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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 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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Blue PlaquesMarcus Stone - Melbury Road, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque indicates that the artist Marcus Stone "lived here 1877 - 1921". 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: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMichael Powell - Melbury Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Directors Guild of Great Britain, advises that the film director, Michael Powell, "lived here 1951 - 1971". 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: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Holman-Hunt - Melbury Road, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that the painter, William Holman-Hunt, "lived and died here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Melbury Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCetshwayo - Melbury Road, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to indicate that Cetshway the Zulu King "stayed here", is attached to a building on the south west side of Melbury Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir David Low - Merbury Court, Kensington High Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the cartoonist Sir David Low, is attached to the north east face of Merbury Court, an apartment building on the north west side of Kensington High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesChannel Island Evacuees - Stockport, UK

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This blue plaque on the wall near to the entrance of Stockport Station commemorates the fact that many people from the Channel Islands passed through the station during World War II.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/15/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHenry Fawcett - Brookside, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque, to indicate that Henry Fawcett and his family "lived here", is attached to a building at the junction of Brookside and Pemberton Terrace. The plaque is on the Brookside face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFrank Whittle - Trumpington Street, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque, to Frank Whittle, the inventor of the jet engine, is attached to a wall at the entrance to Cambridge University's Department of Engineering on the south west side of Trumpington Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Charles Villiers Stanford - Harvey Road, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque is attached to the south east face of a building on the north west side of Harvey Road. The plaque indicates that Charles Villiers Stanford "lived here" from 1884 to 1893.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBasque Child Refugees - Station Road, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Station Road at the junction with Tenison Road in Cambridge. The plaque acknowledges that 29 children wer looked after here by volunteers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAnn(e) Docwra - Park Street, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque is attached to the Friends Meeting House at the junction of Park Street and Jesus Lane. The plaque, to the Quaker Ann(e) Docwra, is on the Park Street face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/12/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles Humfrey - Maids Causeway, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque is to Charles Humfrey who was an architect, developer, banker and mayor and who lived from 1772 to 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Old Custom House - South Quay, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This Great Yarmouth Port Authority blue plaque is attached to the town's Old Custom House that was, originally, built as a private house for John Andrews.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles John Palmer - South Quay, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This GYLH & AS blue plaque, to Charles John Palmer, is attached to the Elizabethan House Museum on the north east side of South Quay in Great Yarmouth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRobert Warmington - Row 104, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This GYLH & AS blue plaque indicates that Robert Warmington lived on this site. The site is now occupied by a Salvation Army citadel to which the plaque is attached.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHM Customs Coat-of-Arms - Row 106, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque was placed by the Great Yarmouth Port Authority to advise about the coat-of-arms fixed to the wall above the plaque. The coat-of-arms has, sadly disappeared but the floodlight, mentioned on the plaque still remains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Old Dutch Chapel - Row 106, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque was placed by the Great Yarmouth Port Authority to advise that the wall, on which the plaque is mounted, is all that remains of the Old Dutch Chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBattle of Sluys - Row 106, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This GYLH & AS blue plaque signifies the part that mariners and ships from Great Yarmouth played in the Battle of Sluys in 1340. The plaque is attached to a building in Row 106 at the junction with South Quay.

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location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesZeppelin Air Ship - St Peter's Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the GYLH & AS, is attached to a building in St Peter's Plain and tells of the death of two civilians, the first in Great Britain caused by an air raid, when a Zeppelin dropped a bomb on 19th Jnauary, 1915.

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location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGeorge Borrow - Trafalgar Road, Great Yarmouth, UK

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A blue plaque attached to the Fjaerland Hotel, in Trafalgar Road in Great Yarmouth, tells us that the author, George Borrow "lived here between Dec 1859 - June 1860".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesYarmouth Hospital - Deneside, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This GY & DAS blue plaque indicates that this was the site of the Yarmouth Hospital. The plaque is attached to some apartments on the north east side of Deneside opposite a large church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMiles Corbet - Market Place, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blur plaque is attached to a building that is set back on the east side of the Market Place in Great Yarmouth. The plaque advises that the regicide Miles Corbet "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2016

last visited: never

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