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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 PlaquesCharles Dickens' Birthplace - Portsmouth, Hampshire

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A blue plaque denoting the birthplace of the famous author Charles Dickens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/6/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAugustine Steward House - Tombland, Norwich, UK

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This plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Tombland opposite the Erpingham entrance to the grounds of Norwich cathedral. The plaque advises that the house was built in 1549.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/3/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJames Wheatley - Tombland, Norwich, UK

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This plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Tombland at the junction with Princes Street. The plaque advises that the Rev James Wheatley "first preached Methodism under the trees of Tombland".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/3/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAnglo-Scandinavian Church - Agricultural Hall Plain, Norwich, UK

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This green plaque, erected by North Sea Viking Legacy, is attached to the north west face of the Anlia TV building in Agricultural Hall Plain in Norwich. The plaque advises that this was the site of and Anglo-Scandinavian church and graveyard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/2/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesConventual Church of Greyfriars - Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, UK

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This grey plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Prince of Wales Road. The plaque advises that this was the site of the "Conventual Church of the Grey Friars".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/2/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLewes Cattle Market - Garden Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council blue plaque is attached to the end wall of a terrace of houses on the north east side of Garden Street in Lewes. The plaque advises that the livestock market was here from 1883 to 1992 and was on the site of a tannery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/1/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLewes Grammar School - Garden Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a wall on the south west side of Garden Street in Lewes next to an entrance to Southover Grange Gardens. The plaque advises of the grammar school founded in 1512 that stood here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/1/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPhysic Garden - Garden Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a wall on the north east side of Garden Street in Lewes. The plaque indicates that "a physic garden" blossomed here. All there is now is a car park and an auction house with access road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/1/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSouthover Grange - Southover High Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to Southover Grange - a building located at the junction of Southover Road and Southover High Street. The plaque is on the High Street face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSt James Hospital - Southover High Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a wall on the south west side of Southover High Street to indicate that St James Hospital, similar to an almshouse, once stood here. All that remains is part of the chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Matthew - Keere Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Keere Street in Lewes. The plaque advises that Thomas Matthew left his house for the "benefit of the poor".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesStewards Inn - St Martin's Lane, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a building at the junction of Lewes High Street and St Martin's Lane being on the face of the latter. The "inn" of the Steward probably sttod here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRichard Russell - High Street, Lewes, UK

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This plaque was erected by Lewes Borough Council in 1988 to indicate that Dr Richard Russell was "born and practised medicine in this house". The building is on the south east side of Lewes High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGideon Mantell - High Street, Lewes, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that Dr Gideon A Mantell "lived here". Dr Mantell was a surgeon and geologist who discovered fossil bones in the Sussex Weald. The building, to which the plaque is attached, is on the north west side of Lewes High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Paine - Bull Lane, Lewes, UK

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This brown plaque is attached to a building at the end of Bull Lane, a short passage, that runs south from Lewes High Street. The plaque advises that Thomas Paine "lived in this house... 1768 - 1774".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPipe Passage - High Street, Lewes, UK

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Pipe Passage is a narrow alley that runs north from Lewes High Street. The plaque, erected by Lewes Borough Council, is at the entrance to Pipe Passage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Astley Cooper - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This Great Yarmouth & District Archaeological Society blue plaque, to the surgeon Sir Astley Cooper, is attached to the Old Vicarage that stands just outside the gates of Great Yarmouth Minster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSuspension Bridge - North Quay, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque erected by the Great Yarmouth Local History and Archaeological Society (GYLH & AS) tells of the suspension bridge across the River Bure and its subsequent collapse with loss of life. The plaque is attached to The White Swan pub.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBurnley Wharf - Burnley, UK

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This blue plaque is on the side of an old toll house on Burnley Wahrf next to The Leeds Liverpool Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBattle of Lewes - Castle Precincts, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a brick pillar at a high point to the north of Lewes Castle. It overlooks the area where the Battle of Lewes took place in 1264. An information board explains the tactics used in the battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCastle Bowling Green - Castle Gate, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a brick gatepost near the top of Castle Gate. The plaque and gate are at the southern point of the bowling green which lies to the east of the castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCastle Gate Paving - Castle Gate, Lewes, UK

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This black plaque, erected by Lewes District Council, indicates that the paving in Castle Gate was carried out in 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFanny Cradock - Fairlop Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Fairlop Road in Leytonstone. The plaque indicates that Fanny Cradock was born in a house that used to exist on the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/17/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDamon Albarn - Fillebrook Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Fillebrook Road in Leytonstone. The plaque advises that Albarn "lived here in his early years".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Morell MacKenzie - Browning Road, London, UK

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This grey, slate plaque erected by Leyton Urban District Ratepayers' Association (LUDRA) indicates that the physician Morell MacKenzie was born here in 1837. It is attached to a building at the junction of High Road and Browning Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: never

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