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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 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: 6/22/2016

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Blue PlaquesPipe Passage - High Street, Lewes, UK

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Pipe Passage is a narrow alley that runs north from Lewes High Street. The plaque, erected by Lewes Borough Council, is at the entrance to Pipe Passage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: 6/22/2016

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Blue PlaquesSir Astley Cooper - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This Great Yarmouth & District Archaeological Society blue plaque, to the surgeon Sir Astley Cooper, is attached to the Old Vicarage that stands just outside the gates of Great Yarmouth Minster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSuspension Bridge - North Quay, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque erected by the Great Yarmouth Local History and Archaeological Society (GYLH & AS) tells of the suspension bridge across the River Bure and its subsequent collapse with loss of life. The plaque is attached to The White Swan pub.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBurnley Wharf - Burnley, UK

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This blue plaque is on the side of an old toll house on Burnley Wahrf next to The Leeds Liverpool Canal.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBattle of Lewes - Castle Precincts, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a brick pillar at a high point to the north of Lewes Castle. It overlooks the area where the Battle of Lewes took place in 1264. An information board explains the tactics used in the battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCastle Bowling Green - Castle Gate, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to a brick gatepost near the top of Castle Gate. The plaque and gate are at the southern point of the bowling green which lies to the east of the castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCastle Gate Paving - Castle Gate, Lewes, UK

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This black plaque, erected by Lewes District Council, indicates that the paving in Castle Gate was carried out in 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFanny Cradock - Fairlop Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Fairlop Road in Leytonstone. The plaque indicates that Fanny Cradock was born in a house that used to exist on the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/17/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDamon Albarn - Fillebrook Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Fillebrook Road in Leytonstone. The plaque advises that Albarn "lived here in his early years".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Morell MacKenzie - Browning Road, London, UK

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This grey, slate plaque erected by Leyton Urban District Ratepayers' Association (LUDRA) indicates that the physician Morell MacKenzie was born here in 1837. It is attached to a building at the junction of High Road and Browning Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Beatles - Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by The Eastern Daily Press and Norwich School of Art & Design, is attached to Grosvenor House which is to be found on the north east side of Prince of Wales Road. This was the only concert The Beatles played in Norwich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBarbican Gate - Castle Gate, Lewes, UK

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Within the Barbican Gate is this plaque erected by Lewes Borough Council. The gate lies to the east of the castle and is outside the area where a fee is paid to enter so it can be viewed close-up. Just north of the Barbican is the older inner gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLewes Castle Floodlighting - Castle Gate, Lewes, UK

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This blue plaque is attached to one of the brick gateposts at the entry to Lewes Castle and advises that the Rotary Club of Lewes presented floodlighting to the castle to mark the Rotary Club's 50th anniversary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCounty Hall - High Street, Lewes, UK

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The Lewes Borough Council plaque attached to this building indicates that it was built as the County Hall in 1812. It is located on the north west side of the High Street in Lewes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Paine - White Hart, High Street, Lewes, UK

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A blue plaque indicates that Thomas Paine "expounded his revolutionary politics" in the White Hart, a public house on the south east side of the High Street In Lewes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRussell and Bromley - Fisher Street, Lewes, UK

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This plaque, erected by Lewes Borough Council, is attached to a building at the junction of High Street and Fisher Street in Lewes. The plaque is on the Fisher Street face of the building which is (currently) the Tourist Information office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLewes Market Tower - Market Street, Lewes, UK

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Lewes Borough Council have placed one of their plaques on the south east face of the Market Tower in Market Street in Lewes. The plaque advises that the tower was built to "house the Old Town clock".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLewes Naval Prison - Lancaster Street, Lewes, UK

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This Borough of Lewes plaque is attached to a brick post on the south east side of Lancaster Street in Lewes. Lewes's current (modern) police station lies to the east of the plaque in North Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Dorset Arms - Malling Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is attached to the rear of the Dirset Arms in Malling Street in Lewes. Tucked away in a corner it appears as though the pub or the council or both are ashamed of its heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLewes Mechanics' Institute - West Street, Lewes, UK

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This Lewes Borough Council plaque is mounted on the south face of a former police station in West Street in Lewes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFoundry Lane - Foundry Lane, Lewes, UK

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This Borough of Lewes plaque is on the wall of the "The Gardeners Arms" public house which is located at the junction of Cliffe High Street and Foundry Lane. The plaque, that identifies Foundry Lane is on that face of the pub.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLewes Dispensary - High Street, Lewes, UK

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This Borough of Lewes plaque is attached to the north west face of a building at the junction of High Street and Friars Walk in Lewes. The older part of the building was constructed in 1770 as a house and later became the Lewes Dispensary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJireh Chapel 1805 - Malting Street, Lewes, UK

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This Borough of Lewes plaque is attached to the Jireh Chapel, now home of the Lewes Free Presbyterian Church on the north side of Malting Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2015

last visited: never

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