said: "We firmly believe that high quality care inside the hospital is what matters most to people.

"The building was designed to make a statement, al-beit controversial.

"As the tallest building in the area, at least you can't miss us - we are proud of our place in the community and ask people not to judge this book by its cover!"

Brian Tufton, head of engineering and property services at SSDC, said: "When Brympton Way was designed and built 20 years ago it was seen as an outstanding de-sign."

He said that it was still in keeping with some building designs in Yeovil and that they were carrying out revolutionary energy saving programs within the building.