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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 HIGHEST – Individual English Test Match Cricket Score – Fulneck, UKview gallery

EE6.6 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST – Individual English Test Match Cricket Score – Fulneck, UK

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Sir Leonard Hutton was born in this small terraced house in the small village of Fulneck. The blue plaque commemorates his greatest cricketing achievement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2011

last visited: never

Image for STEEPEST –- Canal Lock Staircase in Britain – Bingley, UKview gallery

NWNW8.5 km

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SuperlativesSTEEPEST –- Canal Lock Staircase in Britain – Bingley, UK

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This staircase lock is on The Leeds Liverpool Canal which connects the inland City of Leeds with the port City of Liverpool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: never

Image for HIGHEST, LONGEST, DEEPEST and FASTEST -- Canal Tunnel in Britain, Marsden, UKview gallery

SWSW24.5 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST, LONGEST, DEEPEST and FASTEST -- Canal Tunnel in Britain, Marsden, UK

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Standedge tunnel is the summit tunnel of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2012

last visited: 1/5/2013

Image for HIGHEST – Broad Canal In England – Warland, UKview gallery

SWSW25.1 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST – Broad Canal In England – Warland, UK

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This lock on the Rochdale Canal marks the eastern end of the summit pound, at 600 feet, the highest point on the highest broad canal in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2012

last visited: 7/1/2013

Image for The longest pub name in the world - The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn.view gallery

SWSW40.4 km

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SuperlativesThe longest pub name in the world - The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn.

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Locally known as 'The Rifleman'. I'm just going down to 'The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn', would be something of a mouthful!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2011

last visited: never

Image for SHORTEST - Street in York - Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York, UKview gallery

EE48.1 km

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Street in York - Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York, UK

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Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate is the name of the shortest street in the city of York. It is also the longest street name in York!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

Image for SMALLEST -- Freestanding Pub in Britain, Lakeside Inn, Southport, Merseyside UKview gallery

WW83.4 km

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SuperlativesSMALLEST -- Freestanding Pub in Britain, Lakeside Inn, Southport, Merseyside UK

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Certified by "The Guinness Book Of Records" as the "smallest pub in Britain" (22ft x 16ft).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AngelPick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: never

Image for HIGHEST - Point in Fleetwood - Fleetwod, UKview gallery

WW83.7 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Point in Fleetwood - Fleetwod, UK

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The Mount has been the center of Fleetwood since its initial design, occupying 11 acres on the highest point. The Pavilion is its crowning point, but there are gardens, a playground and open space that has been a recreation point for generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for LAST - Manned Lightship - Liverpoolview gallery

SWSW92.4 km

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SuperlativesLAST - Manned Lightship - Liverpool

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Former Mersey Bar Lightship PLANET and Channel Light Vessel 23

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2008

last visited: 1/10/2009

Image for LARGEST - Working Transporter Bridge in the World - Middlesbrough, UKview gallery

NN94.3 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Working Transporter Bridge in the World - Middlesbrough, UK

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A transporter bridge across the River Tees for cars and foot passengers. The foundation stone was laid in August 1910 and the bridge opened in October 1911. It is the largest working transporter bridge in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/3/2015

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Roman Amphitheater in the UKview gallery

SWSW100.6 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 Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 10/20/2010

Image for LAST - Roman Shine in Western Europeview gallery

SWSW101.1 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 Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: never

Image for TALLEST - Stack of used horseshoes in the worldview gallery

SESE108.1 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Stack of used horseshoes in the world

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Scarrington, Nottinghamshire UK. A pile of horseshoes 17 feet high and 19 feet 6 inches in circumference at the base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ProvTwo2-4

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for FASTEST - World water speed record, Ullswater, Cumbriaview gallery

NWNW113.5 km

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SuperlativesFASTEST - World water speed record, Ullswater, Cumbria

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Donald Campbell CBE broke the current World Water Speed record on Ullswater in 1955. This was his first campaign. He later used Coniston Water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2010

last visited: 7/9/2014

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