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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 PlaquesWilliam Lilly - Strand, London, UK

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This plaque, to William Lilly, is on the south east side of Strand and is attached to the end wall of the old Strand underground station that is adjacent to King's College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: 11/29/2020

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Blue PlaquesProfessor Sir Edward Victor Appleton - King's Campus, Strand, London, UK

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This plaque is on the end wall of a building in the King's College Strand campus and can be seen from the Strand entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJames Clerk Maxwell FRS - King's Campus, Strand, London, UK

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This plaque is on the end wall of a building in the King's College Strand campus and can be seen from the Strand entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFranklin, Gosling, Stokes, Wilkins & Wilson - King's College, Strand, London, UK

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This plaque is on the end wall of a building in the King's College Strand campus and can be seen from the Strand entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesIvor Novello - Aldwych, London, UK

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This GLC blue plaque, to Ivor Novello that looks faded and slightly damaged, is attached to the Novello theatre on the north west side of Aldwych.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: 2/8/2021

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Blue PlaquesSociety of Knights Bachelor - Essex Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque is in Essex Street close to the Temple area of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/14/2012

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 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 PlaquesThe Devil Tavern - Fleet Street, London, UK

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A blue plaque indicating the site of the Devil Tavern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2011

last visited: 7/23/2016

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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 PlaquesSerjeants' Inn - Chancery Lane, London, UK

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This Corporation of the City of London blue plaque marks the site of the Old Serjeants' Inn. The plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Chancery Lane about 50 metres north of Fleet Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 6/17/2015

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 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 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 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 PlaquesSite of the Mitre Tavern

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Site of the Mitre Tavern

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/27/2008

last visited: 7/23/2016

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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 PlaquesWilliam Marsden - Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to William Marsden, is on the south west side of Lincoln's Inn Fields near the western corner of the gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGeological Society of London - Great Queen Street, London, UK

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This plaque, placed to mark the bicentenary of the Geological Society of London and its inaugural meeting, is attached to a building on the south east side of Great Queen Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFootball Association Formation - Great Queen Street, London, UK

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This black plaque, attached to a building on the south east side of Great Queen Street, advises of the formation of the Football Association on 26 October 1863 and was placed on its 150th anniversary. The first set of 13 rules were created here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

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 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 PlaquesJohn Thurloe - Chancery Lane, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to John Thurloe, is on the south west side of Chancery Lane opposite Cursitor Street in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSpandau Ballet - Great Queen Street, London, UK

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This PRS for Music black plaque indicates that 'Spandau Ballet' "first perfomred here 5 December 1979". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Great Queen Street in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2018

last visited: never

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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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