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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 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.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2016

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 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 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 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 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.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMeeting place of Johnson and Boswell

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Scene of the first meeting between Dr Samuel Johnson and his biographer James Boswell.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/12/2008

last visited: 5/26/2012

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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 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 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 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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Blue PlaquesCharles Dickens - Wellington Street, Westminster, London, UK

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Another Charles Dickens blue plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 6/30/2015

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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 PlaquesSir Alec Guinness - Monmouth Street, London, UK

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This plaque, in the shape of a cinema film strip, is in recognition of Alec Guinness. It is on the west side of Monmouth Street on a wall of the Equity offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOld Slaughters Coffee House - Cranbourn Street, London, UK

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This green plaque, placed by the City of Westminster, is attached to a building on the south east side of Cranbourn Street close to one of the entrances to the Leicester Square tube station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas de Quincey, London

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Thomas De Quincey (1785 – 1859) wrote his most famous work, "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" at this address.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 8/12/2011

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Blue PlaquesThe Mousetrap - West Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque is attached to the front of St Martin's Theatre on the north east side of West Street - opposite The Ivy. The plaque is for the 50th anniversary of the world's longest running play - "The Mousetrap".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 12/15/2017

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Blue PlaquesKen Colyer - Great Newport Street, London, UK

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This green plaque, to Ken Colyer and erected by Westminster City Council, is attached to a building on the north side of Great Newport Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHobby-Horse Bicycle - Long Acre, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to Dennis Johnson and his hobby-horse bicycle, is located on the south east side of Long Acre at the junction with Drury Lane. The first hobby-horse bicycle was made and sold in 1819.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesW A Mozart and Family - Cecil Court, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his family, is attached to a building on the south side of Cecil Court, a pedestrianised street that connects Charing Cross Road and St Martin's Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2014

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 PlaquesSidney Webb - Cranbourn Street, London, UK

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A plaque to Sidney Webb also known as Lord Passfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: never

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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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