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

SWSW11.7 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 - Church in Shaftesbury - St Peter, Shaftesbury, Dorsetview gallery

SWSW38.3 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 TALLEST - Non-Reinforced Concrete Structure in the Worldview gallery

SS42.8 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Non-Reinforced Concrete Structure in the World

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This unusual historic feature can be seen across most of The New Forest National Park and beyond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: 2/16/2018

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

NWNW52.3 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 house in Bath Spa.view gallery

NWNW52.5 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 ONLY -  Bridge in the UK with shops across the full span on both sides - Pulteney Bridge - Bath, Somersetview gallery

NWNW52.6 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

NWNW52.8 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 SMALLEST - Town Hall Building in England, UKview gallery

SWSW62.3 km

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - Town Hall Building in England, UK

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This is the smallest town hall in England and resides in the pretty village of Corfe Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2008

last visited: 4/22/2011

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

WW66.1 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 LARGEST --Tidal Lagoon in Britain, The Fleet - Weymouthview gallery

SWSW83 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST --Tidal Lagoon in Britain, The Fleet - Weymouth

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The Fleet, caught between the sea and the shingle bank of Chesil beach, is the largest tidal lagoon of its kind in Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrecke

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/30/2010

last visited: never

Image for SHORTEST--Street in Britianview gallery

NENE84.5 km

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SuperlativesSHORTEST--Street in Britian

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This is the SHORTEST street in England, and is marked by a round blue plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 1/17/2017

Image for LARGEST -- inhabited castle in the World, Windsor, UKview gallery

NENE84.8 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- inhabited castle in the World, Windsor, UK

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Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited castle in the world and the longest-occupied palace in Europe, but it also remains a functioning royal home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 3/5/2017

Image for ONLY - Edwardian brick bridge on the M25 - Gerrards Cross - Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

NENE94.1 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Edwardian brick bridge on the M25 - Gerrards Cross - Buckinghamshire, UK

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For drivers on the M25, they know they're between J16 & 17 in Buckinghamshire when they spot the message "GIVE PEAS A CHANCE" on a motorway bridge. The Chalfont viaduct is unique as it is the only Edwardian brick bridge on the M25.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/15/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Bridge in use in Surrey - Clattern Bridge, Kingston upon Thames, UKview gallery

EE101.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Bridge in use in Surrey - Clattern Bridge, Kingston upon Thames, UK

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Clattern Bridge is located in the High Street at Kingston upon Thames. The thirteenth century arch bridge spans the Hogsmill River and is believed to be the oldest bridge in Surrey in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/26/2015

last visited: never

Image for Oldest- Surving Post Windmill  Pitstone- Bucksview gallery

NENE106.1 km

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SuperlativesOldest- Surving Post Windmill Pitstone- Bucks

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On the plaque this states believed to be the OLDEST post Windmill in The British Isles dated 1627.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - UK Capacity Sports Stadium - Wembley Stadium, London, UKview gallery

NENE108.6 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - UK Capacity Sports Stadium - Wembley Stadium, London, UK

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Wembley Stadium opened in 2007 and was built on the site of the 1923 Wembley Stadium. It is the home of the English football team and has the largest stadium capacity (90000) in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: 4/29/2017

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

NENE118.1 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 LARGEST - Trebuchet - Warwick Castle, Warwick, UKview gallery

NN125.7 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 OLDEST -- Workers Co-operative in the UKview gallery

NENE142.1 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 OLDEST - Building in Clipston - Wellcroft House - Clipston, Northamptonshireview gallery

NN151.1 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: 8/11/2019

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