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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 PlaquesSir Isaac Rebow - Head Street, Colchester, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that Sir Isaac Rebow lived here and was visited, on three separate occasions, by King William III. The plaque is attached to a building on the east side of Head Street at the junction with Sir Isaac's Walk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLeytonstone House - Hanbury Drive, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest blue plaque is attached to the front of Leytonstone House which is located on the north west side of Hanbury Drive in east London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2015

last visited: never

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Blue Plaques694A, 696A, 698A High Road - Aylmer Road, London, UK

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This terrace of Georgian houses is tucked away behind High Road Leytonstone. The Waltham Forest heritage blue plaque is attached to the end wall of the terrace on the north east side of Aylmer Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHerbert Austin, 1866-1941, Northfield, Birmingham, England

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Dedicated to Herbert Austin, founder of the Austin Motor Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesARP Depot Harrow Green School - Corn Way, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by Waltham Forest Heritage, marks the location where Harrow Green School used to stand. It was destroyed in 1942 when a Wellington Bomber crashed into it killing all six onboard and five members of the ARP located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/15/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Pastures - Davies Lane, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to a youth centre on the south side of Davies Lane in Leytonstone in east London. The plaque indicates that it was the "site of a substantial 17th century house".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/15/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAlfred Hitchcock - Leytonstone High Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque, to Alfred Hitchcock, indicates that he "was born near this site". The plaque is erected on a building in a garage forecourt at the junction of Leytonstone High Road and Lynn Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/15/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMichael Faraday blue plaque - Hastings, England

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Blue plaque of Michael Faraday in Hastings, United Kingdom

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kpt. Davy Jones

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/10/2015

last visited: 10/13/2015

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Blue PlaquesFrederick Bremer - Connaught Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque advises that Frederick Bremer "constructed the first British car powered by an internal combustion engine" in a small workshop in the garden of this house in Connaught Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBakers Almshouses - Lea Bridge Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to a wall at the entrance to the Baker's Almshouses gardens on the north west side of Lea Bridge Road in Leyton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSolomon Plaatje - Carnarvon Road, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque indicated that the campaigner and author, Solomon Plaatje, "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Carnarvon Road in Walthamstow, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Old Vicarage - Grove Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage plaque indicates that this building, erected in 1883, was the vicarage for St Stephen's Church. The building was converted to a Registry Office in 1924. It is located at the junction of Grove Road and Fraser Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJames Hilton - College Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque indicates that the author James Hilton "lived here from 1906 - 1921". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of College Road in Walthamstow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Nag's Head - Orford Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to the front of the Nag's Head in Orford Road, Walthamstow. The pub was erected in 1857 as "a replacement for the original village inn".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/8/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Old Town Hall - Orford Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to the front of the Old Town Hall on the north west side of Orford Road in Walthamstow. The plaque advises it was built in 1876 but the Historic England website has the year as 1866.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/8/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTony Richardson - Shipley, UK

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This plaque erected to celebrate 100 years of cinema records the fact that Tony Richardson, a film maker lived at this address from 1928 to 1948.

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location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJack Cornwell VC - Clyde Place, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque indicates that Victoria Cross recipient Jack Cornwell was born in a cottage that stood near the building on which the plaque is mounted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Great House - High Road Leyton, London, UK

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This Leyton Urban District Ratepayers' Association (LUDRA) plaqie is attaches to a building on the south east side of High Road Leyton opposite the sports ground. The plaque indicates that this was the site of "the Great House".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCarnegie Library - Lea Bridge Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to the north west face of the Carnegie Library in Lea Bridge Road in Leyton, east London. The plaque advises that the building was "erected in 1905".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFormer Essex Cricket Ground - High Road Leyton, London, UK

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The highest opening partnership in First Class County Cricket, in England, was scored at this ground by the Yorkshire openers, Sutcliffe and Holmes, in 1932. The blue plaque, attached to the pavilion makes mention of this.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEssex Cricket Pavilion - High Road Leyton, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to the front of the cricket pavilion in, what is now, Leyton Cricket Ground but was once the home of Essex CCC. The wooden pavilion was built in 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWalthamstow Fire-Engine House - Vestry Road, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest blue plaque is mounted above, what would appear to be, a garage door... which it probably is today. Reading the plaque advises that this was the home of the Walthamstow parish fire-engine.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Old Watch House - Vestry Road, London, UK

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This Borough of Walthamstow blue plaque signifies that "the old watch house" stod here from 1765 to 1912. The plaque is on the west side of Vestry Road attached to what is now the Vestry House Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesNational Spiritualist Church - Church End, London, UK

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This Waltham Forest Heritage blue plaque is attached to a building on the east side of Church End in Walthamstow. The building is now home to the National Spiritualist Church but started life as St Mary's School in 1819.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesChurch Common - Vestry Road, London, UK

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This Borough of Walthamstow blue plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Vestry Road in Walthamstow. The plaque advises that "the playground opposite was part of Bury Field or Church Common".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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