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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 PlaquesClement Davies MP - Globe House, Llanfyllyn, Powys, Wales, UK

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A blue plaque noting this and the birth place of Clement Davies, the MP and former leader of the Liberal Party.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member N!TR0

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDr Samuel Johnson - Gough Square, London, UK

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This brown 'blue' plaque is on the wall of Dr Johnson's House which is now a museum in Gough Square to the north of Fleet Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/2/2013

last visited: 10/15/2013

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Blue PlaquesSt Bartholomew by the Exchange - Threadneedle Street, London, UK

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This plaque is on the north west side of Threadneedle Street a few steps to the east of the Bank of England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGun Hill Signal Station - St. George, Barbados

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Gun Hill Signal Station is located on top of Gun Hill Cliff in the town of St. George in Barbados.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Barbados

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMAJORSTUEN - Oslo, Norway

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This blue plaque informs us that the name of this Oslo neighborhood, MAJORSTUEN, comes from this location once being the home of MAJOR MICHAEL WILHELM SUNDT.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 2/16/2013

last visited: 9/29/2012

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Blue PlaquesNIELS HENRIK ABEL - Oslo, Norway

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Niels Henrik Abel was a notable Norwegian mathematician and he once lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 2/15/2013

last visited: 6/11/2013

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Blue PlaquesPeter Warlock and E J Moeran, Eynsford. Kent. UK

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A convex Blue Plaque on the front of the 'Cottage' in Eynsford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/14/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Guild Hall Site - High Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

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There have been various buildings on this site, from the Guild Hall to the Bank building we see today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPlas Newydd Ladies, Old Post Office, Chapel Street, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales, UK

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A blue plaque on the Chapel street side of a corner shop, of Bridge street and Chapel street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member N!TR0

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/11/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCrimean War Memorial Plaque – Ashton-Under-Lyne, UK

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This plaque is on Alma Bridge named after the British Victory at Alma during the Crimean War in 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/11/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEldorado Theater - Oslo, Norway

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This Theater was the first in Norway to have a sound system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 2/11/2013

last visited: 6/11/2013

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Smiles - Leeds City Museum, Millenium Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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Samuel Smiles was a Scottish born author and reformer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLeeds School Board, Calverley Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, now the Civic Court House..

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A blue plaque which commemorates the Leeds School Board set up in 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesArnold Bennett - Cadogan Square, London, UK

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This square, blue plaque is on the south side of Cadogan Square in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Archibald McIndoe - Draycott Avenue, London, UK

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This blue plaque for Sir Archibald McIndoe is on a building on the south west side of Draycott Avenue in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir P G Wodehouse - Walton Street, London, UK

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The plaque, for P G Wodehouse, is fixed to a house on the north west side of Walton Street opposite St Saviour's church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Charles Wentworth Dilke - Sloane Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, for Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, is on the west side of Sloane Street close to the junction with Pavilion Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Herbert Tree - Sloane Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, for Sir Herbert Tree, is on the west side of Sloane Street close to the junction with Pavilion Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLillie Langtry - Pont Street, London, UK

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The plaque, for Lillie Langtry, is fixed to a house on the south side of Pont Street at the junction with Pavilion Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBlue Plaque: Customs House Robe SA, Australia

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The Robe customs house was built in 1863 to cater for the large number of Chinese passing through the port en route to the Victorian goldfields trying to avoid an arrival tax.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member froghoppin

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: 8/25/2013

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Blue PlaquesAbbey Square, Chester.

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One of the many blue plaques around Chester, this one commemorates the building of Abbey Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Northgate, Northgate Street, Chester.

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This blue plaque commemorates the site of various gates into the City of Chester from a northerly direction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Town Hall, Northgate Street, Chester.

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One of several Blue Plaques placed on noteworthy buildings around the City of Chester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBela Bartok - Sydney Place, London, UK

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This blue plaque, remembering Bela Bartok, is attached to a building on the north east side of Sydney Place in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSt.Michael's Church, Pepper Street, Chester, UK.

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One of many blue plaques placed on landmark buildings around the City of Chester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/5/2013

last visited: never

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