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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 ONLY -  Town in United Kingdom permitted to display Royal Arms of England as Town Coat of Armsview gallery

NWNW97.8 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Town in United Kingdom permitted to display Royal Arms of England as Town Coat of Arms

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The ONLY town in the United Kingdom permitted to use the Royal Arms of England, unchanged, as it's own Coat of Arms - The Faversham Town Council Coat of Arms, proudly displayed on street furniture in Market Street, Faversham, Kent, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/13/2012

last visited: 4/15/2012

Image for ONLY combination Romano/British church in England, Faversham, UKview gallery

NWNW99.3 km

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SuperlativesONLY combination Romano/British church in England, Faversham, UK

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These ruins of a stone church are advertised as "the ONLY Christian building in England to incorporate within its fabric the remains of a 4th-century Romano-British pagan mausoleum."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Surviving EW Pugin Anglican church in England - St Catherine - Kingsdown, Kentview gallery

NWNW102.5 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Surviving EW Pugin Anglican church in England - St Catherine - Kingsdown, Kent

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Only one of EW Pugin's two Anglican churches survives, namely that at Kingsdown (near Sittingbourne) in Kent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST -  Church Tower (girth) in Kent - Holy Trinity, Milton Regis - Sittingbourne, Kentview gallery

NWNW108.1 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Church Tower (girth) in Kent - Holy Trinity, Milton Regis - Sittingbourne, Kent

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The Tower of Holy Trinity church is the largest in Kent and third largest in England in girth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/23/2016

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Shoe Shop in the UK - The Golden Boot, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW113.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Shoe Shop in the UK - The Golden Boot, Maidstone, UK

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The Golden Boot is a family-run footwear shop in Maidstone and is believed to be the oldest shoe shop in the UK. It is located on the north east side of Gabriel's Hill and is easily identifiable by the huge, golden boot over the shop's frontage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for LAST - Wooden Trestle Railway Viaduct within Englandview gallery

NWNW148.4 km

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SuperlativesLAST - Wooden Trestle Railway Viaduct within England

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The last remaining wooden trestle railway bridge within England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2017

last visited: never

Image for EARLIEST - Christian Church in Britain - Butt Road, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.5 km

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SuperlativesEARLIEST - Christian Church in Britain - Butt Road, Colchester, UK

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The remains of this church and graveyard, built in the 4th century, were unearthed in the 1980s during excavations for a new police station. The site is at the junction of Southway and Butt Road just to the west of the police station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2016

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Castle Keep Built in the United Kingdom - Castle Park, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.5 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Castle Keep Built in the United Kingdom - Castle Park, Colchester, UK

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Colchester Castle, that dates from the 11th century, is a Grade I listed building that has the largest keep built in the United Kingdom. The castle is open daily for visitors for which a charge is made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Victorian Water Tower in the UK - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.6 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Victorian Water Tower in the UK - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UK

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This magnificent, Victorian water tower dates from 1882-83 and is the largest remaining Victorian water tower in the United Kingdom. Located in Balkerne Gardens, in Colchester, it dominates the skyline and is visible from all around the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Surviving Gateway in Roman Britain - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.8 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Surviving Gateway in Roman Britain - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UK

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The Balkerne Gate is located in the Roman Wall of Colchester on the west side of the town. Believed to have been originally built as a monumental arch it was later incorporated into the Roman wall. It is the oldest surviving gateway in Roman Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2016

last visited: never

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