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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 PlaquesSir Anthony Hope Hawkins - Bedford Square, London, UK

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A blue plaque to the novelist Anthony Hope Hawkins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2011

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Blue PlaquesHerman Melville, Craven St, London, UK

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Herman Melville was an American writer, most famous for his novel Moby Dick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/23/2008

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Blue PlaquesScotland Yard - Whitehall Place, London, UK

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First headquarters of the Metropolitan police.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Blue PlaquesThomas Wakely & Thomas Hodgkin

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Two plaques on this building: Thomas Wakley, founder of the medical journal "The Lancet", Thomas Hodgkin, Campaigner, the man after whom Hodgkin's Lymohoma is named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2007

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Blue PlaquesLiberal Party Founded - King Street, London, UK

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This green City of Westminster plaque, to the fondation of the Liberal Party, is attached to a building on the south east side of King Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2014

last visited: never

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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 Premium Member Team Sieni

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 8/12/2011

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Blue PlaquesThomas Gainsborough - Pall Mall, London, UK

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This London County Council blue plaque to Thomas Gainsborough is mounted on a building on the south east side of Pall Mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRandolph Caldecott

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Victorian illustrator, most famously of children's books.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2007

last visited: 8/13/2011

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Blue PlaquesNell Gwynne - Pall Mall, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to Nell Gwynne, is fixed to a building on the south east side of Pall Mall in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesField-Marshal Earl Kitchener - Carlton Gardens, London, UK

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This blue plaque marks the residence where Earl Kitchener lived for two years in 1914-15.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Blue PlaquesElizabeth Jesser Reid - Bedford Square, London, UK

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Elizabeth Jesser Reid was the founder of the Bedford College for Women.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2011

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Blue PlaquesRam Mohun Roy - Bedford Square, London, UK

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A slightly battered blue plaque in Bedford Square, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2011

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Blue PlaquesCharles Laughton

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Charles Laughton. Stage and screen actor who became, in 1933, the first British actor to win an Academy award.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2007

last visited: 8/13/2011

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Blue PlaquesCoventry Patmore

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Victorian poet and contemporary of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning and Gerard Manly Hopkins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2007

last visited: 8/13/2011

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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: 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBeethoven's Ninth Symphony - Regent Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque is attached to a bank on the east side of Regent Street in London. It tells of the premiere of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Henry Irving - Grafton Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to Sir Henry Irving, is attached to a building on the south east side of Grafton Street at the junction with New Bond Street in central London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLord Eldon

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John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon was Lord Chancellor in the early 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2007

last visited: 10/30/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir Harry Ricardo

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Pioneer of the design of the internal combustion engine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2007

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Blue PlaquesFrederic Chopin - St James's Place, London, UK

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A blue plaque indicates the house where Chopin departed to give his last public performance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: never

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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 PlaquesDr Robert Willan - Bloomsbury Square, London, UK

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An LCC Blue Plaque to Dr Robert Willan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 10/24/2011

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