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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 PlaquesArundel Museum - Mill Road, Arundel, UK

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This blue plaque is attached to the north west face of Arundel Museum in Mill Road. The plaque indicates that the museum was given a Civic Voice Design Award in the New Buildings Category. The museum was Highly Commended in 2015.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Tallis - New Cross Road, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque, to the cartographer John Tallis, is attached to a building on the north side of New Cross Road. The plaque indicates that John Tallis "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Barnes Wallis - New Cross Road, London, UK

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This Borough of Lewisham plaque that denotes that Sir Barnes Wallis "lived here", is attached to a building on the north side of New Cross Road in New Cross gate, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRobert Browning - Jerningham Road, London, UK

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This plaque, that is attached to the wall of a college on the south west side of Jerningham Road, advises that the poet, Robert Browning, "lived in a cottage near this site".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesW G Grace - Lawrie Park Road, London, UK

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The London Borough of Lewisham plaque indicates that the cricketer W G Grace "lived in a house on this site". The building is attached to a block of flats on the south east side of Larie Park Road at the junction with the aptly named Cricketers Walk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles Darwin - Sidney Street, Cambridge, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that Charles Daewin "lived in a house on this site" in 1828. The plaque is attached to a building (Boots) on the south west side of Sidney Street in Cambridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/13/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAlan Turing - Trumpington Street, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque, to recognise Alan Turing, is attached to a King's College building on the west side of Trumpington Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/13/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Hobson - St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque is to Thomas Hobson, he of "Hobson's choice" fame. The plaque is attached to Hobson House which is on the south west side of St Andrew's Street and is a former police station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Jack Hobbs - Parker's Piece, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque, to the cricketer Sir Jack Hobbs, is attached to the paviliion on the north west side of Parker's Piece in Cambridge. Jack Hobbs was the first cricketer to be knighted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Telford - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Hampshire

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Number 9 Store - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - blue plaque - Thomas Telford

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2015

last visited: never

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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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