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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 Ada Lovelace - Kirkby Hall, Mallory Park - Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesAda Lovelace - Kirkby Hall, Mallory Park - Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire

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Considered to be one of the first computer programmers following her work with Charles Babbage's Difference Engine, Kirkby Hall was the childhood home of Ada Lovelace, Daughter of famed poet Lord Byron.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/17/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Church of St. Margaret of Antioch - Stoke Golding, Leicestershire

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A Blue Plaque outside St Margaret of Antioch church, Stoke Golding

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFreemasons, Coalville - Coalville, Leicestershire

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A blue plaque on the front of Freemasons Hall, Park Road, Coalville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/16/2017

last visited: never

Image for Rothley Heritage Station - Rothley, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesRothley Heritage Station - Rothley, Leicestershire

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A National Express East Coast Volunteers Award presented to the Great Central Railway heritage line for Rothley Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/11/2018

last visited: never

Image for Old Bakery - Gracedieu Rd - Thringstone, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesOld Bakery - Gracedieu Rd - Thringstone, Leicestershire

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A blue plaque on a former bakery in Thringstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2017

last visited: 10/12/2017

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Blue PlaquesThe Old Forge - The Green - Thringstone, Leicestershire

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Blue plaque on the Old Forge, The Green, Thringstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2017

last visited: 10/12/2017

Image for Charles Booth - Thringstone Community Centre - Thringstone, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesCharles Booth - Thringstone Community Centre - Thringstone, Leicestershire

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Green plaque dedicated to Charles Booth. Thringstone House Community Centre is reputed to be the first Community Centre in the country. Bequeathed by Charles and Mary Booth in 1903 to the people of Thringstone and surrounding villages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2017

last visited: 10/12/2017

Image for Former Wesleyan Chapel - Chapel Fitness Centre - Thringstone, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesFormer Wesleyan Chapel - Chapel Fitness Centre - Thringstone, Leicestershire

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A blue plaque on the front of the former Wesleyan Chapel on Main Street, Thringstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/7/2017

last visited: 10/12/2017

Image for Bauble Yard - Main Street - Thringstone, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesBauble Yard - Main Street - Thringstone, Leicestershire

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Thringstone was once the centre of an industry unique to this part of Leicestershire, and which still leaves its mark in the name of 'Bauble Yard'. Bauble was the local term for a variety of alabaster ornaments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2017

last visited: 10/12/2017

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Blue PlaquesJohn Heathcoat - 38 Leicester Rd - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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John Heathcoat, inventor of the bobbinet machine, owned this house at the time of the 1816 Luddite attack on his factory in Loughborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

Image for John Heathcoat lace factory - Market Street - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesJohn Heathcoat lace factory - Market Street - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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The building that is Iceland stands on the very spot where Heathcoat's lacemaking factory was in 1816 on Market Street (then Mill Street), Loughborough. It is marked by a green plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2020

last visited: never

Image for Ladybird Books - Angel Yard - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesLadybird Books - Angel Yard - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A green plaque was erected on 31st July 2015 to celebrate one hundred years of ladybird books in Loughborough in 1915

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Freemasons Loughborough - Carillon Halls, Ashby Square - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE20.8 km

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Blue PlaquesFreemasons Loughborough - Carillon Halls, Ashby Square - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A Blue Plaque on the Masonic Hall on Ashby Square, Loughborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/27/2019

last visited: never

Image for John Taylor Bellfoundry - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesJohn Taylor Bellfoundry - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A green plaque on the John Taylor Bellfoundry, Loughborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Thomas Cook Railway Excursion, Loughborough, Leicestershire. UKview gallery

NENE21.9 km

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Blue PlaquesThomas Cook Railway Excursion, Loughborough, Leicestershire. UK

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Plaque erected to mark the First Railway Excursion by Thomas Cook

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/4/2017

last visited: 7/15/2017

Image for Thomas Cook - Loughborough Train Station - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesThomas Cook - Loughborough Train Station - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A white plaque on the front of Loughborough Train Station, celebrating 150 years of Thomas Cook Travel 1841-1991.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/15/2017

last visited: never

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

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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 Rotherham & Sons Watchmakers - Coventry, UKview gallery

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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 Tazio Nuvolari - Donington Race Track - Donington Park, Leicestershireview gallery

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Blue PlaquesTazio Nuvolari - Donington Race Track - Donington Park, Leicestershire

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A blue plaque on the administration building at Donington Park Race Track, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the 1938 Grand Prix held here and won by Tazio Nuvolari.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2018

last visited: never

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

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

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

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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

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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

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Blue PlaquesJohn Bley Free School - School Green - East Leake, Nottinghamshire

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The John Bley Free School stood on the site of the Brookside Primary School from 1724 - 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: never

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