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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 PlaquesGuglielmo Marconi - Harpur Street, Bedford, UK

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This blue plaque, to Guglielmo Marconi the "father of the wireless", is attached to a building on the west side of Harpur Street, just north of Dame Alice Street, in Bedford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/24/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTollard House - Russell Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected in 2007, indicates that Tollard House was the first residential building in London to have wind turbines installed on its roof. Tollard House is at the junction of Russell Road and Kensington High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMuhammed Ali Jinnah - Russell Road, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that Muhammed Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, "stayed here in 1895". The plaque is mounted on a building on the north east side of Russell Road at the junction with Holland Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdwardes Square - London, UK

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This Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea blue plaque is attached to "The Temple" on the south east side of Edwardes Square. Edwardes Square is a late Georgian square built as part of the development of the Edwardes Estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHarold Laski - Addison Bridge Place, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque indicates that Harold Laski "lived here 1926 - 1950". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Addison Bridge Place in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFrankie Howerd - Edwardes Square, London, UK

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This Dead Comics Society blue plaque, to the comedian Frankie Howerd, is attached to a building at the southern corner of Edwardes Square. The plaque indicates that Frankie Howerd "lived here 1966 - 1992".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Taylor Coleridge - Addison Bridge Place, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque indicates that Samuel Taylor Coleridge "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Addison Bridge Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Daniell - Earls Terrace, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the artist Thomas Daniell, tells us that he "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Earls Terrace in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesUgo Foscolo - Edwardes Square, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the Italian poet Ugo Foscolo, tells us that he "lived here 1817 - 1818". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Edwardes Square in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWalter Pater - Earls Terrace, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque indicates that the writer, Walter Pater, "lived and worked here 1885 - 1893". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Earl's Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGoldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - Edwardes Square, London, UK

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The blue plaque attached to a building on the north east side of Edwardes Square advises "this was the home of G Lowes Dickinson author and humanist".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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