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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 PlaquesGatti Family - Strand, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque advises that this was the "site of the Adelphi Theatre Restaurant owned by the Swiss-Italian Gatti Family". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Strand next to the Adelphi theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Pepys - Buckingham Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) brown plaque indicates that Samuel Pepys "lived here 1679 - 1688". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Buckingham Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWynkyn de Worde - St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London, UK

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This oval, grey slate plaque is attached to an internal wall at the west end of St Bride's Church in Fleet Street. The plaque is to Wynkyn de Worde who dies in 1535 and was buried at St Bride's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Shakespeare - St Andrew's Hill, London, UK

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This City of London blue plaque indicates that William Shakespeare "purchased lodgings in the Blackfriars Gatehouse located near this site" in 1613. The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of St Andrew's Hill at Ireland Yard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPepys, Hartley, Etty & Stanfield -- Buckingham Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

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A brown plaque at 14 Buckingham street preserves the history of famous residents who lived here centuries ago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Smith -- Buckingham Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

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Blue plaque for William Smith, the "father of English Geology"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Blue PlaquesAmbrose Godfrey -- Southampton Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

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The blue plaque for Ambrose Godfrey, at 30-32 Southampton Street in Westminster, near Covent Garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Blue PlaquesJohn Bley Free School - School Green - East Leake, Nottinghamshire

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The John Bley Free School stood on the site of the Brookside Primary School from 1724 - 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Bley - Main Street - East Leake, Nottinghamshire

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Blue plaque on Main Street, East Leake, showing the house built by businessman and public figure John Bley in 1718.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesUnilever House -- Victoria Embankment, City of London, UK

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The Unilever House restoration earned a coveted City Heritage award bronze plaque in 2008

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: 8/21/2016

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Blue PlaquesH G Wells - Hanover Terrace, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque is to the writer H G Wells and it indicates that he "lived and died here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Hanover Terrace opposite Regent's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAnthony Salvin - Hanover Terrace, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is to indicate that the architect, Anthony Salvin, "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Hanover Terrace opposite Regent's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesE H Shepard - Kent Terrace, Park Road, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is to the illustrator E H Shepard and indicates that he "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Park Road in Kent Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJose de San Martin - Park Road, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that Jose de San Martin "stayed here", The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Park Road close to the junction with Ivor Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesElizabeth Bowen - Clarence Terrace, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is for the writer Elizabeth Bowen who "lived here 1935 - 1951". The plaque is attached to a building at the south east end of Clarence Terrace on the north west face.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesH G Wells - Baker Street, London, UK

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This brown plaque, placed by the H G Wells Society, tells us that H G Wells "lived and worked here 1930 - 1936". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Baker Street close to Baker Street tube station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2016

last visited: 7/19/2016

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Blue PlaquesRobert Browning - Warwick Crescent, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque indicates that the poet, Robert Browning, "lived in Warwick Crescent 1862 - 1887". The plaque is attached to the south east face of a building on the south west side of Warwick Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAntonio Caneletto - Howley Place, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque advises that Antonio Canaletto "worked from a studio on this site 1746 - 1755". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Howley Place and is partly hidden behind a high wall/hedge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLokamanya Tilak - Howley Place, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque to the Indian philosopher, Lokamanya Tilak, advises that he "lived here 1918 - 1919". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Howley Place behind a high wall and hedge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSusan Lawrence - Westbourne Terrace, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is to the social reformer Susan Lawrence who "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Westbourne Terrace in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTommy Handley - Craven Road, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque indicates that the comedian Tommy Handley "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Craven Road in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWinston Churchill - Sussex Square, London, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that Winston Churchill "lived in a house on this site 1921 - 1924". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Sussex Square close to the east corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRobert Browning - De Vere Gardens, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to the poet Robert Browning, is attached to a building on the east side of De Vere Gardens in London. The plaque advises that he "lived in this house 1887 - 1889".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSt Richard de Wyche c.1197, Droitwich, England

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Site of the Manor of Wyche and birthplace of St Richard de Wyche in about 1197.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Terence Rattigan - Cornwall Gardens, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is to the playwright Sir Terence Rattigan who "was born here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south side of Cornwall Gardens in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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