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Blue Plaques
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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.

Note: Please see additional updates below for some minor adjustment to the Requirements for this Category made on 12/27/2008.
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Image for HMS Wasp - Lord Warden Hotel Building Dover Kentview gallery

NWNW68.2 km

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Blue PlaquesHMS Wasp - Lord Warden Hotel Building Dover Kent

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A blue plaque commemorating HMS WASP - Allied Coastal Forces Headquarters - WW2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/29/2012

last visited: never

Image for Charles Dickens - Albion Villas, Folkestone, UKview gallery

NWNW70.3 km

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Blue PlaquesCharles Dickens - Albion Villas, Folkestone, UK

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This blue plaque erected by The Dickens Fellowship indicates that the author, Charles Dickens, "lived here in 1855". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Albion Villas in Folkestone, Kent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2017

last visited: never

Image for Charles Hawtreyview gallery

NWNW76.3 km

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Blue PlaquesCharles Hawtrey

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A Blue Plaque sited on the former home of Charles Hawtrey 1914-1988 - Film, Theatre, Radio & Television Actor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/26/2012

last visited: never

Image for Charles de Gaulle "le Général de Gaulle" - Lille, Franceview gallery

EE87.2 km

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Blue PlaquesCharles de Gaulle "le Général de Gaulle" - Lille, France

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[EN] Charles de Gaulle, commonly called General de Gaulle, is a military, resistant, statesman and French writer. [FR] Charles de Gaulle communément appelé le Général de Gaulle, est un militaire, résistant, homme d'État et écrivain français.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 11/4/2018

last visited: 10/31/2018

Image for Oliver Postgateview gallery

NN89 km

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Blue PlaquesOliver Postgate

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A blue plaque commemorating the life and work of the animator and author Oliver Postgate 1925 -2008. It is fixed to the house where his partner Naomi Linnell still lives.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: never

Image for John Phillpot and Thomas Stephens at Wye, Kent. UKview gallery

NWNW90.4 km

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Blue PlaquesJohn Phillpot and Thomas Stephens at Wye, Kent. UK

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A plaque for two men burnt at the stake for their faith

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for Christopher Marlowe - St George's Street, Canterbury, UKview gallery

NWNW92.1 km

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Blue PlaquesChristopher Marlowe - St George's Street, Canterbury, UK

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This blue plaque denotes the place where Marlowe was baptised in 1564.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 7/6/2016

Image for Baedeker Raid - St George's Street, Canterbury, UKview gallery

NWNW92.1 km

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Blue PlaquesBaedeker Raid - St George's Street, Canterbury, UK

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The plaque is located on the wall of St George's Tower and was located there to mark the 50th anniversary of the Baedeker Raid in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 7/22/2016

Image for Michael Faraday blue plaque - Hastings, Englandview gallery

WW92.4 km

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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

Image for James Simmons - High Street, Canterbury, Kent, UKview gallery

NWNW92.4 km

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Blue PlaquesJames Simmons - High Street, Canterbury, Kent, UK

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This blue plaque, to James Simmons, is on the wall of a house on the north east side of the High Street in Canterbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 7/22/2016

Image for North Lodge, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussexview gallery

WW94.1 km

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Blue PlaquesNorth Lodge, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

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Blue plaque for Sir Henry Rider Haggard on North Lodge, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RocketRon47

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/12/2008

last visited: 4/9/2014

Image for Julia Spicer - High Street - Sittingbourne, Kentview gallery

NWNW112.7 km

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Blue PlaquesJulia Spicer - High Street - Sittingbourne, Kent

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A plaque on a building in Sittingbourne High Street marking the childhood home of Julia Spicer, Benefactor of the Almshouses in Bell Road that now bear her name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2015

last visited: never

Image for William Shipley - Knightrider Street, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW118.1 km

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Shipley - Knightrider Street, Maidstone, UK

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This concrete plaque, that is set into the boundary wall of Knightrider House, indicates that William Shipley, founder of the Royal Society of Arts, "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Samuel Pepys - Gabriel's Hill, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW118.4 km

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Pepys - Gabriel's Hill, Maidstone, UK

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This white plaque, probably made from stone, indicates the the diarist Samuel Pepys "stayed here in 1669". The Old Bell Inn was located on this site in 1669 but was replaced by the present building in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Andrew Broughton - Earl Street, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW118.6 km

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Blue PlaquesAndrew Broughton - Earl Street, Maidstone, UK

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This stone plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Earl Street in Maidstone. The plaque advises that Andrew Broughton "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

Image for Caroline Princess of Wales - Royal Terrace, Southend-on-Sea, UKview gallery

NWNW130.2 km

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Blue PlaquesCaroline Princess of Wales - Royal Terrace, Southend-on-Sea, UK

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This Borough of Southend-on-Sea green plaque indicates that Caroline, Princess of Wales, "occupied 7, 8 and 9 Royal Terrace in 1804". The plaque is attached to a building on the north side of Royal Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2017

last visited: 6/12/2018

Image for Edward Whymper - Clifftown Parade, Southend-on-Sea, UKview gallery

NWNW130.4 km

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Blue PlaquesEdward Whymper - Clifftown Parade, Southend-on-Sea, UK

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This Borough of Southend-on-Sea green plaque indicates that the climber and "conqueror of the Matterhorn", Edward Whymper, "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the north side of Clifftown Parade opposite a statue of Queen Victoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for Benjamin Disraeli - Tyrrel Drive, Southend-on-Sea, UKview gallery

NWNW130.5 km

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Blue PlaquesBenjamin Disraeli - Tyrrel Drive, Southend-on-Sea, UK

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This Borough of Southend-on-Sea green plaque indicates the the Prime Minister and author, Benjamin Disraeli, "stayed here 1833 - 34". The plaque is attached to a brick gatepost on the north west side of Tyrrel Drive at the entrance to Porters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

Image for Frank Matcham - Westcliff Parade, Southend-on-Sea, UKview gallery

NWNW131 km

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Blue PlaquesFrank Matcham - Westcliff Parade, Southend-on-Sea, UK

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This green, Borough of Southend-on-Sea, plaque indicates that the theatre architect, Frank Matcham "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the north side of Westcliff Parade at the junction with Trinity Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for Marygery Allingham - D'Arcy House, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex.view gallery

NWNW149.3 km

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Blue PlaquesMarygery Allingham - D'Arcy House, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex.

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A blue plaque to the authoress Margery Allingham who lived here from 1935 until here death in 1966.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2011

last visited: 7/30/2015

Image for Dr.John Henry Salter - D'Arcy House, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essexview gallery

NWNW149.3 km

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Blue PlaquesDr.John Henry Salter - D'Arcy House, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex

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Dr.John Henry Salter was a medical man, freemason, sportsman, sporting-dog breeder and horticulturist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/4/2011

last visited: 7/30/2015

Image for Bentall's Warehouse, 1 The Street, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex.view gallery

NWNW150 km

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Blue PlaquesBentall's Warehouse, 1 The Street, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex.

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A large brick-built warehouse-style building alongside the Chelmer and Blackwater navigation in Heybridge,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for The Towers, 8 Colchester Road, Heybridge, Essex. CM9 4EDview gallery

NWNW150.2 km

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Blue PlaquesThe Towers, 8 Colchester Road, Heybridge, Essex. CM9 4ED

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Commemorating 'The Towers', a pioneering method of building construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: 1/8/2015

Image for Arthur Askey's first appearanceview gallery

NWNW157.7 km

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Blue PlaquesArthur Askey's first appearance

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Plaque on the wall of the former Headgate Electric Theatre commemorating the first professional appearance of the comedian, Arthur Askey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrowel

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/6/2008

last visited: 10/16/2015

Image for John Wilbye - Trinity Street, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW157.7 km

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Blue PlaquesJohn Wilbye - Trinity Street, Colchester, UK

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This ceramic plaque, to the madrigal composer John Wilbye, is attached to a building on the west side of Trinity Street in Colchester. The plaque advises that John Wilbye "resided in this house for many years".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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