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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 Christopher Hatton, Presteigne, Powys, Wales

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Sir Christopher Hatton, Presteigne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Harford Jones Brydges, Presteigne, Powys, Wales

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Sir Harford Jones Brydges, Presteigne 1784-1847

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Shire Hall, Presteigne, Powys, Wales

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The Shire Hall, Presteigne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAssembly Rooms & Market Hall, Presteigne, Powys, Wales

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Assembly Rooms & Market Hall, Presteigne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Brassey, Worlds foremost builder of railways, Chester Railway Station, Chester, UK

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English civil engineering contractor and manufacturer of building materials who was responsible for building much of the world's railways in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Shipley - Henrietta Street, London, UK

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This green, Westminster City Council plaque, is to William Shipley and indicates that he "held the foundation meeting of The (Royal) Society of Arts in Rawthmell's coffee house on this site 22 March 1754".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHollins Hall, Lund Lane, Killinghall, N Yorks, UK

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A plaque in the entrance to Hollins Hall denoting the building's history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLevens Hall, Lund Lane, Killinghall, N Yorks

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A plaque on the wall of Levens Hall outlining the history of Captain John Levens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Powell Frith RA - Aldfield, N Yorkshire

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A plaque to the celebrated Victorian artist William Powell Frith on the wall of the churchyard of St Lawrence, Aldfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAlfred Stevens - Eton Villas, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque is for the artist Alfred Stevens who "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Eton Villas that is behind a high boundary wall. The plaque can be seen over the gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdward Acheson - Prince Albert Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque advises that Edward Goodrich Acheson "lived on this site 1912 - 1915". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Prince Albert Road, opposite Regent's Park. The plaque is on private property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFriedrich Engels -- Regent's Park Road, Camden, London, UK

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The blue plaque on 122 Regent's Park Road reminds that philosopher Friedrich Engels lived there for nearly 25 years

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: 9/10/2016

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Blue PlaquesKenneth Williams -- Farley Court, Westminster, London, UK

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The blue plaque for English Comic Kenneth Williams

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: 9/7/2016

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Blue PlaquesStephen and Matilda Tenants' Co-operative - St Katharine's Way, London, UK

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This blue plaque was erected for the "Stephen and Matilda Tenants' Co=operative" that vecame active in 1978 and was "the first ever local authority estate under tenants' control in Britain". The plaque is attached to the SE face of Matilda House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMarine Police - Wapping High Street, London, UK

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The Stepney Historical Trust plaque advises that "for over 200 years Police have patrolled the River Thames from this site". The building sits between Wapping High Street and the River Thames with the plaque being on the land side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesArnold Bennett -- Chiltern Court Building, Westminster, London, UK

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One of four blue plaques mounted on this building, even though two of them are brown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2016

last visited: 9/7/2016

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Blue PlaquesDr William Penny Brookes

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Birthplace of Dr William Penny Brookes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAlexander Herzen - Orsett Terrace, London, UK

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque was erected to indicate that Alexander Herzen, political thinker and writer, "lived here 1860 - 1863". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Orsett Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSzmul Zygielbojm - Porchester Road, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque to Szmul "Artur" Zygielbojm advises that he "lived nearby 1942 - 1943". The plaque is attached to the south west face of a building at the junction of Porchester Road and Gloucester Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBlack GIs -- Cardiff, Wales, UK

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A blue plaque along Bute Street reminds of the vanished history of Tiger Bay

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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Blue PlaquesTommy Letton -- Bute Street, Cardiff, Wales, UK

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A blue plaque along Bute Street at a railroad underpass for pedestrians preserves some of the history of the Tiger Bay area and people

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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Blue PlaquesPenniless Point -- Cardiff Bay, Wales, UK

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This bilingual blue plaque is located across from the Wales Millenium Centre on the Sainsbury's Local grocery store

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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Blue PlaquesPhilip Stanhope - Chesterfield Walk, London, UK

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This stone plaque, to Philip the 4th Easrl of Chesterfield, is set into the south west facade of the Ranger's House. The plaque advises that the "statesman and author lived here. The plaque is to the left of the main entrance door.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGarnet Wolseley - Chesterfield Walk, London, UK

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This stone plaque, to Garnet the 1st Viscount Wolseley, is set into the south west facade of the Ranger's House. The plaque advises that the "Field Marshall lived here. The plaque is to the right of the main entrance door.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesNational Sporting Club - King Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque indicates that "this building was once known as the National Sporting Club". The building that it is attached to is on the north west side of King Street opposite Covent Garden market.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2016

last visited: never

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