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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 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: 1/12/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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 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: never

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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

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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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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

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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: never

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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: never

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Blue PlaquesJames HARRINGTON - Author 1614-1621

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A plaque on the wall of the Manor House in the Village of Milton Malsor , Northants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/1/2009

last visited: 12/24/2010

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Blue PlaquesYoung Men's Evening Institute - 1903, Towcester, Northamptonshire

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One of a number of green plaques placed around Towcester for its Millennium Project. This one marks The Studio on the corner of Brackley Road and Park Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/24/2010

last visited: 9/19/2010

Image for John Jenkinson Bank 1781 - Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesJohn Jenkinson Bank 1781 - Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK

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This 'blue plaque' is a green one and is located on what is now the HSBC bank in Towcester town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/1/2008

last visited: 10/8/2010

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Blue PlaquesRoman Wall - Meeting Lane, Towcester, Northants.

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One of a number of green plaques placed around Towcester for its Millennium Project. This one marks the place where a section of the Roman Town Wall was found.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2011

last visited: never

Image for National School 1851 - 1929 - Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

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Blue PlaquesNational School 1851 - 1929 - Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK

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This 'blue plaque' is a green one and is in the historic town of Towcester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/1/2008

last visited: 7/4/2011

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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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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: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Royal Three Tuns Hotel

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The Royal Three Tuns Hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Deadjesters

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/26/2010

last visited: never

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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: never

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Blue PlaquesCaptain G T Smith-Clarke birthplace

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Birthplace of Captain George Thomas Smith-Clarke

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesStanley Baldwin born here

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Birthplace of Stanley Baldwin, in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Clear Water Tank - Sywell Reservoir, Northamptonshire, UK

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A Blue Plaque on the Waterworks Heritage Trail in Sywell Country Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2008

last visited: never

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