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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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

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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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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