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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 PlaquesJames Prescott Joule And William Thomson - Salford, UK

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This plaque is dedicated to scientists James Prescott Joule And William Thomson who worked together in the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/15/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLes Charmettes - Chambéry, France

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[FR] Les Charmettes est une propriété composée de jardins et d'une maison. Le philosophe Jean-Jacques Rousseau y séjourna de 1736 à 1742. [EN] Les Charmettes is famed as a favourite retreat of the philosophe Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 1/12/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSouthwell Old Theatre - Queen Street - Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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The Old Theatre, Southwell, now convertwd into a Deli.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles I & the Civil War - The Saracen's Head - Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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Blue Plaque on the wall of the Saracens Head Hotel, Southwell, where King Charles I spent his last hours of freedom in 1646.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPalace of the Archbishop of York - Southwell Minster - Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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This Palace at Southwell Minster was built in the 14th and 15th centuries as the residence of the Archbishops of York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Bramley Apple Tree - 75 Church Street - Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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A blue plaque outside the house on Church Street, Southwell, where the original, and first, Bramley apple tree was grown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBirnam Hotel - Dunkeld & Birnam, Perth & Kinross.

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Blue plaque at the entrance to the 19th century Birnam Hotel in the town of the same name in Perthshire, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSouthwell : Oxton One Prebend - Church Street - Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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A blue plaque outside the Oxton I Prebendal House on Church Street, Southwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTower Buildings - Birnam, Perth & Kinross.

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Blue plaque on the wall of the Tower Buildings in the Perthshire town of Birnam in Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/31/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHiroshima Day - Manchester, UK

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This plaque in remembrance of the dropping of Nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki is on the wall of the Peoples History Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/24/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesIvan Levinstein - Manchester, UK

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Ivan Levinstein was a chemist and dyestuffs manufacture who campaigned for a municipal college on this site which eventually became a university.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles Richardson - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Charles Richardson a railway engineer and protege of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Roy Fedden - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Sir Roy Fedden a designer of piston aircraft engines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAbraham Darby - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Abraham Darby who was pioneer in iron making during the industrial revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRalph Benjamin - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Ralph Benjamin who invented the computer 'mouse' in 1947!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesIsambard Brunel - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Isambard Brunel probably one of the greatest Victorian engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Guppy - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Thomas Guppy, director of the Great Western Railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDonald Cameron - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Donald Cameron a hot-air balloon pilot and manufacturer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Archibald Russell - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Sir Archibald Russell the Chief Engineer of the Bristol Aeroplane Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn McAdam - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for John McAdam the inventor of the Macadam road surface.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Patterson - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for William Patterson who was a naval architect and shipbuilder to Brunel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Samuel Plimsoll - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Sir Samuel Plimsoll who is famously remembered for the "Plimsoll Line" still used today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Stanley Hooker - Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Retired Professional Engineers' Club - Bristol, is one of many attached to the wall of the Bristol Aquarium. This one is for Sir Stanley Hooker who worked for Bristol Engines and Rolls Royce.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBar Chambers - Carrington Street, Adelaide SA

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Bar Chambers - 34 Carrington Street, Adelaide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member themd

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 12/10/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSt.James the Great Episcopal Church - Cupar, Fife.

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Blue plaque on the door of St.James the Great Episcopal Church in the centre of the town of Cupar in the Kingdom of Fife in Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2019

last visited: never

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