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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 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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Blue PlaquesDr Edvard Benes - Gwendolen Avenue, London, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that a former president of Czechoslovakia, Dr Edvard Benes, "lived here". The plaque, erected by the Greater London Council, is attached to a building on the east side of Gwendolen Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRoyal Visit, Heaton Chapel Railway Station, Stockport, Greater Manchester. UK

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Red Plaque to mark a Royal visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Christopher Ingold - Gordon Street, London, UK

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This Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) blue plaque acknowledges the work in the field of chemistry undertaken by Sir Christopher Ingold. The plaque is attached to a UCL building located on the north east side of Gordon Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHugh Price Hughes - Taviton Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that the Methodist Preacher, Hugh Price Hughes, "lived and died here". The plaque, erected by English Heritage, is attached to a building on the north east side of Taviton Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesChristina Georgina Rossetti - Torrington Square, London, UK

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This bronze plaque indicates that the poetess, Christina Rossetti, "here lived and died". The bronze plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Torrington Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAli Mohammed Abbas - Tavistock Square, London, UK

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This plaque to Ali Mohammed Abbas, one of the founders of Pakistan, advises that he "lived here 1945 - 1979". The plaque, erected by Camden Borough Council, is located on the south west side of Tavistock Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMonnow Bridge - Blue Plaque - Monmouth, Gwent, Wales

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Monnow Bridge and Gate - Monnow Stone Bridge is the last remaining mediaeval fortified river bridge in Britain where the gate tower stands on the bridge. Located in Monmouth, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2015

last visited: 8/31/2015

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Blue PlaquesFrank Matcham - Mare Street, London, UK

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This green plaque, erected by the Frank Matcham Society, indicates that the Hackney Empire theatre was designed by Frank Matcham. The plaque is attached to the Mare Street face of the theatre just to the left of the main entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSt Augustine's Tower - Mare Street, London, UK

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This brown plaque is at the tower of the former St Augustine's church in Hackney. The plaque, erected by the London Borough of Hackney is located at the south west corner of the tower and gives a brief history of the tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMaison Ferdinand Foch. Tarbes. France

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Maison natale de Ferdinand Foch

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 8/28/2015

last visited: 8/28/2015

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Butler Yeats - Woburn Walk, London, UK

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This plaque indicates that the poet and dramatist, William Butler Yeats, "lived in this house". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Woburn Walk - a pedestrianised street that connects Uooer Wobun Place with Duke's Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Geoffrey De Havilland - Baron's Court Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque advises that the aircraft designer, Sir Geoffrey De Havilland, "lived here 1909 - 1910". The plaque, erected by English Heritage, is attached to a building on the north side of Baron's Court Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMarcus Garvey - Talgarth Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that the Pan-Africanist Leader, Marcus Garvey, "lived and died here". The plaque, erected by English Heritage, is attached to a building on the south side of Talgarth Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesUniversal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) - Beaumont Crescent, London, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that "this building was the headquarters of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) from 1935 - 1940". The plaque is attached to a building on the south side of Beaumont Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAntonia White - Perham Road, London, UK

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This red/brown plaque signifies that the novelist. Antonia White, "lived here 1899 - 1921". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Perham Road in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMahatma Gandhi - Baron's Court Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, that is partially hidden by scaffolding and netting, indicates that Mahatma Gandhi "lived here as a law student". The Plaque, erected by the Greater London Council, is attached to a building on the north side of Baron's Court Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Manor House - Mare Street, London, UK

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This brown plaque indicates that the Manor House was "built 1845". The building, that still exists, is located on the west side of Mare Street. The plaque was receted by the London Borough of Hackney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/25/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMary Wollstonecraft - Mare Street, London, UK

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This brown plaque advises that the writer, Mary Wollstonecraft, "stayed in a house on this site in 1784". The plaque, erected by the London Borough of Hackney, is attached to a building on the west side of Mare Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/25/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRose Theatre - Park Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that the Rose Theatre was "built here in 1587". It was the first Elizabethan theatre of Bankside. The plaque, erected by the London Borough of Southwark, is on the north side of Park Street at the Rose Playhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn William Polidori - Great Pulteney Street, London, UK

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This green plaque indicates that the poet and novelist, John William Polidori, "lived and died here". The plaque, erected by the City of Westminster, is attached to a building on the south west side of Great Pulteney Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAntonio Canal (Canaletto) - Beak Street, London, UK

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This plaque indicates that the painter, Canaletto, "lived here". The plaque, erected by the London County Council (LCC) is attached to a building on the north west side of Beak Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDon Arden - Carnaby Street, London, UK

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This green plaque indicates that Don Arden and members of the Small Faces "worked here 1965 - 1967". The plaque, erected by the City of Westminster, is attached to a building on the south west side of Carnaby Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Stephen - Carnaby Street, London, UK

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This green plaque recognises John Stephen, a fashion designer, as the founder of Carnaby Street as a fashion centre in the 1960s. The plaque, erected by the City of Westminster, is attached to a building on the north east side of Carnaby Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJimi Hendrix Experience - Kingly Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, at the entrance to The Bag o'Nails, indicates that the Jimi Hendrix Experience first played here in November 1966. The plaque is located on the north east side of Kingly Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: never

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