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Historic Sites

William Huskisson Blue Plaque - William Huskisson 1770-1830 statesman lived here
Virginia Woolf And Leonard Woolf Blue Plaque - In this house Leonard and Virginia Woolf lived 1915-1924 and founded the Hogarth Press in 1917
Max Beerbohm Blue Plaque - Sir Max Beerbohm 1872-1956 artist and writer born here
Bermondsey Abbey Blue Plaque - Bermondsey Abbey founded as a priory of the Order of Cluny stood here 1082-1538
Special Operations Executive Green Plaque - SOE 1940-1946  This was the HQ of the Special Operations Executive  A secret service which supported resistance in all enemy-occupied countries
Blue Plaque № 6064 - Site of the Blacksmiths' Hall 1668 - 1785
Richard Savage Blue Plaque - Richard Savage, Fourth Earl Rivers, governer of The Tower Of London 1660-1712 lived here
Robert Wigram Blue Plaque - Sir Robert Wigram, MP, 1744-1830 High Sheriff of Essex Merchant lived here
John Betjeman Blue Plaque - Sir John Betjeman  1906-1984  Poet Laureate lived here
Hattie Jacques Blue Plaque - Hattie Jacques  1924-1980  comedy actress  lived here  1945-1980
Mr Gray Blue Plaque - Mr Gray Artificial Teeth Maker traded here in 1817
Arthur Henderson Blue Plaque - Arthur Henderson 1863-1935 statesman lived here
John William Polidori Green Plaque - John William Polidori 1795-1821 poet and novelist, author of 'The Vampyre' born and died here
Geoffrey Jellicoe Blue Plaque - Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe   1900-1996  landscape architect  lived here  1935-1984
John Heartfield Blue Plaque - John Heartfield 1891-1968 master of photomontage lived here 1938-1943
Clara Butt Blue Plaque - Dame Clara Butt 1873-1936 singer lived here 1901-1929
White Plaque № 12137 - Hill Garden Shelter. This shelter was built by Lord Leverhulme as part of the Hill Garden and Pergola development (1905 - 25). It was used in conjunction with a tennis court which was located where the pond, built by the London County Council in 1963, now stands.
Leo Bonn Green Plaque - Leo Bonn 1830-1929  founded what is now the  Royal National Institute   for Deaf People in   this building   9th June 1911

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Trivia and Facts

The tallest building in London is The Shard London Bridge - 309m (1,016ft)

Wikipedia

London has four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site of the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, & St Margaret's Church; and an area of Greenwich home to the Royal Observatory

Wikipedia

There have been 76 Prime Ministers of the UK; the first in 1721

Gov.UK

Quotes

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain For promis'd joy

Robert Burns

The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world.

Oscar Wilde

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.

J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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