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A "blue plaque" is a sign attached to a house where (maybe) someone famous once lived, or placed where a notable event took place, or attached to a building that is remarkable in another way.

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Blue PlaquesJohn Heathcoat - 38 Leicester Rd - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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John Heathcoat, inventor of the bobbinet machine, owned this house at the time of the 1816 Luddite attack on his factory in Loughborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBesso House - Mile End Road, London, UK

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This plaque is attached to an empty building on the north west side of Mile End Road. The building is currentyly called Onyx House but was Besso House at the time the plaque was erected. The plaque indicates what was here previously.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTredegar Square - London, UK

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This Bow Heritage Trail blue plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Tredegar Square in east London. The plaque advises that, the building to which it is attached, was "part of the grand north terrace of the square".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDoctor Barnardo - Coborn Street, London, UK

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This Historic Buildings of Bow blue plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Coborn Street. The plaque advises that "here Doctor Barnardo first lodged on coming to London in 1866".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles Coborn - Coborn Street, London, UK

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This Bow Heritage Trail blue plaque is attached to a school wall on the north east side of Coborn Street. The plaque advises that Charles Coborn, a music hall entertainer, "took his name from this street".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Former Waterloo Hotel - Runcorn, UK

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This blue plaque is on the wall of the former Waterloo Hotel which was open between 1840 and 2012 before being converted to a Buddhist Temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesIWM, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.

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A plaque mounted on the side of the bus shelter indicates that this Airfield is a Transport Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLancashire Bridge - Stockport, UK

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This blue plaque commemorates Lancashire Bridge across the River Mersey in the middle of the town of Stockport on the border of Lancashire and Cheshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRailway Viaduct - Stockport, UK

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This blue plaque celebrates the construction in 1840 of what was at the time the largest viaduct in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDoctor Barnardo - Estate Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the London County Council (LCC), indicates that Dr Barnardo "began his work for children in a building on this site in 1866". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Estate Road in Stepney, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCastle Yard - Stockport, UK

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This blue plaque is on the wall of a pub. It commemorates the fact that it is on the site of a castle that was built in 1173.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGuglielmo Marconi - Harpur Street, Bedford, UK

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This blue plaque, to Guglielmo Marconi the "father of the wireless", is attached to a building on the west side of Harpur Street, just north of Dame Alice Street, in Bedford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/24/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTollard House - Russell Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected in 2007, indicates that Tollard House was the first residential building in London to have wind turbines installed on its roof. Tollard House is at the junction of Russell Road and Kensington High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMuhammed Ali Jinnah - Russell Road, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that Muhammed Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, "stayed here in 1895". The plaque is mounted on a building on the north east side of Russell Road at the junction with Holland Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdwardes Square - London, UK

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This Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea blue plaque is attached to "The Temple" on the south east side of Edwardes Square. Edwardes Square is a late Georgian square built as part of the development of the Edwardes Estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHarold Laski - Addison Bridge Place, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque indicates that Harold Laski "lived here 1926 - 1950". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Addison Bridge Place in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFrankie Howerd - Edwardes Square, London, UK

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This Dead Comics Society blue plaque, to the comedian Frankie Howerd, is attached to a building at the southern corner of Edwardes Square. The plaque indicates that Frankie Howerd "lived here 1966 - 1992".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Taylor Coleridge - Addison Bridge Place, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that Samuel Taylor Coleridge "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Addison Bridge Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Daniell - Earls Terrace, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the artist Thomas Daniell, tells us that he "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Earls Terrace in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesUgo Foscolo - Edwardes Square, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the Italian poet Ugo Foscolo, tells us that he "lived here 1817 - 1818". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Edwardes Square in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWalter Pater - Earls Terrace, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque indicates that the writer, Walter Pater, "lived and worked here 1885 - 1893". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Earl's Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGoldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - Edwardes Square, London, UK

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The blue plaque attached to a building on the north east side of Edwardes Square advises "this was the home of G Lowes Dickinson author and humanist".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLord Leighton - Holland Park Road, London, UK

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This London County Council blue plaque indicates that Lord Leighton, a painter, "lived and died here". The plaque is attached to the Leighton Museum on the north west side of Holland Park Road. Leighton was bearer of the shortest-lived peerage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPhil May - Holland Park Road, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque advises that the artist, Phil May, "lived and worked here". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Holland Park Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Hamo Thornycroft - Melbury Road, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that the sculptor, Hamo Thornycroft, "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Melbury Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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