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

WW0.2 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 ONLY - two medieval wooden effigies in Staffordshire - St Andrew - Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshireview gallery

NENE14.2 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 ONLY - Church in Britain dedicated to St Eata - Atcham, Shropshireview gallery

NWNW15.9 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

NENE42 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

NENE42.2 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 LARGEST - Local Nature Reserve in Stafford Borough - Staffordshire, UKview gallery

NENE44.1 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

NENE44.3 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 OLDEST - wooden pulpit in Cheshire - St Michael's Church, Marbury, Cheshire East.view gallery

NN44.4 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - wooden pulpit in Cheshire - St Michael's Church, Marbury, Cheshire East.

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The pulpit is located in St Michael's Church on Church Lane off Wirswall Road in the village of Marbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2017

last visited: never

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

NENE46.2 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 OLDEST - Ancient Monument in the City of Stoke-on-Trent - Minster Church of St Peter ad Vincula - Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.view gallery

NENE46.3 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Ancient Monument in the City of Stoke-on-Trent - Minster Church of St Peter ad Vincula - Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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An ancient Anglo Saxon cross located in the churchyard of the Minster Church of St Peter ad Vincula in Stoke.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2017

last visited: 3/25/2019

Image for OLDEST - building in Wybunbury - Wybunbury, Cheshire, England, UK.view gallery

NN46.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - building in Wybunbury - Wybunbury, Cheshire, England, UK.

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The tower is located on Main Road in the centre of Wybunbury village and is all that remains of the late fifteenth century St Chad's Church which was demolished in 1833.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2017

last visited: 7/8/2017

Image for HIGHEST - Lock on the Trent and Mersey Canal - Etruria Junction, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.view gallery

NN47.6 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Lock on the Trent and Mersey Canal - Etruria Junction, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

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Stoke Top Lock 40 also known as Summit Lock is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Etruria Junction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2017

last visited: 11/26/2017

Image for ONLY - remaining operational Steam Driven Potters' Mill in the world - Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshireview gallery

NN47.6 km

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SuperlativesONLY - remaining operational Steam Driven Potters' Mill in the world - Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

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The only remaining operational Steam Driven Potters' Mill is located at the Etruria Industrial Museum and Heritage Centre on Lower Bedford Street, Etruria at the junction of the Trent & Mersey and Caldon Canals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2017

last visited: 2/22/2019

Image for ONLY - building remaining, Wedgwood Pottery Works - Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.view gallery

NN48 km

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SuperlativesONLY - building remaining, Wedgwood Pottery Works - Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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The Roundhouse was formerly part of the Wedgwood Pottery works, built circa 1769 and is the only remaining building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: 9/13/2016

Image for ONLY - National Nature Reserve in Stoke-on-Trent - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.view gallery

NENE48.3 km

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SuperlativesONLY - National Nature Reserve in Stoke-on-Trent - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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Park Hall Country Park and Hulme Quarry National Nature Reserve, is one of the city's most important natural sites, and the only National Nature Reserve in Stoke-on-Trent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/31/2018

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Working Victorian Pottery in UK - Middleport Pottery - Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.view gallery

NN49.4 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Working Victorian Pottery in UK - Middleport Pottery - Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

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Middleport Pottery, dated 1888, is a Victorian pottery that is located on Port Street in Burslem.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2018

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - area of open water in Stoke-on-Trent - Westport Lake, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.view gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - area of open water in Stoke-on-Trent - Westport Lake, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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Westport Lake is one of Stoke-on-Trent's Natural Heritage Sites, located off Westport Lake Road in Longport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: 1/12/2019

Image for ONLY - Edwardian theatre in Cheshire East - Crewe, Cheshire East, UK.view gallery

NN52.9 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Edwardian theatre in Cheshire East - Crewe, Cheshire East, UK.

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The Lyceum Theatre is located on Heath Street in the centre of Crewe and is purported to be very haunted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/13/2017

last visited: never

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

NENE56 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

Image for LAST - Independent King of Walesview gallery

WW58.3 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 OLDEST - stumpery in Britain - Biddulph, Staffordshire, England, UKview gallery

NN59.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - stumpery in Britain - Biddulph, Staffordshire, England, UK

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The stumpery is located at Biddulph Grange Garden, which is a landscaped Victorian garden on Grange Road in Biddulph.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2017

last visited: 5/11/2018

Image for LAST - Roman Shine in Western Europeview gallery

NWNW68.6 km

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SuperlativesLAST - Roman Shine in Western Europe

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On the sandstone outcrop towards the centre of the park is the last Roman shrine to the goddess Minerva.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Roman Amphitheater in the UKview gallery

NWNW69 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Roman Amphitheater in the UK

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The preserved remains of a Roman Amphitheater in Chester, A roman walled city. It is the largest ever uncovered in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 10/20/2010

Image for ONLY - complete surviving  Consistory Court in England - Chester, Cheshire, England, UK.view gallery

NWNW69.4 km

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SuperlativesONLY - complete surviving Consistory Court in England - Chester, Cheshire, England, UK.

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Chester Cathedral Consistory Court is the oldest complete ecclesiastical courtroom in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/1/2018

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Trebuchet - Warwick Castle, Warwick, UKview gallery

SESE70.8 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

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