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Blue Plaques in London

Blue Plaque № 9668 - The Cock Tavern. Designed by Hill & Fletcher Architects and erected in 1880. The Coach house and stables were added in 1888. A tavern is first mentioned on this site in 1747
The Harrods Bombing, Philip Geddes, Kenneth Gerald Salvesen , And Jasmine Cochran Patrick Marble Pla - In fond memory of  Philip Geddes  Kenneth Gerald Salvesen  Jasmine Cochran Patrick  Innocent Victims  17th December 1983
Joseph Grimaldi Blue Plaque - Near here  at Fallow Corner  stood the home of  Joseph Grimaldi  actor and famous  clown  (1779-1837)
Michael Caine Blue Plaque - Sir Michael Caine 1933-    Film legend    Born in St Olave's hospital, Rotherhithe
Klemens Von Metternich Blue Plaque - Prince Metternich 1773-1859 Austrian statesman lived here in 1848
William Bligh Blue Plaque - William Bligh 1754-1817 Commander of the "Bounty" lived here
George Odger Blue Plaque - George Odger 1820-1877 Labour leader lived and died here
H. G. Wells Brown Plaque - H. G. Wells  author  1866-1946  lived  and worked here  1930-1936
City Pesthouse, Islington Green Plaque - City Pesthouse Built here in open fields 1593 Used during the Great Plague 1665 Demolished 1736
Geoffrey Chaucer, John Of Valois, John Of Gaunt, And Edward Of Woodstock Grey Plaque - Here John of Valois King of France when brought to England as a captive by the Black Prince after the Battle of Poitiers, was entertained as a prisoner of war, and died on April 8th 1364. Also in the Palace of The Savoy, Geoffrey Chaucer first great English poet, came to dine many times with John of Gaunt, and here wrote many of his poems
Henry Clark Blue Plaque - Triangle House. This building was the first shop in Whyteleafe. Originally Henry Clark, butcher. Trading began here in 1866
Northumberland House, Hugh Percy, And Elizabeth Percy Blue Plaque - Site of  Northumberland  House
Wynkyn De Worde Black Plaque - Wynkyn de Worde father of Fleet Street first set up his press by Shoe Lane near this hall circa 1500
Stone Plaque № 42501 - During the Great War, 1914 - 18 this building was occupied by the Swedish war hospital for British wounded.
John Snow Blue Plaque - Dr John Snow 1813-1858 pioneer anaesthetist and epidemiologist lived in a house on this site
Brushed Metal Plaque № 9171 - Here many Belgians volunteered during World War II to fight with their allies on land at sea and in the air to liberate their country. Those who gave their lives in the cause of freedom shall not be forgotten.
Blue Plaque № 1312 - By virtue  of its historic interest  this pub merits  the title a  Taylor Walker  Heritage  Inn  Crown &   Greyhound
Giles Gilbert Scott Blue Plaque - Sir Giles Gilbert Scott 1880-1960 architect designed this house and lived here 1926-1960

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London Trivia & Facts

London is the most populous city in the European Union with a population of 8,787,892 as of June 2017

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The first Chinese restaurant in London opened in 1907

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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

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Quotes About London & Life

I've been walking about London for the last thirty years, and I find something fresh in it every day.

Sir Walter Besant

You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.

Samuel Johnson

London clubland divides itself between the St James's refuge for toffs, and the Conquest of Cool, for the arts and media.

Peter York

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