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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 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.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThomas Earnshaw, High Holborn, London, UK

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Thomas Earnshaw was a manufacturer of chronometers in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2008

last visited: 10/29/2011

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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.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Richard Lethaby - Southampton Row, London, UK

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This LCC blue plaque, to William Richard Lethaby, is attached to the Central School of Arts & Crafts building on the north east side of Southampton Row.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/23/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Harrison - Dane Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to John Harrison, was erected by the London County Council to mark the site where he lived and died.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDr Robert Willan - Bloomsbury Square, London, UK

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An LCC Blue Plaque to Dr Robert Willan.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 10/24/2011

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Blue PlaquesBertrand Russell - Bury Place, London, UK

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This blue plaque is fitted to a red brick building on the east side of Bury Place at the junction with Galen Place.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Blue PlaquesFaraday House - Southampton Row, London, UK

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This green plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Southampton Row. It used to house and electrical engineering college but now appears to be student accomodation.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBishop Richard Challoner - Old Gloucester Street, London, UK

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This brown plaque, to denote where Bishop Richard Challoner died, is attached to a house on the south west side of Old Gloucester Street.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/23/2014

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 PlaquesSir Hans Sloane, Bloomsbury Pla, London, UK

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Sir Hans Sloane, physician, naturalist, benefactor of the British Museum and inventor of milk chocolate.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/14/2008

last visited: 8/13/2011

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Blue PlaquesThomas Henry Wyatt - London, England, UK

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This blue plaque is located between the first floor windows on a building at the intersection of Great Russell Street and Montague Street in London.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 3/8/2021

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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 PlaquesJohn Nash - London, England, UK

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This plaque is located at 70 Great Russell Street in London and memorializes the architect of Buckingham Palace amongst many other London structures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 1/19/2012

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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 PlaquesRandolph Caldecott

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Victorian illustrator, most famously of children's books.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2007

last visited: 7/24/2016

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Blue PlaquesMonty Python - Neal's Yard, London, UK

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Monty Python (sometimes known as The Pythons) was a British surreal comedy group who created their influential Monty Python's Flying Circus, a British television comedy sketch show that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 4/27/2015

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Blue PlaquesBrian Epstein - Monmouth Street, London, UK

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A blue plaque for the "fifth" Beatle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 10/27/2014

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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 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 PlaquesGeorge du Maurier - Great Russell Street, London, UK

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George du Maurier was an artist and writer during the second half of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 7/24/2016

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