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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 PlaquesLeyton Orient FC - Oliver Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to the Oliver Road stand of Leyton Orient FC. The plaque tells of the club's beginnings and various names used.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSt Mary's Church - Church Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is mounted on St Mary's the parish church of Leyton. The church is located on the north west side of Church Road with the plaque being close to the door on the south east face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/29/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCardinal Wiseman - Church Road, London, UK

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This black plaque, to Cardinal Wiseman, is housed in a purpose-made stone mount atop a wall along the boundary of Etloe House in Leyton, east London. It is to be found on the south west side of Church Road and advises the Cardinal "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/29/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGarrick Theatre - Charing Cross Road, London, UK

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The Garrick is a 100+ year old theatre in Charing Cross Road. This plaque is located on the front of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/27/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Harbour Explosion - Halifax, NS

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Partly as a Millennium Project, the Halifax Regional Municipality has sprinkled two dozen blue plaques throughout the Municipality recognizing historical achievements of the HRM.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2015

last visited: never

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Blue Plaques"Old" Dalhousie and the Grand Parade - Halifax, NS

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Partly as a Millennium Project, the Halifax Regional Municipality has sprinkled two dozen blue plaques throughout the Municipality recognizing historical achievements of the HRM.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2015

last visited: 10/28/2015

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Blue PlaquesThe London Coliseum - St Martin's Lane, London, UK

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Located in St Martin's Lane, the London Coliseum is the largest theatre in London and is home to the English National Opera. It was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1904 and the plaque is attached to the front of the theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSt Mary's Church conservation program, Maryborough, Qld, Australia

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Completed in 1872, the St Mary's Church in Maryborough has gone through several extensions, and in the 1970s-90s went through further preservation, reconstruction, addition, and conservation works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGeorge Lansbury - East India Dock Road, London, UK

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This red plaque, erected by Tower Hamlets Environment Trust, is attached to a building on the north side of East India Dock Road in London. The plaque indicates that George Lansbury led his rates march near this place in 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue Plaques400 Old Ford Road - Old Ford Road, London, UK

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This Bow Heritage Trail blue plaque is attached to the south west facing wall of the Lord Morpeth public house on the south east side of Old Ford Road. It marks the site of number 400 that was a building used by the East London Suffragettes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGunmakers Arms Public House - Old Ford Road, London, UK

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This Bow Heritage Trail blue plaque is attached to a block of flats on the south east side of Old Ford Road in east London. The plaque indicates the site of the "Gunmakers Arms" public house that was taken over in 1915 for ause as a day nursery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesChisenhale Gallery - Chisenhale Road, London, UK

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This Bow Heritage Trail blue plaque is attached to the south east face of the Chisenhale Gallery in Chisenhale Road in east London. Before becoming a gallery, the building was used as a veneer factory and created Spitfire propellers during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesVernon Hall - Roman Road, London, UK

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Vernon Hall was built as the Bow Library with most of the cost paid by the Vitorian philanthropist Passmore Edwards. It stands on the south east side of Roman Road and is graced with two blue plaques.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFairfield Works - Fairfield Road, London, UK

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The Fairfield Works was the site of Bryant & Mays match factory that was the centre of the 1888 match girls strike. Match production ceased in 1979 and the buildings have since been converted to living accommodation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMrs Coborn's Charity School - Fairfield Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, that advises that "Mrs Coborn's Charity School was located on this site", is attached to a block of flats on the north east side of Fairfield Road. The flats are set back from the road but the plaque is visible through the railings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAnnie Besant - Fairfield Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, attached to a building on the north east side of Fairfield Road, is to Annie Besant who organised the 1888 match girls strike at the Bryant & May match factory that operated here until 1979. The strike improved working conditions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBow Fair Field - Fairfield Road, London, UK

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The Bow Heritage Trail blue plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Fairfield Road at the junction with Bow Road. The plaque marks the site of the annual Whitsun Fair, or Green Goose Fair, that was held annually until 1823.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBow Church - Bow Road, London, UK

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Bow church is located in the centre of Bow Road as the road splits and passes on each side of it. The blue plaque is attached to the tower at the south west end of the church. A church has stood on this site for 700 years.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPoplar Town Hall - Bow Road, London, UK

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The former Poplar Town Hall was built in 1938 and was used as the town hall until 1965. Designed by Clifford Culpin the blue plaque is on the building that is on the north west side of Bow Road at the junction with Fairfield Road.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCentral Foundation Girls School - Bow Road, London, UK

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This building, dated 1897, was constructed as the Coborn Girls School and still serves that purpose today as the Central Foundation Girls School. It is located on the north west side of Bow Road in east London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGeorge Lansbury - Bow Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque advises that the labour politician, George Lansbury, "lived for 23 years in the house formerly on this site". The current building that is flats is named "George Lansbury House" and is located on the north west side of Bow Road.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGuardian Angels Church - Mile End Road, London, UK

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This plaque is attached to the south east face of Guardian Angels church in Mile End in east London. The plaque is one of a series called the "Bow Heritage Trail". The church is on the north west side of Mile End Road to the west of Mile End tube.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/7/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCelia Fiennes - Well Street, London, UK

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This brown plaque indicates that the diarist and traveller, Celia Fiennes, "lived in a house near this site". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Well Street close to the junction with Mare Street in Hackney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/4/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMonastery Barn - Syon Park, London, UK

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The blue plaque is on the south east face of the Monastery, or Abbey, Barn that forms part of the garden centre that has to be entered to see this plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOctavia Hill - Red Cross Way, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected on a building at the rear of Red Cross Gardens, indicates that Octavia Hill "established this garden, hall and cottages". The garden is on the north west side of Redcross Way in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2015

last visited: never

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