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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 PlaquesLune Aqueduct - Lancaster, UK

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This red plaque erected by the Transport Trust tells us that the Lune Aqueduct that carries the Lancaster Canal over the River Lune is the largest all-masonry aqueduct in Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Palmer - Duoro Place, London, UK

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This GLC blue plaque, to the artist Samuel Palmer, is attached to a building on the north side of Duoro Place at its western end. The plaque advises that Samuel Palmer "lived here 1851 - 1861".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesColonel R E B Crompton - Kensington Court, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the electrical engineer Colonel R E B Crompton, is attached to a building at the south west corner of Kensington Court. The plaque indicates that Colonel Crompton "lived and worked here 1891 - 1939".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Makepeace Thackeray - Young Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) brown plaque, to the author W M Thackeray, is attached to a building on the south west side of Young Street close to Kensington Square. The plaque advises that Thackeray "lived here" but does not say when.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir John Simon - Kensington Square, London, UK

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This blue, London County Council, plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Kensington Square. It indicates that Sir John Simon "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMrs Patrick Campbell - Kensington Square, London, UK

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This plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Kensington Square. The plaque, that is grey, indicates that Mrs Patrick Campbell "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Rutling, 97 Valley Drive, Harrogate, N Yorks

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A plaque indicating the home of Thomas Rutling at 97 Valley Drive

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSpa Park Maze, Royal Spa Gardens, Park Rd, Ripon, N Yorks

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A plaque, on the park gatepost, marking the reconstruction of an ancient turf maze.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSpa Baths, Park Rd, Ripon, N Yorks

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A plaque on the wall of the Spa Baths giving the history of the baths.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTheatre Royal, Park Rd, Ripon, N Yorks

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A plaque indicating the site of the former Theatre Royal, Ripon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/17/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSkeppsholmsbron - Stockholm, Sweden

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Skeppsholmsbron är en bro i Stockholm som går mellan halvön Blasieholmen på Norrmalm och Skeppsholmen. Skeppsholmsbron (Swedish: "The Skeppsholm Bridge") is in central Stockholm, Sweden, connecting Blasieholmen to Skeppsholmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member este-cache

location: Stockholm, Sweden

date approved: 7/16/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBlind Jack of Knaresborough, Parsonage Lane, Knaresborough, N Yorks

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A plaque commemorating John Metcalf, Blind Jack of Knaresborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Mitre Hotel, Station Rd, Knaresborough, N Yorks

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A plaque celebrating the connection of the hotel with Bishop William Stubbs and George A Moore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesKnaresborough House, 107 High St, Knaresborough, N Yorks

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A plaque on Knaresborough House outlining the history of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEugene Aram, White Horse Yard, Park Square, Knaresborough, N Yorks

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A plaque on a building indicating the proximity of the house that Eugene Aram lived in during his time in Knaresborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Wilbye - Trinity Street, Colchester, UK

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This ceramic plaque, to the madrigal composer John Wilbye, is attached to a building on the west side of Trinity Street in Colchester. The plaque advises that John Wilbye "resided in this house for many years".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOldest Chemist’s Shop, 16 Market Place, Knaresborough, N Yorks

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A plaque denoting the site of the oldest chemist’s shop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesKnaresborough Synagogue, Market Place, Knaresborough, N Yorks

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A plaque celebrating the 13th century Synagogue to the rear of the Market Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEric Coates - Chiltern Court, Baker Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Baker Street in London. The plaque commemorates the composer, Eric Coates, who "liver here in Flat 176 1930 - 1939".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGuy Gibson VC - Aberdeen Place, London, UK

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This English Heritage blued plaque, to Guy Gibson VC, is attached to a building on the north west side of Aberdeen Place. The plaque indicates that Guy Gibson "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOld Town Hall, Market Place, Knaresborough, N Yorks

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A plaque identifying Knaresborough’s old town hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDavid Mocatta - Brighton Railway Station, Brighton, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the City of Brighton & Hove, is to David Mocatta the architect that designed Brighton Station. The plaque is in the station's main concourse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/29/2016

last visited: 6/27/2016

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Blue PlaquesJohn Saxby - Brighton Railway Station, Brighton, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the City of Brighton & Hove, is to John Saxby a "pioneer of railway signalling". The plaque is on the station's main concourse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/29/2016

last visited: 6/27/2016

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Blue PlaquesSusanna Annesley - Spital Yard. London, UK

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This Corporation of the City of London blue plaque is attached to a building at the south end of Spital Yard in London. The plaque advises that Susanna Annesley the "mother of John Wesley" was born in the house in 1669.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/27/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHamilton Street's Victorian Houses — Vancouver, BC

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Built between 1895 and 1900 this row of four Queen Anne style homes continues to graces Hamilton Street in Vancouver.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/23/2016

last visited: never

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