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This category is a place to waymark unique and unusual steeples with a minimum height of 20 feet or 6.1 meters. Interesting architecture, out of the ordinary designs, very tall steeples - these are the type of structures to be placed in the Unique Steeples category.
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The Unique Steeples category is for steeples that have outstanding architectural elements, such as: multiple tiers, non-traditional architecture, unusual shape or height. These are usually found on churches, cathedrals, courthouses, city halls and other similar structures. The steeple must be an integral part of the structure.

This category will not accept small, simple, plain or mass produced steeples, such as: on top of motels, park pavilions, gazebos, LDS churches (spires) or similar structures.

May 8, 2019
The Unique Steeples category is updated and new requirements were added and modification to some existing requirements.
All previous approved waymarks that do not meet the new requirements are grandfathered.

Instructions for Posting a Unique Steeples Waymark:
  1. Any steeple accepted in this category must be a minimum height of 20 feet or 6.1 meters.
  2. Visit a church or other structure with a steeple that meets all the requirements and provide a minimum of three photographs. There must be a close up of the steeple and an overview of the structure. The close up photograph of the steeple is used as the default. If there is any sign, plaque, cornerstone or other signage a photograph is required and a transcription is encouraged. Interior photographs are also encouraged and appreciated.
  3. In the long description include: a minimum of three (3) sentences. Required is the name of the structure, a description of the steeple and any historical information, if known. Other options: describe the location, history of the area and/or any unique or interesting features of the steeple. The 3 sentence requirement is a personal narrative and is in addition to any copied text.
  4. If you are using text from any source, you are required to use "quotation marks" and provide a source link below the quoted text. This will distinguish it from the personal narrative. You have the option to use a “blockquote", provide the source link.
  5. The waymarker must personally obtain GPS coordinates.
  6. An English translation is required, however multi-lingual submissions are encouraged.
  7. Naming requirement: NO tilde (~) or double hyphens (--) are allowed in the title.

    Include in the title the name of structure, city and state/province. Please omit from the title a phyical address and steeple descriptors, such as: old, tall, ornate, spiral, metal, etc.

    Abbreviations are acceptable for state or province.
    Country is optional.

  8. Example: St. Michael’s Catholic Church - Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
    Example: Joplin Courthouse - Joplin, MO
    Example: Adelaide Town Hall - Adelaide, South Australia

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Enjoy your visit, tell your story and post a picture.
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Unique SteeplesOud Postgebouw - Gent, Belgium

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The 52 meter high steeple is part of the national monument The Old Post Building in the city center of Gent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesSouth Congregational Church Steeple - Hartford, CT

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The Federal/Greek Revival style South Congregational Church, a.k.a. Second Second Church of Christ, is located at 277 Main Street, Hartford, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesImmanuel Lutheran Church Steeple - St. Charles, MO

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The bell tower, in Gothic Revival, is the base for the 176 foot steeple

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/29/2022

last visited: 9/3/2022

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Unique SteeplesPilgrim Chapel Steeple - Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX

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This impressive spire tops the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel, on the campus of Dallas Baptist University - in Dallas, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 8/28/2022

last visited: 8/29/2022

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Unique SteeplesLongforgan Parish Church - Perth & Kinross, Scotland

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Broached slated steeple and tower built in 1690 from the original church, incorporated into the western side of the rebuilt parish church in the village of Longforgan, five miles to the west of the Scottish city of Dundee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesÉglise Saint-Pierre - Caen, France

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Old church in the centre of town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/9/2022

last visited: 9/28/2022

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Unique SteeplesAll Souls Church - Invergowrie, Perth & Kinross, Scotland

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Buttressed red sandstone steeple of All Souls Episcopal Church in the village of Invergowrie on the south-western edge of the Scottish city of Dundee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesImmaculate Conception steeple - Brookville, PA

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This steeple sits atop a bell tower. The steeple is a striking yellow color.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/19/2022

last visited: 7/19/2022

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Unique SteeplesFerryhill Parish Church - Aberdeen, Scotland

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Steeple of the parish church of Ferryhill, a grey granite structure situated south of Aberdeen city centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/7/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesCathedral of St Mary of the Assumption - Aberdeen, Scotland

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The Scottish city of Aberdeen's tallest spire is at St Mary's RC Cathedral near the city centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesRubislaw Parish Church - Aberdeen, Scotland

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Ornate steeple of Rubislaw Parish Church at Queen's Cross in the Scottish city of Aberdeen, a rare sandstone and lead edifice in the Granite City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/2/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesHolburn West Church - Aberdeen, Scotland

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Granite tower and steeple on the south-east corner of Holburn West Church, situated to the south-west of Aberdeen city centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesCathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec-Kutná Hora-Czechia

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One unique steeple on between 2 roofs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/27/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesMannofield Church - Aberdeen, Scotland

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The tall steeple of Mannofield Church in a western suburb of the Scottish city of Aberdeen, the second tallest in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/27/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesMethven Parish Church - Perth & Kinross, Scotland

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Stone steeple, added in 1826 to the parish church in the centre of the Perthshire village of Methven in Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/21/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesClocher - Église Sainte-Marie de Calvi - France

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Un peu d'histoire... Construite à partir de 1774, elle présente un plan centré agrémenté d'un clocher néo-gothique érigé au cours du XIXème. Le décor intérieur néo-classique lui a valu son classement en 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 5/8/2022

last visited: 8/29/2022

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Unique SteeplesFirst Baptist Church - Jayton, TX

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White steeple at the inside corner of the "L" shaped building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/24/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesFormer St Columba's Church Steeple - Brechin, Angus, Scotland

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Stone steeple of a former church in the Angus town of Brechin, abandoned since 2003.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/9/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesEglise paroissiale Saint Antoine Abbé - Aregno - France

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L’église du village Saint-Antoine-Abbé possède un clocher orange à trois étages et une horloge. La façade est rose et parcourue de bandes blanches. L’église date du 18e siècle. La chaire à prêcher, datée de 1714 est en bois ciré et classée en 1995.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 3/6/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesChrist Cathedral - Garden Grove, CA

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One of the largest churches in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/2/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesLe clocher - Eglise du couvent Saint-Dominique de Corbara - France

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La tour clocher est sommée d'un lanternon couronné d'un dôme. The bell tower is topped by a lantern crowned with a dome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 2/25/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesLe clocher de l'église de l'Annonciation de Corbara - France

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Le clocher est de forme carrée, avec une horloge sur deux des côtés. Il est surmonté par un clocheton octogonal, lui même surmonté d'une croix. Une série de quatre cloches se trouvent à l'intérieur. Il est bicolore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 2/21/2022

last visited: never

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Unique SteeplesLe clocher de l'église Santa Maria - Lumio

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Cette magnifique église d'un baroque dépouillé, date de 1800. En 1880, fut achevé l'actuel clocher en pierres de taille haut de 36 m. Elle trône sur la place du village avec sa tour-clocher séparée, un détail architectural propre à la Balagne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 2/16/2022

last visited: 8/30/2022

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Unique SteeplesLe clocher de l'église Santissima Annunziata d'Oci - France

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L'église de l'Annunziata de Lumio, datant du XVe siècle, est un édifice situé au village d'Occi abandonné depuis 1927 ancêtre du village de Lumio. Construite en pierre à 377 mètres d'altitude.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 2/15/2022

last visited: 8/30/2022

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Unique SteeplesQueen Street Church Steeple - Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland

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Stone steeple and tower of the former Queen Street United Presbyterian Church in the centre of Broughty Ferry, east of the Scottish city of Dundee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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