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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 PlaquesSir Frederick Treves - Wimpole Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to mark that the surgeon Sir Frederick Treves "lived here", is mounted on a building on the north east side of Wimpole Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Taylor Coleridge - Berners Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that the poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "lived in a house on this site". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Berners Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJames Barry - Eastcastle Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, that marks the "site of the last home" of the Irish artist James Barry, is attached to a building on the north west side of Eastcastle Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJoseph Nollekens - Mortimer Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque, to the sculptor Joseph Nollekens, indicates that he "lived and died in a house on this site". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Mortimer Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOlaudah Equiano - Riding House Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to Olaudah Equiano, is attached to a building on the north west side of Riding House Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCarl Maria von Weber - Great Portland Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque was placed by the Society of Musicians to mark the location where Carl Maria von Weber died in 1826.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHenry Fuseli - Foley Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque, to denote that the artist Henry Fuseli "lived here", is attached to a building on the south east side of Foley Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJames Boswell - Great Portland Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque, to denote that the biographer James Boswell "lived and died here", is attached to a building on the north east side of Great Portland Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdward R Murrow - Hallam Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the American broadcaster Edward R Murrow, is attached to a building on the north east side of Hallam Street close to Regent's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBBC School Radio - Portland Place, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to denote that the building it is attached to was the "home of BBC School Radio", is on a building on the north west side of Portland Place opposite the Langham Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCrayford Chartists - Old Road, Crayford, Kent, UK

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This plaque placed by the Crayford Manor House Historical Society marks the place where the Crayford Chartists held their first meeting in 1844. The plaque is mounted on the One Bell Inn public house on the south side of Old Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/23/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCivil and Service Personnel Dead - Crayford Road, Crayford, Kent, UK

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This green plaque, dedicated to the "civiliian and service personnel war dead of Crayford", is mounted on the Old Town Hall. The building is on the south west side of Crayford Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/23/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRichard Trevithick - High Street, Dartford, Kent, UK

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This Dartford Borough Council plaque to Richard Trevithick, inventor of the world's first steam locomotive, is mounted on the Royal Victoria & Bull hotel at the western end of Dartford High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJane Austen - High Street, Dartford, Kent, UK

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This Dartford Borough Council blue plaque, to the novelist Jane Austen, indicates that she used to stop at The Bull and George, an inn that used to occupy this site. The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Dartford High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPC Colin Stroud - One Bell Corner, Dartford, Kent, UK

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This Kent Police plaque, to PC Colin Stroud, is mounted on a wall on the south side of Dartford High Street at the junction with Lowfield Street in an area known as One Bell Corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/18/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesByens Andre Rådhus - Oslo, Norway

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Byens Andre Rådhus is a former city hall building in Oslo, Norway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 7/18/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones - Dartford Station, Dartford, Kent, UK

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This Dartford Borough Council plaque, to mark the meeting of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, is mounted on a column on platform 2 at the station. The station needs to be accessed to see the plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/16/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHetty King - Palmerston Road, Wimbledon, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to the music hall artiste Hetty King, is attached to a building on the south west side of Palmerston Road in Wimbledon. The plaque indicates that Hetty King "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/14/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPink Floyd - Regent Street, London, UK

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This Regent Street Heritage black plaque advises that Pink Floyd formed the band whilst studying here between 1962-1966. The plaque is on the University of Westminster building on the south west side of Regent Street.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Charles Wheatstone - Park Crescent, London, UK

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This Greater London Council blue plaque advises that the scientist, Charles Wheatstone, "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south side of Park Crescent.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDame Marie Tempest - Park Crescent, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque advises that Dame Marie Tempest "lived here 1899-1902". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Park Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesH G Wells - South Street, Bromley, London, UK

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This grey, granite plaque, to denote that the author H G Wells "was a pupil here", is attached to a terrace of cottages on the south east side of South Street in Bromley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMagistrat Gaarden - Oslo, Norway

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This blue plaque for the Magistrat Gaarden is located at 11 Dronningsgate in Oslo, Norway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 7/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBybrannen - Oslo, Norway

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The Bybrannen [English: Town Fire] started on April 14, 1858, in Oslo, Norway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 7/10/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesKrigsskolen - Oslo, Norway

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The Krigsskolen is Norway's Military Academy. The blue plaque is located at the former Military Academy building at Tollbugata 10 in Oslo, Norway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 7/10/2015

last visited: never

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