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Discover items, places, people, events, etc. that represent the extremes of their class, identified by any superlative (with a few exceptions).
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Image for LARGEST - Trebuchet - Warwick Castle, Warwick, UKview gallery

NENE53.9 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Trebuchet - Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK

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Within the grounds of Warwick Castle is the world's largest trebuchet standing at 18 metres tall and weighing 22 tonnes. Built in 2005 it has been shot in excess of 6500 times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: 10/21/2017

Image for ONLY -  Bridge in the UK with shops across the full span on both sides - Pulteney Bridge - Bath, Somersetview gallery

SS60.5 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Bridge in the UK with shops across the full span on both sides - Pulteney Bridge - Bath, Somerset

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One of only four bridges in the world with shops across the full span on both sides, and the ONLY one in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 3/2/2019

Image for OLDEST - Hospital in Bath - Bath, Somersetview gallery

SS60.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Hospital in Bath - Bath, Somerset

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The Royal Mineral Water Hospital, which is the oldest in Bath, was founded by Act of Parliament and opened in May 1742.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2017

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST house in Bath Spa.view gallery

SS60.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST house in Bath Spa.

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Sally Lunn, the original Bath Bun & the Oldest houses in Bath

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: 9/19/2017

Image for HIGHEST - Church Spire in Bath - St. John the Evangelist - Bath, Somersetview gallery

SS60.8 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Church Spire in Bath - St. John the Evangelist - Bath, Somerset

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At 222ft tall, the tower and spire of St. John the Evangelist RC church is the highest in Bath, and a prominent landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2017

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Surviving purpose-built tile factory in the World - Jackfield, Shropshireview gallery

NN84.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Surviving purpose-built tile factory in the World - Jackfield, Shropshire

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Founded in 1872, Craven Dunnill is renowned for the supply and manufacture of fine ceramic tiles. 146 years on, the Jackfield Tile Works is the odlest surviving purpose-built tile factory in the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - purely residential street with its original buildings all surviving intact in Europe.view gallery

SWSW85.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - purely residential street with its original buildings all surviving intact in Europe.

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This is Vicars' Close, planned in the mid-C14th and completed in the early C15th, north of the Cathedral Church of St.Andrew in the city of Wells in Somerset.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: 9/14/2016

Image for FUNNIEST-- Comedian in Britain.view gallery

SWSW86.4 km

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SuperlativesFUNNIEST-- Comedian in Britain.

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Tommy cooper the legendary comedian was born in Caerphilly, where he is commemorated by a huge bronze statue. Tommy dominated the list of the worlds best jokes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/15/2011

last visited: 8/22/2017

Image for First  - Church to be rebuilt in England in Reformed Norman Styleview gallery

EE87.4 km

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SuperlativesFirst - Church to be rebuilt in England in Reformed Norman Style

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This church is an Architectural Treasure being the first in England if not Europe to be built in the "Reformed Norman" style. At Old Wolverton, Bucks.United Kingdom

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2008

last visited: 8/14/2012

Image for FIRST - Event of the London 2012 Olympics - Cardiff, Wales.view gallery

SWSW89.5 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Event of the London 2012 Olympics - Cardiff, Wales.

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The Millenium Stadium Cardiff, hosted the first Olympic event of the London 2012 Olympics. The Stadium is home of the Wales Rugby team. Located in the heart of Cardiff, Capitol of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2016

last visited: 3/2/2019

Image for ONLY - two medieval wooden effigies in Staffordshire - St Andrew - Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshireview gallery

NN89.5 km

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SuperlativesONLY - two medieval wooden effigies in Staffordshire - St Andrew - Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire

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Two wooden effigies of Sir Hamo de Weston and Sir Hugo de Weston. These are of considerable rarity and there are no other examples in Staffordshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/12/2019

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Working Clock in the World - Salisbury Cathedral Clock, UKview gallery

SS94.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Working Clock in the World - Salisbury Cathedral Clock, UK

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The oldest working clock in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: 7/18/2016

Image for OLDEST - Building in Clipston - Wellcroft House - Clipston, Northamptonshireview gallery

NENE96.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in Clipston - Wellcroft House - Clipston, Northamptonshire

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Dated 1575, Wellcroft House on Main Street, Clipston, is documented as the oldest building in the village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/14/2019

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Capstone, Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UKview gallery

SWSW98.3 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Capstone, Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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The Tinkinswood lime stone capstone is the largest known capstone in Europe and would have taken 200 men to lift it to its current position, which they did 6000 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Church in Shaftesbury - St Peter, Shaftesbury, Dorsetview gallery

SS99.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Shaftesbury - St Peter, Shaftesbury, Dorset

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St Peter's church on High Street, Shaftesbury, is the OLDEST church in the town, with archaeological evidence dating to around the 12th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/30/2017

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Workers Co-operative in the UKview gallery

NENE104.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Workers Co-operative in the UK

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The NPS factory building in Wollaston is the oldest surviving Workers Co-operative in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2011

last visited: 1/1/2012

Image for SOUTHERNMOST - Point of Mainland Wales.view gallery

SWSW104.6 km

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST - Point of Mainland Wales.

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Rhoose Point the most Southerly point of mainland Wales. Features several large & fascinating landscape architecture patterns. Some are obvious at ground level, others you may walk past & not even notice. Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: 10/23/2016

Image for ONLY - Formula One car built by Cosworth - Donington Grand Prix Museum, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE114.1 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Formula One car built by Cosworth - Donington Grand Prix Museum, Leicestershire

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This is the only Formula One car Cosworth have ever built, and is now on display as part of the Donington Grand Prix Collection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2018

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST -  Working bell foundry in the World - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE114.1 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Working bell foundry in the World - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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John Taylor & Co is the world's LARGEST working bell foundry, located in Loughborough, Leicestershire. The Foundry also has a museum of bells and bellfounding which is the ONLY one of its kind in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for MOST - Pealed bells in the world - Taylors Bellfoundry Campanile - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE114.1 km

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SuperlativesMOST - Pealed bells in the world - Taylors Bellfoundry Campanile - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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The Taylor & Co foundry's own Campanile which contains the most pealed bells in the world, numbering 4203 valid peals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Local Nature Reserve in Stafford Borough - Staffordshire, UKview gallery

NN117.8 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Local Nature Reserve in Stafford Borough - Staffordshire, UK

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Barlaston and Rough Close Common is located on the northern edge of Stafford Borough near to Meir Heath and Rough Close.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/7/2017

last visited: 1/31/2019

Image for ONLY - Windmill Pub with an actual windmill on site - Meir Heath, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.view gallery

NN117.8 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Windmill Pub with an actual windmill on site - Meir Heath, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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The Windmill is a large pub located on Hilderstone Road at Meir Heath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/4/2017

last visited: 1/31/2019

Image for LARGEST - area of woodland in Stoke-on-Trent - Staffordshire.view gallery

NN117.8 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - area of woodland in Stoke-on-Trent - Staffordshire.

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Hem Heath Woods are easily accessible woodlands and the largest area of woodland in Stoke-on-Trent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2017

last visited: 4/18/2019

Image for LAST - Independent King of Walesview gallery

NWNW119.1 km

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SuperlativesLAST - Independent King of Wales

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Dafydd ap Gruffyd (David son-of Griffith) born 11 July 1238 – 3 October 1283 was Prince of Wales from 11 December 1282 until his execution on 3 October 1283 by King Edward I of England. He was the last ruler of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2011

last visited: never

Image for ONLY- Grade 1 listed building in Stoke-on-Trent - Trentham, Staffordshire.view gallery

NN119.1 km

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SuperlativesONLY- Grade 1 listed building in Stoke-on-Trent - Trentham, Staffordshire.

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The Leveson- Gower Family Mausoleum is located in Trentham Cemetery and is the only Grade 1 listed building in Stoke-on-Trent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2017

last visited: never

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