London's Fourth Plinth commissions, ranked best to worst

Trafalgar Square’s shapeshifting public art space has hosted some amazing pieces over the years. We asked you to name your favourite and, by Jove, you did exactly that
 (Yinka Shonibare – Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle (2010). Photo: James O Jenkins)
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Yinka Shonibare – Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle (2010). Photo: James O Jenkins
 (Katharina Fritsch: Hahn/Cock (2013). Photo: Gautier Deblonde)
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Katharina Fritsch: Hahn/Cock (2013). Photo: Gautier Deblonde
 (Bill Woodrow – Regardless of History (2000))
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Bill Woodrow – Regardless of History (2000)
 (Hans Haacke: Gift Horse (2015))
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Hans Haacke: Gift Horse (2015)
 (Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset – Powerless Structures, Fig. 101 (2012). Photo: James O Jenkins)
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Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset – Powerless Structures, Fig. 101 (2012). Photo: James O Jenkins
 (Mark Wallinger – Ecce Homo (1999))
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Mark Wallinger – Ecce Homo (1999)
 (Antony Gormley – One & Other (2009). Photo: Matthew Andrews )
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Antony Gormley – One & Other (2009). Photo: Matthew Andrews
 (Marc Quinn – Alison Lapper Pregnant (2005). Photo: Justine Simons)
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Marc Quinn – Alison Lapper Pregnant (2005). Photo: Justine Simons
 (Rachel Whiteread – Monument (2001))
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Rachel Whiteread – Monument (2001)
 (Thomas Schütte – Model for a Hotel (2007). Photo: James O Jenkins)
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Thomas Schütte – Model for a Hotel (2007). Photo: James O Jenkins
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The north-west plinth in Trafalgar Square is undoubtedly one of the most talked-about and photographed public art spaces in the country. Having lain empty and unused for a century and a half, it was first used to host temporary sculptures in 1998, after the Royal Society of Arts launched the Fourth Plinth Project.

In the 17 years since, the Fourth Plinth has been host to a string of intriguing pieces from some of the world’s most revered contemporary artists, whose work wonderfully offsets the smart yet rather fusty sculptures of military greats that sit on the square’s other three corners.

To mark the arrival of Hans Haacke's ‘Gift Horse’, the tenth major piece to take up residency on the Fourth Plinth, we gave you a week to sort pieces new and old into a definitive order of excellence. Here's what you said.

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