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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

NENE2.7 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 - Building in Clipston - Wellcroft House - Clipston, Northamptonshireview gallery

NENE48.6 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

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

EE57.8 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 -  Working bell foundry in the World - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE63.6 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

NENE63.6 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 OLDEST -- Workers Co-operative in the UKview gallery

EE64.2 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 ONLY - Formula One car built by Cosworth - Donington Grand Prix Museum, Leicestershireview gallery

NN65.2 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 ONLY - two medieval wooden effigies in Staffordshire - St Andrew - Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshireview gallery

NWNW66.5 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: 6/17/2018

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

NWNW70.5 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 - Pub in Rutland - The Blue Ball - Braunston, Rutlandview gallery

NENE71.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Pub in Rutland - The Blue Ball - Braunston, Rutland

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Located on Cedar Street, Braunston, this 17th century pub is reputedly the oldest in Rutland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/22/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Professional Association Football Club in the World - Notts County - Nottingham, Nottinghamshireview gallery

NENE82.4 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Professional Association Football Club in the World - Notts County - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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English club Notts County, which has existed informally from 1862, is the world's oldest fully professional association football club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Oldest- Surving Post Windmill  Pitstone- Bucksview gallery

SESE82.4 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 ONLY - Hooters Restaurant in the UK - Hooters Nottingham - Nottingham, Nottinghamshireview gallery

NENE82.7 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Hooters Restaurant in the UK - Hooters Nottingham - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Hooters of Nottingham - The UK's Only Hooters! Situated on London Road, just south of Nottingham train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Inn in England - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UKview gallery

NN82.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Inn in England - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK

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Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem is a public house, located in Brew House Yard, Castle Road, Nottingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2017

last visited: 7/15/2017

Image for LARGEST - medieval building in Nottingham - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK.view gallery

NN83.2 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - medieval building in Nottingham - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK.

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St Mary's is a Church of England Church located on High Pavement in the Lace Market district of Nottingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: 10/31/2017

Image for FIRST - "all-electric Cope clock ever made" - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK.view gallery

NN83.2 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - "all-electric Cope clock ever made" - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK.

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The clock is located on the tower of St Mary's Church on High Pavement in the Lace Market district of Nottingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: 10/31/2017

Image for DEEPEST TONE - Non-Swinging Clock Bell in the Country - Nottingham Council House, Old Market Square - Nottingham, Nottinghamshireview gallery

NN83.2 km

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SuperlativesDEEPEST TONE - Non-Swinging Clock Bell in the Country - Nottingham Council House, Old Market Square - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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The hour bell nicknamed ‘Little John’ was cast by John Taylor & Co, Loughborough in 1927. At 10 long tons 7 cwt 0 qr 27 lb in weight it is the 5th heaviest in the UK, and the Eb tone has the deepest tone in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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

NWNW84.5 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 - Local Nature Reserve in Stafford Borough - Staffordshire, UKview gallery

NWNW84.5 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 - pre-Conquest cross in Leicestershire that stands complete - St Bartholomew - Sproxton, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE85.9 km

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SuperlativesONLY - pre-Conquest cross in Leicestershire that stands complete - St Bartholomew - Sproxton, Leicestershire

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The Sproxton Cross - This is the only pre-Conquest cross in Leicestershire that stands complete. St Bartholomew's church, Sproxton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/8/2019

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Church in Britain dedicated to St Eata - Atcham, Shropshireview gallery

NWNW85.9 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Church in Britain dedicated to St Eata - Atcham, Shropshire

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St Eata's church, Atcham; its dedication to Eata of Hexham is unique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2019

last visited: never

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

NWNW86.1 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 ONLY- Grade 1 listed building in Stoke-on-Trent - Trentham, Staffordshire.view gallery

NWNW87.9 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

Image for ONLY - complete Victorian Pottery factory - Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.view gallery

NWNW88 km

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SuperlativesONLY - complete Victorian Pottery factory - Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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The former Gladstone China Works is now preserved as the only complete Victorian Pottery factory in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - working lock on the Uttoxeter Canal - Froghall Wharf, Staffordshire.view gallery

NN88.4 km

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SuperlativesONLY - working lock on the Uttoxeter Canal - Froghall Wharf, Staffordshire.

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Lock No.1 is located on the Uttoxeter Canal at Froghall Wharf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2017

last visited: 10/10/2019

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