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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 PlaquesDr John Venn FRSA - Hull, UK

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This oval yellow plaque is one of a series that was erected in Hull on the occasion of the centenary of the Lord Mayor in 2015.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/28/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe River Hull - Hull, UK

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This blue plaque is on the side of the River Hull Tidal Surge Barrier and has information about the River Hull.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Alfred James Newton - Hull, UK

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This blue plaque is on the site of Newton Bros, a company founded by Sir Alfred James Newton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSpiders From Mars, Hull Paragon Station, Hull. UK

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Blue Plaque for Spiders from Mars, David Bowie's backing group in the early 1970's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2018

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCoastguard Station - Barton-On-Humber, UK

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This blue plaque is on the wall of a former coast guard station on the Humber Estuary, a busy shipping lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHilda Margaret Lyon - Market Weighton , UK

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This blue plaque on the wall of what is now a McColls grocery store celebrates Hilda Margaret Lyon, aeronautical engineer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/7/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Robert Mortimer, Driffield, Yorkshire, UK

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John Robert Mortimer (1825-1911) was a nineteenth-century pioneer of modern British archaeology. This plaque, on the museum that he founded, was placed on the 100th anniversary of his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2011

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Bowman's Hotel - Howden, UK

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This blue plaque has some history of the pub to which it is attached.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/24/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesYves Mahe - Coney Street, York, UK

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This City of York blue plaque indicates that the Free French fighter pilot, Yves Mahe, "helped to save York from Luftwaffe bombers" in 1941. The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Coney Street opposite St Martin's church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2017

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Snow - North Street, York, UK

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This plaque is on the north west end of a hotel (Currently Park Inn). The hotel is located betwnn the River Ouse and North Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMiles Coverdale - Minster Yard, York, UK

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This York Civic Trust brown plaque tells of the work done by Miles Coverdale and how the building, to which the plaque is attached, housed the York Minster Library. The building is located on the south side of York Minster in Minster Yard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Blue PlaquesGuy Fawkes

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Guy Fawkes lived here and his name lives on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ragged Robin

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/7/2014

last visited: 9/12/2019

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Blue PlaquesJohn Shannon CBE - Blake Street, York, UK

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This plaque, to John Shannon, is on the south west side of Blake Street in York. The plaque was placed in 2012.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: never

Image for George Walker Milburn - St Leonard's Place, York, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesGeorge Walker Milburn - St Leonard's Place, York, UK

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This York Civic Trus blue plaque indicates that the sculptor and carver, George Walker Milburn, "worked from these premises between 1885 and 1941". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of St Leonard's Place near Bootham Bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2017

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Blue PlaquesYork Railway Station - Station Road, York, UK

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This blue plaque, inside York railway station, gives information about the station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2014

last visited: 9/9/2021

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NWNW55.4 km

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Blue PlaquesGreat North Eastern Railway - Station Road, York, UK

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This blue plaque is to denote an award made by the National Railway Heritage Awards to the Great North Eastern Railway Limited in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJoseph Rowntree - Bootham, York, UK

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This plaque is attached to a house on the north east side of Bootham and tells of Joseph Rowntree that used to live here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSylvanus Phillips Thompson, at Bootham School – York, UK

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Sylvanus Phillips Thompson (1851 - 1916) was a York born Professor of Physics, who attended Bootham School, and then started his teaching career there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2011

last visited: 3/9/2013

Image for John Phillips - Museum Gardens, Marygate, York, UKview gallery

NWNW55.4 km

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Blue PlaquesJohn Phillips - Museum Gardens, Marygate, York, UK

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This York Civic Trust, in collaboration with York Museums Trust, blue plaque indicates that the geologist, John Phillips, "lived here between 1839 and 1853". The plaque is attached to St Mary's Lodge that sits between Museum Gardens and Marygate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/20/2017

last visited: never

Image for York Zero Post, York Railway Sation, York, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesYork Zero Post, York Railway Sation, York, UK

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York Zero Post. The centre of York station was the Zero Point for the measurement of ten of the North Eastern Railway's lines, including those to Beverley, Harrogate, Newcastle, Normanton and Scarborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Blue PlaquesT E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) - Steep Hill, Lincoln, UK

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This City of Lincoln green plaque is attached to a building on the west side of Steep Hill. The plaque indicates that T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) lodged on this site in 1925 whilst at RAF Cranwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRailway Station, Scarborough, Yorks, UK

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A plaque celebrating the opening of the York to Scarborough railway line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAnne Bronte, Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, Yorks, UK

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A plaque commemorating the death of Anne Bronte at a house on the site of the Grand Hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, Yorks, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesGrand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, Yorks, UK

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A plaque celebrating the Grand Hotel, once Europe’s largest hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for RAF Training School, Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, Yorks, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesRAF Training School, Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, Yorks, UK

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A blue plaque dedicated to the memory of the RAF trainees who passed through the Grand Hotel during World War 2.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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