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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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Image for Frederic Chopin - St James's Place, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesFrederic Chopin - St James's Place, London, UK

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A blue plaque indicates the house where Chopin departed to give his last public performance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Robert Smirke - Charlotte Street, London, UK.

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This Greater London Council (GLC) blue plaque, to the architect Robert Smirke, is attached to a building on the south west side of Charlotte Street. Smirke's most famous work, in London, is the British Museum.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDaniel O'Connell - Albermarle Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque indicates that the Irish Leader, Daniel O'Connell, "lived here in 1833". The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Albermarle Street in London.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir James Matthew Barrie - Bernard Street, London, UK

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This Marchmont Association blue plaque indicates that the author J M Barrie "lived in a house on this site 1885 - 1888". The plaque is attached to a building at the junction of Bernard Street and and Grenvill Street on the north west face.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for Sir Robert Walpole and Horace Walpole - Arlington Street, London UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesSir Robert Walpole and Horace Walpole - Arlington Street, London UK

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This blue plaque indicates that Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, and his novelist son, Horace Walpole, "lived here". The plaque, erected by the Greater London Council, is attached to a building on the north east side of Arlington Street in London.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesChristina Georgina Rossetti - Torrington Square, London, UK

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This bronze plaque indicates that the poetess, Christina Rossetti, "here lived and died". The bronze plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Torrington Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

Image for George Orwell and Sir Stephen Spender - Lansdowne Terrace, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesGeorge Orwell and Sir Stephen Spender - Lansdowne Terrace, London, UK

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This Marchmont Association blue plaque indicates that George Orwell and Sit Stephen Spender wrote for Horizon Magazine "based here 1940 - 1948". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Lansdowne Terrace opposite Coram's Field.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2017

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Henry Irving - Grafton Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to Sir Henry Irving, is attached to a building on the south east side of Grafton Street at the junction with New Bond Street in central London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: 4/14/2014

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Blue PlaquesSir Francis Chichester - St James's Place, London, UK

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This green plaque indicates that Sir Francis Chichester lived here from 1944 until his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesUnilever House -- Victoria Embankment, City of London, UK

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The Unilever House restoration earned a coveted City Heritage award bronze plaque in 2008

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: 12/29/2017

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Blue PlaquesGeorge Dance the Younger

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18th Century architect, surveyor and portrait artist.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 12/10/2011

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Blue PlaquesRichard Savage - Old Queen Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque to Richard Savavge is on a building on the south side of Old Queen Street that lies to the south of St James's Park in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBuilding of Historic Significance - Old Queen Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster blue plaque is attached to the front of a building on the south side of Old Queen Street in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for Joseph Nollekens - Mortimer Street, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesJoseph Nollekens - Mortimer Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque, to the sculptor Joseph Nollekens, indicates that he "lived and died in a house on this site". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Mortimer Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

Image for Olaudah Equiano - Riding House Street, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesOlaudah Equiano - Riding House Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to Olaudah Equiano, is attached to a building on the north west side of Riding House Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Huskisson - St James's Place

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A blue plaque to indicate a location where William Huskisson lived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 7/24/2013

Image for Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby - Doughty Street, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesVera Brittain and Winifred Holtby - Doughty Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, to the writers Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby, is attached to a building on the north east side of Doughty Street close to the Charles Dickens Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLord Horatio Nelson - New Bond Street, London, UK

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Over a shop on the south west side of New Bond Street is a blue plaque to indicate that Lord Nelson "lived here" in 1797.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/29/2015

last visited: never

Image for Dorothy Louise Thomas - Foley Street, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesDorothy Louise Thomas - Foley Street, London, UK

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This plaque, to an act of heroism, is on the north west side of Foley Street on John Astor House a part of the Middlesex Hospital. The name on the plaque is Sister Dorothy Louise Thomas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/1/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHenry Fuseli - Foley Street, London, UK

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This London County Council (LCC) blue plaque, to denote that the artist Henry Fuseli "lived here", is attached to a building on the south east side of Foley Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

Image for Charles Dickens - Doughty Street, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesCharles Dickens - Doughty Street, London, UK

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In the week that Dicken's had his 200th birthday it seems appropriate to submit a reference to the great man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2012

last visited: 11/29/2017

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Blue PlaquesSydney Smith - Doughty Street, London, UK

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This brown plaque is on the wall of a property in Doughty Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2012

last visited: never

Image for Daily Courant - Ludgate Circus, London, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesDaily Courant - Ludgate Circus, London, UK

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Site of the first London daily newspaper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2011

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHenry Pelham - Queen's Walk, London, UK

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A blue plaque at the rear of 22 Arlington Street and visible from Green Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 6/28/2017

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Blue PlaquesCharles Townley - Queen Anne's Gate, London, UK

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This Greater London Council blue plaque to Charles Townley is attached to a building on the north side of Queen Anne's Gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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