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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 Frederick William Shotton - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

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Blue PlaquesFrederick William Shotton - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A Blue Plaque for Frederick William Shotton the eminent geologist who was Professor of Geology at the University of Birmingham between 1949 and 1974 located by the main entrance to the Lapworth Museum of Geology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

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Blue PlaquesCharles Lapworth - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A Blue Plaque for Charles Lapworth the eminent geologist who was the First Professor of Geology at Mason College, which became the University of Birmingham in 1900, located by the main entrance to the Lapworth Museum of Geology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

Image for Sir Edward Elgar - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

NN62.1 km

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Blue PlaquesSir Edward Elgar - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A blue plaque for Sir Edward Elgar who was appointed the University of Bimringham's first professor of music in 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/25/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

Image for Sir Granville Bantock - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

NN62.1 km

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Blue PlaquesSir Granville Bantock - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A blue plaque for Sir Granville Bantock who was appointed the University of Birmingham's professor of music when Sir Edward Elgar reigned the post in 1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

Image for Sir Nikolaus Pevsner - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

NN62.3 km

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Blue PlaquesSir Nikolaus Pevsner - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A blue plaque for Sir Nikolaus Pevsner who was an architectual historian who spent 2 years on a fellowship at the University of Birmingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/14/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

Image for Louis MacNeice - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

NN62.3 km

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Blue PlaquesLouis MacNeice - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A blue plaque for Louis MacNeice who was a poet, author and playwright who was in Birmingham between 1930 to 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/14/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

Image for David Lodge - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

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Blue PlaquesDavid Lodge - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A Blue Plaque for David Lodge the author who taught at the University of Birmingham between 1960 and 1987 located outside the entrance to the Faculty of Arts building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/9/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

Image for Francois Lafitte - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

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Blue PlaquesFrancois Lafitte - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A blue plaque for Francois Lafitte who was Professor of social policy and administration at Birmingham University between 1958 to 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

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Blue PlaquesCentre for Contemporary Cultural Studies - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A blue plaque to mark the landmark founding of the Centre for Contmemporary Cultural Studies in 1964.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

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WW65.2 km

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Blue PlaquesKing Henry VIII Grammar School - Abergavenny, Wales.

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Blue plaque : marking historic site of King Henry VIII Grammar School. Originally St John's church now a Masonic lodge, Abergavenny, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/14/2012

last visited: 10/25/2012

Image for Roman Barracks - Abergavenny, Wales, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesRoman Barracks - Abergavenny, Wales, UK

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Historical marker marking the location of Roman barracks in Abergavenny, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2010

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJames Jones, hair bleacher, circa 1761

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Abergavenny was known for the manufacture of white periwigs. On this site lived James Jones, hair bleacher, circa 1761.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2007

last visited: 1/24/2010

Image for The Bull Inn - Nevill Street - Abergavenny, Wales.view gallery

WW65.2 km

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Blue PlaquesThe Bull Inn - Nevill Street - Abergavenny, Wales.

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The Bull Inn, Nevill Street: Nothing of the old building remains above ground. Its front was on Nevill Street, and the plaque is on the Post Office which has been built on the area where the rear of the premises stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/14/2012

last visited: 10/25/2012

Image for Kings Arms, Abergavenny, Walesview gallery

WW65.5 km

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Blue PlaquesKings Arms, Abergavenny, Wales

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The Kings Arms in Neville St, Abergavenny. One of the town's oldest inns.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2007

last visited: 1/24/2010

Image for John Freeth - St Martin's Walk, Birmingham, UKview gallery

NN65.7 km

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Blue PlaquesJohn Freeth - St Martin's Walk, Birmingham, UK

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This Birmingham Civic Trust indicates that the poet, John Freeth, the "Birmingham poet of Bell Street" lived from 1731 - 1808. The plaque is attached to a building on the east side of St Martin's Walk in the Bullring area of Birmingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/2/2018

last visited: 4/21/2019

Image for Robert William Dale - Carrs Lane, Birmingham, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesRobert William Dale - Carrs Lane, Birmingham, UK

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This Birmingham Civic Society blue plaque indicates that the minister and preacher, DR R W Dale, was minister here, at Carrs Lane church, from 1854 to 1895. The plaque is attached to the west face of Carrs Lane church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for Joseph Priestley - Moor Street Queensway, Birmingham, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesJoseph Priestley - Moor Street Queensway, Birmingham, UK

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This Birmingham Civic Society blue plaque indicates that Joseph Priestley, the discoverer of oxygen, "ministered to his congregation from 1780 to 1791". The plaque is attached to the south west face of St Michael's church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for Albert Ketelbey - Cornwall Street, Birmingham, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesAlbert Ketelbey - Cornwall Street, Birmingham, UK

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This Birmingham Civic Society blue plaques indicates that the composer and musician, Albert Ketelbey, was "a student at the Birmingham school of music". The plaque is attached to the south east face of the Mudland Institute in Cornwall Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/3/2018

last visited: never

Image for W H Adams & Son - Allesley Old Road, Coventry, UKview gallery

NENE67.6 km

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Blue PlaquesW H Adams & Son - Allesley Old Road, Coventry, UK

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A blue plaque on the front of Cambrian House, 164 Allesley Old Road, Chapelfields, Coventry,the last watchmaker of Coventry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2010

last visited: 1/18/2018

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NWNW67.8 km

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Blue PlaquesHospital building, Lower Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.

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Site of the Hospital of the Holy Trinity, the Virgin Mary and St.John the Baptist, founded 1220.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2018

last visited: never

Image for The Broad Gate, Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.view gallery

NWNW67.8 km

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Blue PlaquesThe Broad Gate, Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.

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Last of the Medieval Gates in the walls of Ludlow town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for 29 Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.view gallery

NWNW67.9 km

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Blue Plaques29 Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.

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The boyhood home of James Vashon who would become Admiral of the White.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2018

last visited: never

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NWNW67.9 km

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Blue Plaques19 Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.

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The town house of the father of Charles Wesley's wife.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2018

last visited: never

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NWNW67.9 km

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Blue Plaques18 Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.

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A C18th town house built for the Salwey family, prominent Parliamentarians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2018

last visited: never

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NWNW68.1 km

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Blue Plaques13 Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire.

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This early C17th house was the boyhood home to a prolific painter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2018

last visited: never

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