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Blue Plaques
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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.

Note: Please see additional updates below for some minor adjustment to the Requirements for this Category made on 12/27/2008.
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Image for Marie Corelli. Mason Croft, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshireview gallery

SWSW10.1 km

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Blue PlaquesMarie Corelli. Mason Croft, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Blue Plaque for British novelist Marie Corelli (1 May 1855 – 21 April 1924).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: 5/28/2016

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

NN17.2 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

Image for Rotherham & Sons Watchmakers - Coventry, UKview gallery

NN17.7 km

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Blue PlaquesRotherham & Sons Watchmakers - Coventry, UK

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Rotheram & Sons, the famous watch and clock makers date back to 1750. This is the site of their offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2008

last visited: 1/5/2014

Image for John Hewitt - Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry, UKview gallery

NENE17.9 km

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Blue PlaquesJohn Hewitt - Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry, UK

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John Hewitt, a renowned poet from Belfast, was Art Director of the Herbert Art Gallery from 1957-1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 6/5/2014

Image for Richard Lindon - Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.view gallery

NENE26.9 km

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Blue PlaquesRichard Lindon - Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.

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Richard Lindon was the inventor of the inflatable football bladder, and had his workshop here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: never

Image for Laurence Sheryff, Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.view gallery

NENE26.9 km

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Blue PlaquesLaurence Sheryff, Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.

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Laurence Sheryff was a local boy who became a well respected grocer in London and rose to the rank of 'gentleman'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: never

Image for Blue Plaque, Rugby School Gateway, Rugby, Warwickshire.view gallery

NENE26.9 km

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Blue PlaquesBlue Plaque, Rugby School Gateway, Rugby, Warwickshire.

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Two Blue Plaques commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the founding of Rugby School and the Queen's Visit to open the memorial gateway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: never

Image for Richard Henry Wood, Little Church Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.view gallery

NENE26.9 km

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Blue PlaquesRichard Henry Wood, Little Church Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.

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Richard Henry Wood and his wife were co-founders of St.Cross Hospital just to the south of Rugby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: never

Image for Herbert Austin, 1866-1941, Northfield, Birmingham, Englandview gallery

NWNW29 km

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Blue PlaquesHerbert Austin, 1866-1941, Northfield, Birmingham, England

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Dedicated to Herbert Austin, founder of the Austin Motor Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2015

last visited: never

Image for Blue Plaque, Porch of St Peter's Church & Bengeworth Manorview gallery

SWSW29.1 km

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Blue PlaquesBlue Plaque, Porch of St Peter's Church & Bengeworth Manor

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Church Street in Evesham no longer contains a church. However it does contain the porch of St Peter's Church which is now celebrated with this blue plaque. Opposite the porch is the 1,000 year old Bengeworth Manor, dating back to King Canute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Stretchy123

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: never

Image for Blue Plaque, Dresden Houseview gallery

SWSW29.3 km

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Blue PlaquesBlue Plaque, Dresden House

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Dresden House was built in 1692 by Robert Cookes. His son in law, Dr W. M. Baylies became physician to Frederick the Great of Prussia. These days, Dresden House is used as an Indian restaurant, with offices above.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Stretchy123

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/16/2011

last visited: never

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SWSW29.5 km

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Blue PlaquesBlue Plaque - The Round House

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Off Market Square in Evesham is the 15th century half timbered Round House (formerly Booth Hall), and now a bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Stretchy123

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 8/21/2016

Image for Abbey Gate - Vine Street - Evesham, Worcestershireview gallery

SWSW29.6 km

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Blue PlaquesAbbey Gate - Vine Street - Evesham, Worcestershire

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A blue plaque marking the site of the Grand Gatehouse to Evesham Abbey, incorporated into these buildings on Merstow Green, Evesham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2018

last visited: never

Image for Blue plaque, 16th Century Grammar School Porchview gallery

SWSW29.6 km

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Blue PlaquesBlue plaque, 16th Century Grammar School Porch

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On the north side of Merstow Green is Evesham Working Mens Club. This building has an unusual 16th century porch, which used to be part of a school and now has a blue plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Stretchy123

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: 11/3/2018

Image for The Bell Inn, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, Englandview gallery

SS30.4 km

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Blue PlaquesThe Bell Inn, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, England

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The Bell Inn, High Street, Moreton in Marsh

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2018

last visited: never

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

NWNW30.7 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 Felicia Hemans, High Street, Davetry, Northants.view gallery

EE30.7 km

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Blue PlaquesFelicia Hemans, High Street, Davetry, Northants.

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A plaque, it's slate with blue wording, above a pet shop in Daventry's High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2011

last visited: 3/6/2015

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

NWNW30.9 km

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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 Robert William Dale - Carrs Lane, Birmingham, UKview gallery

NWNW30.9 km

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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 Albert Ketelbey - Cornwall Street, Birmingham, UKview gallery

NWNW31.5 km

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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 Captain John Adams, St John the Baptist, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, Englandview gallery

WW31.9 km

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Blue PlaquesCaptain John Adams, St John the Baptist, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England

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Captain John Adams, St John the Baptist, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/7/2018

last visited: never

Image for The Croft, Ludlow, Shropshire, Englandview gallery

WW33.3 km

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Blue PlaquesThe Croft, Ludlow, Shropshire, England

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The Croft, an 18th century house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/26/2017

last visited: never

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SWSW35.4 km

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Blue PlaquesDiana Princess Of Wales

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Diana Princess of Wales Rose Garden

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Deadjesters

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/8/2010

last visited: 8/19/2011

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SWSW35.6 km

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Blue PlaquesWilliam T Chapman

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Chapman Court William T Chapman

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Deadjesters

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/8/2010

last visited: 8/9/2015

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SWSW35.6 km

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Blue PlaquesCrew of Wellington Bomber X3704

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In Memory of Wellington Bober Crew

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Deadjesters

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2010

last visited: 8/9/2015

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