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Blue Plaques
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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 PlaquesBlue Plaque - Sidney Simmons Birthplace, Dartmoor Life Museum, Okehampton, Devon, UK

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This faded blue plaque is located in the courtyard of the museum and cafe and records the birthplace of Sidney Simmons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWoodybay Station Blue Plaque - Devon, UK

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This blue plaque is displayed at the Woodybay railway station in Devon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFreemen & Guilds - Chester, Cheshire, England, UK.

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The plaque is located on the wall of St Peter's At The Cross on Watergate Street in Chester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCommercial Newsrooms - Chester, Cheshire, England, UK.

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A blue plaque to commemorate Thomas Harrison, who designed the building now used by the Skipton Building Society, located on Northgate Street in Chester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAbbey Gateway - Chester, Cheshire, England, UK.

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A blue plaque situated on the wall of the Abbey Gateway on Northgate Street in Chester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPicturedome - Holmfirth, UK

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This blue plaque is near the front entrance of the Picturedome cinema.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSpiders From Mars, Hull Paragon Station, Hull. UK

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Blue Plaque for Spiders from Mars, David Bowie's backing group in the early 1970's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBlue Plaque for former Chubb Building, Wolverhampton. UK

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Former building for Chubb and Sons Lock and Safe makers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesReitbrooker Mühle - Hamburg, Deutschland

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Blaue Informationstafel über die denkmalgeschützte Reitbrooker Mühle im gleichnamigen Hamburger Stadtteil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 12/25/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesStatue of S. Petronio - Bologna - ER - Italy

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Sign at a wall for Statue of S. Petronio

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: 12/23/2018

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Blue PlaquesThe Jessop Hospital For Women - Sheffield, UK

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This plaque tells the story of this hospital erected in 1877 which now the houses the Music Department of the University of Sheffield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/16/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFletland Mills - Leeds, UK

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Fletland Mills was a corn mill on a wharf by the side of the River Aire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/9/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGreen Plaque - Henry Graves Bull MD - St John Street - Hereford, Herefordshire

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A green plaque outside the former residence of Henry Graves Bull MD, Naturalist, St John Street, Hereford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAbbey Gate - Vine Street - Evesham, Worcestershire

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A blue plaque marking the site of the Grand Gatehouse to Evesham Abbey, incorporated into these buildings on Merstow Green, Evesham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHarold Wagstaff - Holmfirth, UK

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This plaque honours Harold Wagstaff, "The Prine of Centres", a Rugby League player.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBank Branch Of Lewtham, Tew And Co. - Wakefield, UK

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This plaque marks the position of a branch of a former local bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWakefield And Barnsley Union Bank - Wakefield, UK

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This plaque marks the position of a former local bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBoardroom Of The Aire And Calder Navigation - Wakefield, UK

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This blue plaque marks the site of the board room of an old canal company which stands close to one of the rivers that was canalised to improve communication along the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCaptain John Adams, St John the Baptist, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England

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Captain John Adams, St John the Baptist, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/7/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEduard Suess - Duncan Terrace, London, UK

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This green plaque erected by the Geological Society of London tells us that the geologist, Eduard Suess, "in this house was born". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Duncan Terrace in Islington, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRobert Owen - Burton Place, London, UK

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This Marchmont Association blue plaque advises that Robert Owen "lived here 1832 - 1840". The plaque is attached to a property at the junction of Burton Place and Burton Street and is on the south east face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRichard D'Oyly Carte - Guildford Street, London, UK

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This Marchmont Association blue plaque indicates that the impressario, Richard D'Oyly Carte, "lived in a house on this site 1881 - 1886". The plaque is attached to the President Hotel located on the south side of Guildford Street close to Russell Sq.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesNewland Memorial Uniting Church Hall - Victor Harbor, SA, Australia

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'Just over the road' from the 'crescent-shaped' COngregational/Uniting Church is the 'Uniting Church Hall', with a Blue Plaque for it's initial usage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Institute - Victor Harbor, SA, Australia

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This Blue Plaque is on the left-hand side of the entrance to the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: 11/28/2018

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Blue PlaquesRuth First and Joe Slovo - Lyme Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque indicates that the activistes, Ruth First and Joe Slovo, "lived here 1966 - 1978". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Lyme Street in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: never

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