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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 PlaquesRSA - John Adam Street, London, UK

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This orange "blue" plaque is attached to the RSA building on the north west side of John Adam Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Blue PlaquesArtists and Writers - Robert Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Robert Street close to Charing Cross station. The plaque mentions Robert Adam, Thomas Hood, John Galsworthy and Sir James Barrie.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Richard Arkwright - Industrialist & Inventor

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A blue Greater London Council Plaque on the wall of No 8 Adam Street London just off the Strand.In London

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/9/2009

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Blue PlaquesThomas Rowlandson - John Adam Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque is located on a red brick building on the north west side of John Adam Street in central London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/25/2012

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Blue PlaquesGatti Family - Strand, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque advises that this was the "site of the Adelphi Theatre Restaurant owned by the Swiss-Italian Gatti Family". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Strand next to the Adelphi theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTh RAF, London

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Plaque commemorating the formation of the Royal Air Force, on the 1st April 1918.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Pepys - Buckingham Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) brown plaque indicates that Samuel Pepys "lived here 1679 - 1688". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Buckingham Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2016

last visited: 11/18/2020

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Blue PlaquesPepys, Hartley, Etty & Stanfield -- Buckingham Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

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A brown plaque at 14 Buckingham street preserves the history of famous residents who lived here centuries ago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 11/18/2020

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Smith -- Buckingham Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

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Blue plaque for William Smith, the "father of English Geology"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 11/18/2020

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Blue PlaquesJoseph Mallord William Turner - Exchange Court, Maiden Lane, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to the artist Turner, is attached to a building on the south east side of Maiden Lane in Exchange Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2014

last visited: 10/12/2014

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Terriss - Maiden Lane, London, UK

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This green "blue" plaque is on the rear of the Adelphi theatre in Maiden Lane. The theatre fronts onto Strand a little way to the north east of Trafalgar Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSavoy Theatre - Carting Lane, London, UK

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The green "blue" plaque is attached to the south west face of the Savoy Theatre, close to the stage door, in Carting Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles Dickens - Writer - London

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a blue plaque stating that Charles Dickens worked here as a boy 1824 - 1825

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/6/2009

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Blue PlaquesVoltaire - Maiden Lane, London, UK

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This Westminster City Council green plaque, erected to Voltaire, is located on the south east side of Maiden Lane a short walk to the south of Covent Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: 2/5/2021

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Blue PlaquesAmbrose Godfrey -- Southampton Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

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The blue plaque for Ambrose Godfrey, at 30-32 Southampton Street in Westminster, near Covent Garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Blue PlaquesRudyard Kipling, Villiers St, London, UK

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Rudyard Kipling was an English poet and writer of short stories. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1907

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/23/2008

last visited: 11/18/2020

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Blue PlaquesJane Austen - Henrietta Street, London, UK

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A City of Westminster green plaque, to the novelist Jane Austen, is mounted on a building on the south east side of Henrietta Street a short walk from London's Covent Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2014

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 PlaquesWorking Donkeys - Covent Garden, London, UK

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This plaque, to the Working Donkeys of Covent Garden, is located on the south east side of Covent Garden at the junction with Southampton Street and Henrietta Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Blue PlaquesHeinrich Heine - Craven Street, London, UK

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This "blue" plaque is on a house on the north east side of Craven Street close to Trafalgar Square in central London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Arne - 31 King Street, London, UK

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A lesser known composer that was born and buried close to this plaque. Unusually he lived his whole life at the same address.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/16/2011

last visited: 5/26/2012

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Blue PlaquesThe London Coliseum - St Martin's Lane, London, UK

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Located in St Martin's Lane, the London Coliseum is the largest theatre in London and is home to the English National Opera. It was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1904 and the plaque is attached to the front of the theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2015

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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Blue PlaquesHerman Melville, Craven St, London, UK

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Herman Melville was an American writer, most famous for his novel Moby Dick.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/23/2008

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Blue PlaquesGertrude Fogg - New Row, London, UK

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This blue plaque to Gertrude Fogg is attached to Mr Fogg's Tavern at the junction of St Martin's Lane and New Row. The plaque is on the New Row face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2015

last visited: never

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