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   Clodfobble  Tuesday Nov 20 03:02 PM

November 20, 2007: Leaning Church Breaks Pisa's Record

It's official! This church in Suurhusen, Germany has just been confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the world's most lopsided building, a record previously held by the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.

The final tally was a whopping 5.19-degree angle, compared to Pisa's paltry 3.97 degrees.

It is interesting to note that the leaning section is actually newer than the rest of the church building. It was built in 1450, whereas the original structure was built sometime in the mid-1200s. Those 15th century corner-cutters put the tower addition on a wooden foundation. Obviously they didn't make 'em like they used to.

But it's not going to lean any further than it has: several attempts to stop the tower from leaning any further had been made since 1982, and it was finally stabilized in 1996. Which means it's really held this world record for over ten years now. What else aren't those Guinness people up-to-date on??

LabRat  Tuesday Nov 20 03:06 PM

Most excellent and interesting find Clod!

Why do I suddenly crave a V8?

glatt  Tuesday Nov 20 03:33 PM

This is a cool IotD, but I have to wonder about those folks at guinness. What is their criteria?

The Wanaka puzzle house in New Zealand has one that leans more.

glatt  Tuesday Nov 20 03:37 PM

OK. Ok. I can hear you muttering "it's a fake!" Well, true, it is a novelty and it was built intentionally. Ok. But how about this one? This is a house that is falling down. It was originally straight.

Shawnee123  Tuesday Nov 20 04:07 PM

A crooked pub. That will mess you up. More pics here.

Nikolai  Tuesday Nov 20 04:35 PM

My god that pub, I hate to be drunk in that pub
"itzs ald leaning toooo one siiiide"

bluecuracao  Tuesday Nov 20 05:55 PM

If you tend to lean the opposite way after a pint or ten, this would be the pub for you.

Saphyre  Wednesday Nov 21 02:18 PM

Nifty find!!

Originally Posted by Nikolai View Post
"itzs ald leaning toooo one siiiide"
I would think if one were drunk, one would appear to be standing vertically in this pub!

Now, if they could just build a pub that spun the opposite way than I do, THAT would be the pub for me!!

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