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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 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.

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 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.

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 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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Blue PlaquesTheatre Royal - Theatre Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that the Theatre Royal stood on this site from 1778 - 1929. The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Theatre Plain in Great Yarmouth.

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 PlaquesSt Mary's Hospital - Market Place, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the GYLH & AS, marks the site of the medieval St Mary's Hospital. The plaque is attached to the west face of a school that overlooks the market place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesE Lacon & Co - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This GYLH & AS blue plaque, to indicate that E Lacon & Co brewery was on this site, is attached to the south east face of a bingo hall in Church Plain in Great Yarmouth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFather Ignatius - Elm Hill, Norwich, UK

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The plaque, attached to a building on the north west side of Elm Hill, indicates that "Father Ignatius founded an independent Benedictine monastery here in 1864".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Anguish - Tombland, Norwich, UK

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This green plaque, that tells us that Thomas Anguish "lived here", is attached to the Maids Head Hotel at the northern end of Tombland in Norwich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2016

last visited: 6/16/2016

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Blue PlaquesNorwich School - The Close, Norwich, UK

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This green plaque is attached to the south facing wall of a building on the north side of The Close opposite the statue of Nelson. The plaque indicates that the school moved here in 1553.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBrowne's Meadow - The Close, Norwich, UK

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This plaque is attached to a brick gatepost on the southern side of The Close. Today, beyond the wall, is a car park!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesObelisk Fountain - Tombland, Norwich, UK

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The plaque is attached to an obelisk on a pedestrianised area of Tombland close to the Ethelbert Gateway to Norwich cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: 6/16/2016

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Blue PlaquesSt Mary in the Marsh - The Close, Norwich, UK

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The plaque is attached to the north face of a terrace of houses to the south east of the cathedral. The plaque advises that the church of St Mary in the Marsh was on this site until it was demolished in 1775.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJulia Spicer - High Street - Sittingbourne, Kent

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A plaque on a building in Sittingbourne High Street marking the childhood home of Julia Spicer, Benefactor of the Almshouses in Bell Road that now bear her name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGreat Floridians 2000-Nellie A. Grice

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Located on the Windermere Schoolhouse built in 1887 at 113 W 7th Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGreat Floridians 2000-Dr. John Howard Johnson

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Located on the Windermere Schoolhouse built in 1887 at 113 W 7th Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBabington Hall site - Derby, Derbyshire

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A blue plaque on the site of Babington Hall, town house of the conspirator Anthony Babington, convicted of plotting the assassination of Elizabeth I of England and conspiring with the imprisoned Mary, Queen of Scots.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/22/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesV2 Rocket Attack - New Cross Road, London, UK

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This London Borough of Lewisham maroon plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of New Cross Road. It tells of the loss of life and injuries incurred when a V2 rocket landed at the location in 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/22/2015

last visited: never

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