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Image for HIGHEST - Point in London - Whitestone Pond, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Point in London - Whitestone Pond, London, UK

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Whitestone Pond is located on the southern limits of Hampstead Heath. It is located on the west side of Heath Street with West Heath Road along its southern edge. The pond is the highest point in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

Image for DEEPEST - London Underground Platform - Hampstead Underground Station - Hampstead, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesDEEPEST - London Underground Platform - Hampstead Underground Station - Hampstead, London, UK

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Hampstead is built on a hill and is served by the Northern Line on the London Underground network. To enable the underground to pass though Hampstead the platforms had to be constructed deep underground at 58.5m below street level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2014

last visited: 7/23/2016

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SuperlativesLondon's longest escalator - Angel Underground Station, Islington, UK.

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The London's longest escalator takes about a minute and a quarter to ride from bottom to top. A return journey would take 2 and a half minutes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: 2/4/2012

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House in Mayfair - Stanhope Row, London, UK

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This Westminster City Council green plaque marks the site where "Mayfair's Oldest House" used to stand. The plaque is located over an archway on the north east side of Stanhope Row with the arch leading through to Shepher Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2015

last visited: never

Image for LONGEST - Running Show - Cranbourn Street, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Running Show - Cranbourn Street, London, UK

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The Agatha Christie memorial, that also serves as the 60th Anniversary of "The Mousetrap", takes the form of a book with a bust of Agatha Christie at its centre. When unveiled in November 2012 there had been 25000 performances of the show.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: 7/15/2015

Image for LARGEST - Theatre in London - The London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Theatre in London - The London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, UK

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Located in St Martin's Lane, the London Coliseum is the largest theatre in London and is home to the English National Opera. It was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2015

last visited: 6/25/2022

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Bronze Sculpture in Europe

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The Wellington Arch in London, England, has a bronze quadrica (a chariot drawn by four horses) statue on top. The quadriga was placed in honor of Edward VII and is the largest bronze sculpture in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2012

last visited: 6/25/2022

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

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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: 3/22/2015

Image for LONGEST - Continuously Occupied Diplomatic Mission in the UK - Australia House, Strand, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Continuously Occupied Diplomatic Mission in the UK - Australia House, Strand, UK

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The Australian High Commission is located in Australia House that stands at the eastern junction of Strand and Aldwych in London. It is both Australia's first diplomatic mission and the longest continuously occupied diplomatic mission in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2015

last visited: 7/23/2016

Image for OLDEST - Twinings Shop - Strand, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Twinings Shop - Strand, London, UK

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In depicted house, located at London's Strand, You can find amazing Twinings' shop and museum of tea. It holds several interesting records: OLDEST commercial logo worldwide, OLDEST shop in Westminster, LONGEST London's standing rate-payer...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: 10/16/2015

Image for TALLEST - Victoria Memorial - City of Westminster, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Victoria Memorial - City of Westminster, London, UK

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Monumental London's Victoria Memorial, devoted to the Queen Victoria, is with height 25 metres (82 ft) he tallest monument to a King or Queen in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2016

last visited: 11/16/2021

Image for SHORTEST - Lived Peerage - Holland Park Road, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Lived Peerage - Holland Park Road, London, UK

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This London County Council blue plaque indicates that Lord Leighton, a painter, "lived and died here". The plaque is attached to the Leighton House Museum on the north west side of Holland Park Road. Leighton was bearer of the shortest-lived peerage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

Image for Tallest Ferris Wheel in Europe  -  London, England, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesTallest Ferris Wheel in Europe - London, England, UK

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When built in 2000, the London Eye was the tallest Ferris Wheel in the world...it is still the tallest in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/14/2012

last visited: 10/6/2015

Image for LARGEST - Roman Catholic Church in England - Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Roman Catholic Church in England - Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, London, UK

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Westminster Cathedral is located in a plaza on the south east side of Victoria Street in London. The cathedral is close to Victoria railway station and a short walk to the Houses of Parliament. It is the largest catholic church in England and Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: 5/20/2022

Image for LARGEST - Solar Bridge - Blackfriars Railway Bridge, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Solar Bridge - Blackfriars Railway Bridge, London, UK

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This bridge, Blackfriars Railway Bridge, connects Blackfriars station, on the north side of the River Thames, with the south side of the Thames. The bridge incorporates the station's platforms and is covered with solar panels being used in the roof.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: 4/28/2016

Image for LARGEST -- Coach Station in Britain, Victoria Coach Station, Westminster, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Coach Station in Britain, Victoria Coach Station, Westminster, London, UK

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The Victoria Coach Station, largest bus station in Britain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: 10/29/2016

Image for FIRST - City Terminus of London Underground - Monument Street, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - City Terminus of London Underground - Monument Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque is on the south side of Monument Street close to the Monument. The plaque is in Monument Street with King William Street being about 20m to the west. The station was the first deep tube terminus in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: never

Image for TALLEST isolated stone column in the world - London,U. K.view gallery

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SuperlativesTALLEST isolated stone column in the world - London,U. K.

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The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known as The monument is the tallest isolated stone column in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/25/2011

last visited: 7/25/2022

Image for Oldest Gothic Church in London  -  London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest Gothic Church in London - London, UK

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Although construction began on this church in 1106, it was not completed until 1897 and did not gain the status of a cathedral until 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2012

last visited: 4/20/2019

Image for OLDEST - Fruit & Veg Market in London - Borough Market, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Fruit & Veg Market in London - Borough Market, London, UK

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This Borough of Southwark blue plaque, to Borough Market, the oldest fruit and veg market in London, is attached to a wall within the market close to the market bell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: 8/3/2018

Image for OLDEST - Surviving Operating Theatre in the UK - St Thomas Street, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Surviving Operating Theatre in the UK - St Thomas Street, London, UK

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The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret, is in the old church of St Thomas Apostle, close to Guy's Hospital and London Bridge station. Dating from 1822 it is the oldest surviving operating theatre in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 10/5/2016

Image for OLDEST -- Saxon Arch in London -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UKview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Saxon Arch in London -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The oldest Saxon Arch in the city of London is inside the All Hallows By the Tower Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

Image for OLDEST -- church in London - All Hallows-by-the-Tower (London, UK)view gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- church in London - All Hallows-by-the-Tower (London, UK)

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Gothic-Romanesque All Hallows-by-the-Tower church, the oldest church in London, is one of the most interesting ecclesiastic buildings in the British capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: 10/13/2016

Image for TALLEST -- building in UK and EU - The Shard (London, UK)view gallery

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- building in UK and EU - The Shard (London, UK)

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The Shard, beautiful slender skyscraper in London centre, is with height 306 m (1,004 ft) the tallest building in United Kingdom and also in the European Union...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 8/2/2019

Image for LARGEST -- brick building in Europe - Battersea Power Station (London, UK)view gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- brick building in Europe - Battersea Power Station (London, UK)

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The iconic Art-Deco Battersea Power Station, located at the River Thames riverside in western part of London, is the largest brick building in Europe...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/31/2014

last visited: 10/30/2016

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