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122 Leadenhall Street (My Sight)
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1837 (Restaurent)
1880 and Peridot (Restaurent)
19 Princelet Street - Museum of Immigration - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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20 Fenchurch Street (My Sight)
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23 John Street (My Sight)
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7-7 Memorial (My Sight)
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Aaura (Restaurent)
Abbas, Ali Mohammed ( 1922 - 1979 ) (Plaque)
Barrister and one of the founders of Pakistan. Lived here between 1945 and 1979.
Abbey Wood (Major bus stop)
Acton (Major bus stop)
Acton (Tube/DLR station)
Acton Central (Tube/DLR station)
Acton Main Line (Major bus stop)
Acton Town (Tube/DLR station)
Actors Memorial (My Sight)
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Adam Street and John Adam Street (My Sight)
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ADAM, Robert (1728-1792) (Plaque)
Architect;
Adams, Henry Brooks ( 1838 - 1918 ) (Plaque)
American historian
Adams, John - American President (Plaque)
Adams and hus wife Abigail live at 9 Grosvenor Square in 1780.
Adams-Acton, John ( 1830 - 1910 ) (Plaque)
British sculptor
Addington Village (Major bus stop)
ADELPHI TERRACE (Plaque)
built by the brothers ADAM in 1768-1774.This building stands on the site of Adelphi Terrace built by the brothers ADAM in 1768-1774.
Admiralty Arch (My Sight)
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Alanbrooke, Field Marshal Viscount (My Sight)
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Alaxandra Railway Bridge (Cannon Street) (My Sight)
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Alban Gate (My Sight)
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Albany Street (My Sight)
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Albany Terrace (My Sight)
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Albany, The (My Sight)
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Albert Bridge (My Sight)
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Albert Embankment (My Sight)
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Albert Hall (My Sight)
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Albert Hall (My Sight)
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Albert Memorial (My Sight)
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Albert, Prince (My Sight)
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Albert, Prince (My Sight)
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Albian Mills - Site of (William Blake) (Notorious)
This is the site of Albian Mills, which William Blake so hated, that it inspired him to write his most famous poem about Englans dark satanic mills.
Albion Tin Works (My Sight)
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Aldermanberry Square (My Sight)
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Aldgate (Major bus stop)
Aldgate (Tube/DLR station)
Aldgate East (Major bus stop)
Aldgate East (Tube/DLR station)
Aldgate Wine Bar (Pub)
Aldwych (Major bus stop)
Aldwych - Bomb (Notorious)
On the 18 Feb 1996 an IRA bomb exploded prematurely killing it carrier and 4 other people.
ALEXANDER, Sir George (1858-1918), (Plaque)
Actor-Manager, lived here.
Alfred Place (My Sight)
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Alfred Place 1 (My Sight)
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Alistair Little's (Restaurent)
All Bar One (Pub)
All Hallows by the Tower (My Sight)
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All Hallows London Wall (My Sight)
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All Saints (Tube/DLR station)
All Souls Langham Place (My Sight)
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ALLENBY, Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman, Viscount (1861-1936), (Plaque)
Lived here 1928-1936.
Alleyn, Edward ( 1566 - 1626 ) - Fortune Theatre (Plaque)
Edward Alleyn was one of the most famous actors in Elizabethan England. In 1594 he belonged to the Lord Chamberlains Men, who also included the Richard Burbage and William Shakespeare. Later Alleyn headed a troupe of actors called Lord Stranges Men.
ALMA-TADEMA, Sir Laurance, OM (1836-1912), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here 1886-1912.
Alperton (Major bus stop)
Alperton (Tube/DLR station)
Ambrose, Bert (c. 1896 – 1971) (Plaque)
Dance band legend
America - Treaty of Independance (Notorious)
The treaty of American Independance was drafted at Lived at 9 Fitzmaurice Place.
Amersham (Tube/DLR station)
Ampton Street (My Sight)
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Anchor & Hope (Restaurent)
Anchor Brewhouse (My Sight)
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AnchorTap (Pub)
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett ( 1836 - 1917 ) (Plaque)
First woman registered as a doctor and surgeon in the UK and first woman mayor in England
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett ( 1836 - 1917 ) (Plaque)
First woman registered as a doctor and surgeon in the UK and first woman mayor in England
Angel (Major bus stop)
Angel (Tube/DLR station)
Angel and Crown (Pub)
Angel St Giles (Pub)
Angel, The (Pub)
Ann, Queen (My Sight)
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Apothecaries Hall (My Sight)
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Apsley House (Museum)
arbutus (Restaurent)
Arcade, The - Albemarle St (My Sight)
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Archipelago (Restaurent)
Archway (Major bus stop)
Archway (Tube/DLR station)
Argyll Arms (Pub)
ARKWRIGHT, Sir Richard (1732-1792), (Plaque)
Industrialist and Inventor, lived here.
Arlington House (My Sight)
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Armoury House (My Sight)
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ARNE, Thomas (1710-1778), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here.
ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), (Plaque)
Poet and Critic, lived here.
ARNOLD, Sir Edwin (1832-1904), (Plaque)
Poet and Journalist, lived and died here.
Arnos Grove (Major bus stop)
Arnos Grove (Tube/DLR station)
Around Bond Street (My Sight)
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Arsenal (Tube/DLR station)
Arthur Middleton (My Sight)
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ASHFIELD, Albert Henry Stanley, Lord Ashfield (1874-1948), (Plaque)
First Chairman of London Transport, lived here.
Asia De Cuba (Restaurent)
Aspley House (My Sight)
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ASQUITH, Herbert Henry, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Assaggi (Restaurent)
ASTAFIEVA, Princess Seraphine (1876-1934), (Plaque)
Ballet dancer, lived and taught here.
Astor, Nancy (My Sight)
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ASTOR, Nancy (1879-1964), (Plaque)
First woman to sit in Parliament, lived here.
Attack on the Cabinet - Terrorists (Notorious)
On the 7 February 1991, the IRA launched a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street, during the weekly Cabinet Meeting. No one was hurt. The mortars were launched from the cournet of Hourse Guards Avenue, next to Banqueting House.
ATTLEE, Richard Clement (1883-1976), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here.
Aubergine (Restaurent)
Austin Friars Square (My Sight)
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Austin-Friars (My Sight)
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AVEBURY, Baron, Sir John Lubbock (1834-1913), (Plaque)
Scientist, born here.
Avenue, The (Restaurent)
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BADEN-POWELL, Robert (1857-1941), (Plaque)
Chief Scout of the World, lived here.
BAGEHOT, Walter (1826-1877), (Plaque)
Writer, Banker and Economist, lived here.
BAGNOLD, Enid (1889-1981), (Plaque)
Novelist and Playwright, lived here.
BAILLIE, Joanna. (Plaque)
Poet and Dramatist, born 1762, died 1851, lived in this house for nearly fifty years.
Baird, John Logie (My Sight)
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BAIRD, John Logie (1888-1946), (Plaque)
Inventor. First demonstrated television in this house in 1926.
BAIRD, John Logie (1888-1946), (Plaque)
Inventor. Television Pioneer, lived here.
BAIRNSFATHER, Bruce (1888-1959), (Plaque)
Cartoonist, lived here.
Baker Street (Major bus stop)
Baker Street (Tube/DLR station)
BALDWIN, Stanley (1867-1947), (Plaque)
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, Prime Minister, lived here.
Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Baldwin was prime minister three times, in between the World Wars. He dealt with labor unrest and a general strike in 1926, passing the Trade Disputes Act of (1927). He passed legislation ensuring complete adult suffrage in 1928 and dealt with the crisis
Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Baldwin was prime minister three times, in between the World Wars. He dealt with labor unrest and a general strike in 1926, passing the Trade Disputes Act of (1927). He passed legislation ensuring complete adult suffrage in 1928 and dealt with the crisis
BALFE, Michael William (1808-1870), (Plaque)
Musical Composer, lived here.
Balfour - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Lived at 4 Carlton Gardens.
Balham (Major bus stop)
Balham (Tube/DLR station)
Bali Bomb Memorial (My Sight)
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BALLANTYNE, R.M. (1825-1894), (Plaque)
Author of books for boys, lived here.
Ballast Quay (My Sight)
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Balls Brothers (Pub)
Baltic Exchange - Bomb (Notorious)
On the 10 April 1992 an IRA bomb killed 3 people and severely damaged the building
Bangers Too (Pub)
Bank (My Sight)
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Bank (Major bus stop)
Bank (Tube/DLR station)
BANKS, Sir Joseph (1743-1820), (Plaque)
President of the Royal Society, scientist
Bankside 1 (My Sight)
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Bankside 1 (My Sight)
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Bankside 27 (My Sight)
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Bankside 49 (My Sight)
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Bankside Lofts (My Sight)
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Banqueting House (My Sight)
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Barbican (Major bus stop)
Barbican (Tube/DLR station)
BARING, Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841-1917), (Plaque)
Colonial Administrator, lived and died here.
Barking (Tube/DLR station)
Barkingside (Tube/DLR station)
Barley Mow (Pub)
BARLOW, William Henry (1812-1902), (Plaque)
Engineer, lived and died here.
BARNARDO, Dr Thomas John (1845-1905), (Plaque)
Began his work for children in a building on this site in 1866.
Barnards Inn (My Sight)
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Barnes (Major bus stop)
BARNETT Samuel (1844-1913) (Plaque)
Social Reformer, lived here
BARNETT, Dame Henrietta (1851-1936), (Plaque)
Founder of Hampstead Garden Suburb; and Canon .
Barons Court (Tube/DLR station)
BARRIE, Sir James (1860-1937), (Plaque)
Dramatist; and other eminent artists and writers lived here.
BARRIE, Sir James (1860-1937), (Plaque)
Novelist and Dramatist, lived here.
Barrons Place (My Sight)
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Barrons Place 6 (My Sight)
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Barry, Sir Charles (Notorious)
Architect of the Houses of Parliament lived at 32 Great George Street between 1859 and 1870. Nothing remains.
BARRY, Sir Charles (1795-1860), (Plaque)
Architect, lived and died here.
Bartle Frere, General Henry Edward (My Sight)
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Bartman, Alderman William (My Sight)
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BARTÓK, Béla (1881-1945), (Plaque)
Hungarian Composer, stayed here when performing in London.
BASEVI, George (1794-1845), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
Basin South (My Sight)
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BATEMAN, H.M. (1887-1970), (Plaque)
Cartoonist, lived here 1910-1914.
Bath House (Pub)
Battersea Park (Major bus stop)
Battle of Britain Memorial (My Sight)
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BAX, Sir Arnold (1883-1953), (Plaque)
Composer, was born here.
BAYLIS, Lilian (1874-1937), (Plaque)
Manager of the Old Vic and Sadlers Wells Theatres, lived and died here.
Bayswater (Major bus stop)
Bayswater (Tube/DLR station)
Bazalgette, Sir Joseph (My Sight)
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Bazalgette, Sir Joseph (My Sight)
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BAZALGETTE, Sir Joseph William (1819-1891), (Plaque)
Civil Engineer, lived here.
BEARD, John (1717-1791) (Plaque)
Singer
BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-1898), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here.
Beatles (Notorious)
Muscians. Abbey Road Studio
Beatles (Notorious)
Muscians.The site of Apple Corp. Oh the roof they gave there last performance.
Beatty, Admiral David, Earl (My Sight)
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BEATTY, David, Earl OM (1871-1936) (Plaque)
Admirals lived here.
Beauclerk, Topham and Lady Diana (My Sight)
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BEAUFORT, Sir Francis (1774-1857), (Plaque)
Admiral and Hydrographer, lived here.
Beckton (Major bus stop)
Beckton (Tube/DLR station)
Beckton Park (Tube/DLR station)
Becontree (Tube/DLR station)
Bedford Square (My Sight)
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Bedford Square 43-45 (My Sight)
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BEECHAM, Sir Thomas, CH (1879-1961), (Plaque)
Conductor and Impresario, lived here.
BEERBOHM, Sir Max (1872-1956), (Plaque)
Artist and Writer, born here.
Beijing Tong Ren Tang (Shop)
Belfast, HMS (My Sight)
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Belgiums Gratitude for British Aid in 1914-1918 (My Sight)
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Belgrave Square (My Sight)
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Belgrave Square 27 - Seaford House (My Sight)
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Belgrave Villa - Belgrave Square 49 (My Sight)
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Belgravia (My Sight)
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BELLO, Andres (1781-1865), (Plaque)
Poet, Jurist, Philologist and Venezuelan Patriot, lived here in 1810.
BELLOC, Hilaire (1870-1953), (Plaque)
Poet, Essayist and Historian, lived here 1900-1905.
Belsize Park (Major bus stop)
Belsize Park (Tube/DLR station)
BEN-GURION, David (1886-1973), (Plaque)
First Prime Minister of Israel, lived here.
Benares (Restaurent)
BENEDICT, Sir Julius (1804-1885), (Plaque)
Musical Composer, lived and died here.
BENES, Dr Edward (1884-1948), (Plaque)
President of Czechoslovakia, lived here.
BENNETT, Arnold (1867-1931), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
BENNETT, Sir William Sterndale (1816-1875), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here.
BENSON, E.F. (1867-1940), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here.
BENTHAM, George (1800-1884), (Plaque)
Botanist, lived here.
Bentinck Street Church (My Sight)
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BENTLEY, John Francis (1839-1902), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
Beresford, Jack (1899 – 1977) Olympic rowing champion (Plaque)
In 1920 Beresford made his mark internationally by winning the silver medal at the Olympics Games in Antwerp. He returned to the Olympics in 1924, winning his first gold medal, and in the same year won the Philadelphia Gold Cup for the world amateur title
Berkeley Square (My Sight)
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BERLIOZ, Hector (1803-1869), (Plaque)
Composer, stayed here in 1851.
Bermondsey (Tube/DLR station)
Bermondsey Wall (My Sight)
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BERNAL, John Desmond (1901-1971), (Plaque)
Crystallographer, lived and died here.
Berwick Street (Shop)
BESANT, Annie (1847-1933), (Plaque)
Social Reformer, lived here in 1874.
Besant, Sir Walter (My Sight)
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BESANT, Sir Walter (1836-1901), (Plaque)
Novelist and Antiquary, lived and died here.
Bestall, Alfred (1892-1986) (Plaque)
Best known as artist and writer of Rupert Bear stories
Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Imperial War Museum (Notorious)
The site of the infamous lunatic asylum from 1815 to 1930. The criminally insane moved to Broadmoor Prison in 1846.
Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Liverpool Street Station (Notorious)
The site of the infamous lunatic asylum from 1329 to 1674.
Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Moorfields (Notorious)
The site of the infamous lunatic asylum from 1674to 1815.
Bethnal Green (Major bus stop)
Bethnal Green (Tube/DLR station)
Betjeman, Sir John (Plaque)
Poet, writer, and broadcaster, Sir John Betjeman (1906 – 1984)
BEVAN, Robert Polhill (1865-1925), (Plaque)
Camden Town Group Painter, lived here 1900-1925.
Beven Boy Memorial (My Sight)
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BEVIN, Ernest (1881-1951), (Plaque)
Trade Union Leader and Statesman, lived here in Flat No. 8 1931-1951.
Bibendum (Restaurent)
Bickley Arms (Pub)
Bill Bentleys (Pub)
Bishop's Finger (Pub)
Bishops Square (My Sight)
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Bishopsgate - Bomb (Notorious)
On the 24 April 1992 an IRA bomb exploded at the corner of Bishopsgate and Wormwwod St. The toll was 1 dead 50 injured and over £ 1 billion in damage.
Bishopsgate 201 - Broadgate Tower (My Sight)
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Bishopsgate Church Yard (My Sight)
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Black Horse Road (Tube/DLR station)
Blackfriar (Pub)
Blackfriars (Major bus stop)
Blackfriars (Tube/DLR station)
Blackfriars Bridge (My Sight)
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Blackfriars Railway Bridge (St Pauls Bridge) (My Sight)
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Blackheath (Major bus stop)
Blackhorse Road (Tube/DLR station)
Blackie, Dr Margery (1898-1981) (Plaque)
Homoeopathic pioneer
Blackwall (Tube/DLR station)
Blackwall & All Saints (Major bus stop)
Blackwalls (Shop)
BLAKE, William (1757-1827) (Plaque)
Poet and Artist, stayed here.
Blake, William - Grave (My Sight)
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Bleeding Heart (Pub)
BLIGH, William (1754-1817), (Plaque)
Navigator, Commander of the Bounty, lived here.
BLISS, Sir Arthur (1891-1975), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here 1929-1939.
Blomfield Street (My Sight)
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Bloomsbury (My Sight)
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Bloomsbury Square (My Sight)
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Blue Lagoon (Pub)
Blue Post (Pub)
Blue Post (Pub)
BLUMLEIN, Alan Dower (1903-1942), (Plaque)
Electronics Engineer and Inventor, lived here.
BLYTON, Enid (1897-1968), (Plaque)
Childrens Writer, lived here 1920-1924.
Boarders (Shop)
Bobk market (My Sight)
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BODLEY, George Frederick(1827-1907), (Plaque)
Gothic Architect lived here 1862 - 1873
BOLIVAR, Simon (1783-1830) (Plaque)
Liberator of Latin America, lodged here in 1810
BOMBERG, David (1890-1957), (Plaque)
Painter, lived and worked here 1928-1934.
BONAR LAW, Andrew (1858-1923), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here.
Bond Street (Major bus stop)
Bond Street (Tube/DLR station)
Bond Street (Shop)
Bonds (Restaurent)
BONHAM CARTER, Lady Violet, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury (1887-1969), (Plaque)
Politician and Writer, lived here.
BOOTH, Charles (1840-1916), (Plaque)
Pioneer in Social Research, lived here.
Boris Bus (My Sight)
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Borough (Major bus stop)
Borough (Tube/DLR station)
Borough Market (My Sight)
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BOROUGH, Stephen (1525-1585), (Plaque)
navigators who, in the latter half of the sixteenth century, set sail from this reach of the River Thames near Ratcliff Cross to explore the Northern Seas.
BORROW, George (1803-1881), (Plaque)
Author, lived here.
Boston Manor (Tube/DLR station)
BOSWELL, James (1740-1795), (Plaque)
Biographer, lived and died in a house on this site.
BOULT, Sir Adrian, CH (1889-1983), (Plaque)
Conductor, lived at flat No. 78 1966-1977.
Bounds Green (Tube/DLR station)
Bow (Major bus stop)
Bow Church (Tube/DLR station)
Bow Road (Tube/DLR station)
Bow Street and Wellington Street (My Sight)
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Bowen, Elizabeth (1899-1973) (Plaque)
Anglo-Irish novelist
Bowie, David (Notorious)
Muscian Lived here
Boxwood_Cafe (Restaurent)
Bracken House (My Sight)
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Bracken, Brendan - Member of Parliament (1901-1958) (Plaque)
A strong opponent of appeasement, and supporter of Winston Churchill. Churchill appointed him as his parliamentary private secretary soon after the outbreak of the Second World War. He lived 10 Lord North Street from 1931 to 1958.
BRADLAUGH, Charles (1833-1891), (Plaque)
Advocate of Free Thought, lived here 1870-1877.
BRAILSFORD, Henry Noel (1873-1958), (Plaque)
Writer, Champion of Equality and Free Humanity, lived here.
BRAIN, Dennis (1921-1957), (Plaque)
Horn-Player, lived here.
Bramah Museum (Museum)
BRANGWYN, Sir Frank (1867-1956), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here.
Brasserie Roux (Restaurent)
BrasserieStQuentin (Restaurent)
Brent Cross (Tube/DLR station)
Brick Lane - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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Bricklayers Arms (Pub)
Bricklayers Arms (Pub)
BRIDGE, Frank (1879-1941), (Plaque)
Composer and Musician, lived here.
Bridgehouse Place (My Sight)
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BRIDGEMAN, Charles (Plaque)
Landscape Gardener, lived here 1723-1738.
BRIDGEMAN, Sir Orlando (1606-1674), (Plaque)
Lawyers
Bridwell Palace (Notorious)
The current Bridwell house is the site of Bridewell Palace. Here Henry 8 tried to talk his way out of his marriage to his first wife.
BRIGHT, Richard (1789-1858), (Plaque)
Physician, lived here.
Britannia (Pub)
British Medical Association (My Sight)
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British Museum (My Sight)
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British Museum (My Sight)
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British Museum - Australian Garden (My Sight)
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British Museum . American Garden (My Sight)
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BRITTAIN, Vera (1893-1970), (Plaque)
Writers and Reformers, lived here.
BRITTEN, Benjamin, O.M. (1913-1976), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here 1931-1933.
Brixton (Major bus stop)
Brixton (Tube/DLR station)
Broad Street Avenue (My Sight)
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Broadgate (My Sight)
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Broadgate Tower (My Sight)
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Broadwick Street (My Sight)
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Brockway, Fenner (My Sight)
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Bromley-by-Bow (Tube/DLR station)
Brompton Oratory (My Sight)
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Brompton Square (My Sight)
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Brondesbury (Tube/DLR station)
Brondesbury Park (Tube/DLR station)
BROOKE, Sir Charles Vyner (1874-1963), (Plaque)
Last Rajah of Sarawak, lived here.
Brown, Lancelot ‘Capability‘ (1718 - 1783) (Plaque)
The celebrated English landscape architect honoured with a plaque. His home from 1764 – when he was appointed Chief Gardener at the palace – until his death in 1783
BROWN, Robert (1773-1858) (Plaque)
Botanists
BROWNE, Hablot Knight alias (PHIZ) (1815-1882) (Plaque)
Illustrator of Dickenss novels, lived here 1874-1880
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here.
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861), (Plaque)
Poet, lived in a house on this site 1838-1846.
BRUMMELL, Beau (1778-1840), (Plaque)
Leader of Fashion, lived here.
Brunel Pump House (My Sight)
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Brunel Thames Tunnel (My Sight)
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Brunel, Isambard Kingdom (My Sight)
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BRUNEL, Isambard Kingdom (1806-1859), (Plaque)
Civil Engineers, lived here.
BRUNEL, Sir Marc Isambard (1769-1849), (Plaque)
Civil Engineers, lived here.
Brunswick Centre (My Sight)
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Brunswick Square (My Sight)
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Buckhurst Hill (Tube/DLR station)
Buckingham Palace (My Sight)
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Builders & Contractors - Kenton Street (My Sight)
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Bull Inn Court (My Sight)
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Bulstrode Street (My Sight)
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Bunch of Grapes (Pub)
Bunch of Grapes (Pub)
Bunhill Field (My Sight)
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Bunhill Field - Plague Graveyard (Notorious)
One of the Plague pits. This is the largest unconsecrated graveyard in Europe. John Bunyan, Daniel Defoe,, William Blake, George Fox are buried here.
Bunyan, John - Grave (My Sight)
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Burgh House (My Sight)
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Burghers of Calais (My Sight)
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BURGOYNE, General John (1722-1792), (Plaque)
lived and died here.
Burke, Edmund - House (My Sight)
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BURKE, Edmund, (Plaque)
Author and Statesman, lived here b.1729, d.1797
Burlington Arcade (My Sight)
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Burlington Arcade (Shop)
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward (1833-1898), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here 1865-1867.
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward C (Coley) (1833-1898) (Plaque)
Poet and Artist, and , Painter.
BURNETT, Frances Hodgson (1849-1924), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here.
BURNEY, Fanny (Madame DArblay), (Plaque)
Authoress, lived here. Born 1752, died 1840.
BURNS, John (1858-1943), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Burns, Robert (My Sight)
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Burnt Oak (Tube/DLR station)
Burrells Wharf (My Sight)
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Burton Street (My Sight)
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Burton, Richard (1925 - 1984). (Plaque)
Burton one of the greatest classical and Shakespearean actors, has been commemorated at the London home he shared with fellow Welsh thespian Sybil Williams between 1949 and 1956. It was during the time that Burton lived at , he rose to international star
BUSS, Frances Mary (1827-1894), (Plaque)
Pioneer of Education for Women was Headmistress here 1879-1894.
Butchers Hook and Clever (Pub)
Bute, John Stuart 3rd Earl of - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Bute is credited with ending British involvement in the Seven Years War, the peace he negotiated fell far short of terms Pitt and the public expected. He lived 9 Fitzmaurice Place. He lived here.
BUTLER, Josephine (1828-1906) (Plaque)
Champion of Womens Rights, lived here 1890-1893
Butlers Wharf (My Sight)
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BUTT, Dame Clara (1873-1937), (Plaque)
Singer, lived here 1901-1929.
Butte, John Stuart Earl - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Bute is credited with ending British involvement in the Seven Years War, the peace he negotiated fell far short of terms Pitt and the public expected. He lived 9 Fitzmaurice Place.
BUTTERFIELD, William (1814-1900), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
Buxton Memorial Drinking Fountain (Plaque)
The fountain commemorates the struggle by Member of Parliaments for the abolition of the slave trade.
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Cable Street - Riot (Notorious)
On Sunday 4 October 1936, Sir Oswald Mosleys fascists attempted to march through Jewish areas of the East End. The Police did nothing to prevent this, in fact they seemed to be trying to aid the blackshirts by clearing there route for them. Out of desperation left wings, dockers and locals built baracaded and forced the marchers onto Cable Street, which has also been barracaded at Royal Mint Street. A riot followed. This event marked the begining of the decline of Mosley and his Nazis.
Cafe Fish (Restaurent)
Cafe Japan (Restaurent)
Cafe_Mezzo (Restaurent)
CALDECOTT, Randolph (1846-1886), (Plaque)
Artist and Book Illustrator, lived here.
Caledonian Road (Tube/DLR station)
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury (Tube/DLR station)
Calthorpe Arms (Pub)
Calvi, Roberto - Murdered (Notorious)
Gods banker, was found hanged underneath Blackfriars Bridge on the 15 June 1982
CAMBELL-BANNERMAN, Sir Henry (1836-1908), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here.
Cambio de Tercio (Restaurent)
Cambridge Gate (My Sight)
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Camden Road (Tube/DLR station)
Camden Town (Tube/DLR station)
Camel, The (Pub)
CAMPBELL, Colen (1676-1729), (Plaque)
Architect and Author of Vitruvius Britannicus, lived and died here.
Canada (My Sight)
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Canada Water (Major bus stop)
Canada Water (Tube/DLR station)
Canada Water Bus Stn (Major bus stop)
CANAL, Antonio (CANALETTO) (1697-1768), (Plaque)
Venetian Painter, lived here.
Canary Wharf (My Sight)
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Canary Wharf (Major bus stop)
Canary Wharf (Tube/DLR station)
Canning George - Prime Minister (Plaque)
He is remembered for and, in the most part credited with, the seizure of the Danish fleet off of Copenhagen during the Napoleonic Wars and the British military excursion into the Spanish peninsula. He died in office. Lived here.
Canning Town (Tube/DLR station)
Canning, George PM (My Sight)
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CANNING, George (1770-1827), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Canning, George - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Cannon Street (Tube/DLR station)
Canonbury (Tube/DLR station)
Canons Park (Tube/DLR station)
Capitol (Restaurent)
Caprice, Le (Restaurent)
Captain Kidd, The (Pub)
Cardinal Place (My Sight)
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CARLILE, Wilson, Prebendary (1847-1942), (Plaque)
Founder of the Church Army, lived here.
Carlisel Arms (Pub)
Carlton House Terrace 16 - Crown Estate Office (My Sight)
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Carlton House Terrace 17 - The Civic Trust (My Sight)
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Carlton House Terrace 2br Royal College of Pathologists (My Sight)
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CARLYLE, Thomas (1795-1881), (Plaque)
Essayist and Historian, lived here.
Carnaby Street (Shop)
Carpenters Hall (My Sight)
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CARTER, Howard (1874-1939), (Plaque)
Egyptologist and Discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun, lived here.
Cartoonist (Pub)
Cartwright Gardens (My Sight)
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CASLON, William. (Plaque)
The Foundry established by William Caslon, Typefounder (1692-1766) stood on this site 1737-1909.
CASTLEREAGH, Viscount (1769-1822), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived and died here.
Catherine Wheel (Pub)
CATO STREET CONSPIRACY (Plaque)
Discovered here, 23 February 1820.
Cato Street Plot - Terrorists (Notorious)
On the 23-Feb 1820 a plot to kill the entire cabinet, and then parade there head through the City, was planned here.
Cavell, Edith (My Sight)
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CAVELL, Edith (1865-1915), (Plaque)
Pioneer of modern nursing in Belgium and Heroine of the Great War, trained and worked here 1896-1901.
CAVENDISH, Honble Henry, (Plaque)
Natural Philosopher, lived here, born 1731 died 1810.
CAYLEY, Sir George (1773-1857), (Plaque)
Scientist and Pioneer of Aviation, lived here.
Cecil Court (My Sight)
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Cecil Court (Shop)
CECIL, Viscount, of Chelwood (1864-1958), (Plaque)
Statesman. Creator of the League of Nations, lived here.
Cenotaph (My Sight)
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Center Page (Pub)
Centrepoint (My Sight)
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Cercle, Le (Restaurent)
Cetshwayo, King of the Zulus (Plaque)
King Cetshwayo (c. 1826 – 1884), King of the Zulus. He stayed at 18 Melbury Road in the Summer of 1882 following his exile from Zululand
CHADWICK, Sir Edwin (1801-1890), (Plaque)
Public Health Reformer, lived here.
Chalfont & Latimer (Tube/DLR station)
Chalk Farm (Tube/DLR station)
CHAMBERLAIN, Joseph (1836-1914), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
CHAMBERLAIN, Joseph (1836-1914), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
CHAMBERLAIN, Neville (1869-1940), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here 1923-1935.
Chamberlains (Restaurent)
Chambers, Dorothea Lambert (1878 to 1960) (Plaque)
won three Wimbledon Championships
Chancery Dining Room, The (Restaurent)
Chancery Lane (Major bus stop)
Chancery Lane (Tube/DLR station)
Chandos (Pub)
Chandos House (My Sight)
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Chandos Street (My Sight)
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Chaplin, Charlie (My Sight)
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Chaplin, Charlie (Notorious)
Film star Lived here
Chapman, George - Murderer (Notorious)
Killed his wife Mary Spink on Christmas Day 1898 in his pub, the Prince of Wales. He later married his barmaid.
Chapman, George - Murderer (Notorious)
Killed his 2nd wife Bessie Taylor in his pub the Monument Tavern, she had been his barmaid in his previous pub. He later married his barmaid.
Chapman, George - Murderer (Notorious)
Killed his 3rd wife Maud Marsh in his pub the Crown. He was hanged in April 1903 for the murder of his 3 wives.
Chapman, Herbert (1878 – 1934) - Legendary Arsenal Football Club manager (Plaque)
Appointed manager of Arsenal in 1925. The team won the FA Cup in 1929-30, and the League Championship in 1930-1 and 1932-3. In order to attract crowds, he changed the name of the closest underground station from Gillespie Road to Arsenal in 1932.
Charing Cross (Major bus stop)
Charing Cross (Tube/DLR station)
Charity School and Watchhouse - Rotherhithe (My Sight)
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Charles 1 (My Sight)
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Charles 1 - Execution (Notorious)
King On the 30 January 1649, King Charles 1 was beheaded just outside Banqueting House.
Charles 1 - Trail (Notorious)
King The trail of King Charles 1 took place in Westminster Hall
Charles 1 - Westminister Hall (My Sight)
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Charles 2 (My Sight)
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CHARLES X (1757-1836), (Plaque)
last Bourbon King of France lived here 1805-1814.
Charlotte Street (My Sight)
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Charnel House - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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Charterhouse (My Sight)
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Charterhouse - Plague Graveyard (Notorious)
One of the Plague pits
Charterhouse Square (My Sight)
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Chelsea (My Sight)
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Chelsea Bridge (My Sight)
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CHELSEA CHINA (Plaque)
was manufactured in a house at the north end of Lawrence Street 1745-1784.
Chelsea In-pensioner (My Sight)
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Chelsea Old Church (My Sight)
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Chelsea Physic Garden (My Sight)
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Chequers Tavern (Pub)
Chesham (Tube/DLR station)
Cheshire Cheese (Pub)
Chester Place (My Sight)
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Chester Terrace (My Sight)
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CHESTERFIELD, Philip 4th Earl of (1694-1774), (Plaque)
Statesman and Author, lived in this house.
CHESTERTON, Gilbert Keith (1874-1936), (Plaque)
Poet, Novelist and Critic, lived here.
CHEVALIER, Albert (1861-1923), (Plaque)
Music Hall Comedian, was born here.
Chex Max (Restaurent)
Cheylesmore, Baron Herbert Francis Eaton (My Sight)
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Chez Bruce (Restaurent)
Chigwell (Tube/DLR station)
Chillianwallah, Battle of (My Sight)
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Chindit Special Force (My Sight)
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Chinese Experience (Restaurent)
Ching Court (My Sight)
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CHIPPENDALE, Thomas (Plaque)
Carpinter. The workshop of Thomas Chippendale and his son, Cabinet Makers, stood near this site 1753-1813.
CHISHOLM, Caroline (1808-1877), (Plaque)
Philanthropist, The Emigrants Friends, lived here.
Chiswick Park (Tube/DLR station)
CHOPIN, Frederic (Plaque)
From this house in 1848 Frederic CHOPIN (1810-1849) went to the Guildhall to give his last public performance.
Chorleywood (Tube/DLR station)
Christ the King (My Sight)
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Christchurch Newgate (My Sight)
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Christchurch Spitalfield (My Sight)
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Christie (Shop)
CHRISTIE, Dame Agatha (1890-1976) (Plaque)
Detective novelist and playwright, lived here 1934-1941
Christie, John - Serial Killer (Notorious)
Between 1938 and 1953 John Christie brutally sexually assaulted and then killed at least 7 women, including his wife. Their bodies were buried in and around the house, 10 Rillington Place. In 1948 the body of one of Christie lodgers was found in the shed. She was the wife of Timothy Evens, who was mentally handicapted. Evans confessed, was tried and exectuted. It was not until 1953 when another body and Christie was charged with multiple murder, that Evens was proved innocent. Christie was hanged in 1953. The name of the road has been changed from Rillington Place to Bartle Road.
Christopher's (Restaurent)
Church Entry (My Sight)
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Church House - Back up Parliament (Notorious)
During the WW2 Church House was used for Parliament when it was not possible to use the Westminister site. This happen a number of time. After the war a lot of UN commissions used the building including the War Crimes Commission.
CHURCHILL, Lord Randolph (1849-1895), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here 1883-1892.
Churchill, Sir Winston (My Sight)
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Churchill, Sir Winston (My Sight)
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CHURCHILL, Sir Winston, KG (1874-1965), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived and died here.
Churchill, Winston - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Chutney Mary (Restaurent)
Cinnabar Wharf (My Sight)
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Cinnamon Club, The (Restaurent)
Cittie of Yorke (Pub)
City - Views (My Sight)
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City Hall (My Sight)
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City Hall (Major bus stop)
City of London School (Former) (My Sight)
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City Temple (My Sight)
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City Tup (Pub)
CJs (Pub)
Clachan (Pub)
Clapham Common (Tube/DLR station)
Clapham North (Tube/DLR station)
Clapham South (Tube/DLR station)
Clarkenwell (My Sight)
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Clarkenwell Green (My Sight)
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CLARKSON, Willy (1861-1934), (Plaque)
Theatrical Wigmaker, lived and died here.
CLAYTON, Reverend P.T.B. Tubby (1885-1972), (Plaque)
Founder of Toc H, lived here.
Cleary Gardens (My Sight)
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CLEMENTI, Muzio (1752-1832), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here.
Cleopatras Needle (My Sight)
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Cleopatras Needle (Notorious)
A very popular spot for suicides. Two ghost are reputed, one stand on the wall, and jumps if spoken to. The other dash out of the shadows, naked and jump, but no splash is heard.
Cleveland Row (My Sight)
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Clink Street (My Sight)
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CLIVE of India, Lord (1725-1774), (Plaque)
Soldier and Administrator, lived here.
Clive, Robert Baron of Bengal, Clive of India (My Sight)
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Club Gascon (Restaurent)
Clutterbucks/The White Horse (Pub)
Coach and Horses (Restaurent)
Coach and Horses (Pub)
Coach and Horses0 (Restaurent)
Coadestone Lion (My Sight)
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Coal Exchange Dragons (My Sight)
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Coal Hole (Pub)
COBDEN, Richard (1804-1865), (Plaque)
Statesman, died here.
COBDEN-SANDERSON, Thomas James (1840-1922), (Plaque)
Founded the Doves Bindery and Doves Press in this house, and later lived and died here.
COBHAM, Sir Alan (1894-1973) (Plaque)
Aviator, was born here
COCHRANE, Thomas, Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860), (Plaque)
Admiral lived here.
Cock and Loin (Pub)
COCKERELL, C.R. (Charles Robert) (1788-1863), (Plaque)
Architect and Antiquary, lived and died here.
Cockfosters (Tube/DLR station)
Cockpit (Pub)
Cockpit (Pub)
Cohen, Sir Jack (1898 – 1979) (Plaque)
The founder of Tesco stores
COLE, Sir Henry (1808-1882), (Plaque)
Campaigner and Educator, First Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, lived here.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834), (Plaque)
Poet and Philosopher, lived here.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834), (Plaque)
Poet and Philosopher, lived here.
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR, Samuel (1875-1912), (Plaque)
Composer of the Song of Hiawatha, lived here.
Colindale (Tube/DLR station)
Coliseum (My Sight)
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College Lane (My Sight)
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College Of Arms (My Sight)
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Colliers Wood (Tube/DLR station)
COLLINS MUSIC HALL (Plaque)
Was here from 1862-1958.
COLLINS, William Wilkie (1824-1889), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Columbia Road (My Sight)
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Colville Place (My Sight)
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Commercial Road Bridge Lock (My Sight)
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CONAN DOYLE, Sir Arthur (1859-1930), (Plaque)
Writer. Creator of Sherlock Holmes, lived here 1891-1894.
Congress Centre (My Sight)
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CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Conran Shop (Shop)
CONS, Emma (1837-1912), (Plaque)
Philanthropist and Founder of the Old Vic, lived here.
CONSTABLE, John (1776-1837), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
COOK, Captain James (1728-1779), (Plaque)
Circumnavigator and Explorer, lived in a house on this site.
Cook, Captain James - Navigator - Home (My Sight)
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Cook, Captain James RN (My Sight)
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Cooperage (Pub)
COPEMAN, Sydney Monckton (1862-1947), (Plaque)
Immunologist and Developer of smallpox vaccine, lived here.
Corney Barrows (Pub)
COTON-BURNETT, Dame Ivy (1884-1969), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here 1934-1969
Counting Hoouse (Pub)
County Hall (My Sight)
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Courtauld Collection (Museum)
Covent Garden (Tube/DLR station)
Covent Garden Market (My Sight)
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Covent Garden Whisky Shop (Shop)
COWARD, Charles (1905-1976), (Plaque)
"ANGEL OF AUSCHWITZ", Rescuer of Jews from Auschwitz lived here 1945-1976.
Coward, Noel (Notorious)
Author Lived here
COWARD, Sir Noel (1899-1973), (Plaque)
Actor, Playwright and Songwriter, born here.
Cowley Street (My Sight)
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COX, David (1783-1859), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here.
CRANE, Walter (1845-1915), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here.
Cream, Thomas - Murderer (Notorious)
Here lived Thomas Cream, the killer of at least 4 women between 1891 and 1892. Suspicion was originally on Jack the Ripper.
Cream, Thomas - Murderer (Notorious)
Matilda Clover was killed in her brothel by Thomas Cream in Oct 1891.
Cream, Thomas - Murderer (Notorious)
Ellen Donworth was killed by Thomas Cream in Oct 1891.
Cream, Thomas - Murderer (Notorious)
Emma Shrivall and Alice Marsh were killed by Thomas Cream in April 1892.
CREED, Frederick George (1871-1957), (Plaque)
Electrical Engineer, Inventor of the Teleprinter, lived and died here.
CRIPPS, Sir Stafford (1899-1952), (Plaque)
Statesman, born here.
CROMPTON, Colonel R. E. B. (1845-1940) (Plaque)
Electrical Engineer lived an d worked here 1891-1939.
Cromwell, Oliver - Lord Protector (My Sight)
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CROOKES, Sir William (1832-1919), (Plaque)
Scientist, lived here from 1880 until his death.
CROSBY, Brass (1725-1793), (Plaque)
Lord Mayor of London.
Cross Keys (Pub)
Crossharbour & London Arena (Tube/DLR station)
Crown (Pub)
Crown and Cushion (Pub)
Crown and Septre (Pub)
Crown and Two Chairmen (Pub)
Crown Passage (My Sight)
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Croxley (Tube/DLR station)
CRUIKSHANK, George, (Plaque)
Artist, lived here from 1850 to 1878 b. September 27th 1792, d. Feb 1st 1878.
CUBITT, Thomas (1788-1855), (Plaque)
Master Builder, lived here.
Cumberland Terrace (My Sight)
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Cummins, George Frederick - Murderer (Notorious)
Hamilton, Evelyn strangled by Cummins, George Frederick on 1942.
Cummins, George Frederick - Murderer (Notorious)
Ward, Nita had her throat cut and was mutilated with a tin opener by Cummins, George Frederick
Cummins, George Frederick - Murderer (Notorious)
Lowe, Margaret strangled with her stockings and cut with a razor by Cummins, George Frederick on 11 Feb 1942.
Cummins, George Frederick - Murderer (Notorious)
Jouannet, Doris strangled with her stockings and cut with a razor by Cummins, George Frederick
Cunningham, Admiral Sir Andrew Browne , Viscount of Hyndhope (My Sight)
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CURZON, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859-1925), (Plaque)
Statesman, Viceroy of India, lived here.
Custom House (My Sight)
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Custom House (Tube/DLR station)
Cut-throat Lane - Slum (Notorious)
Charles Dickens drew attention to the conditions in 1850 when he wrote of "a plague spot scarcely equalled for its insalubrity by any other in London". From 1846-8, life expectancy in the area was just 11 years 7 months - compared with the London average of 37. Today, singer Robbie Williams and actress Liz Hurley live in this area.
Cutty Sark (My Sight)
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Cutty Sark (Tube/DLR station)
Cyprus (Tube/DLR station)
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Da Vinci Code - Biggin Hill (Notorious)
The airport they use when the fly to London.
Da Vinci Code - Church of Our Lady of Paris (correct name Notre Dame de France Church) (Notorious)
To my knowledge the is no church of Our Lady of Paris in London, but there is a Notre Dame de France Church, and it contains murals by Jean Cocteau. According to Teabing this church has the most blatant M.
Da Vinci Code - Fleet Street (Notorious)
While driving along Fleet Street Langdon ans Sophie, figure out which that they need to go to Temple Church
Da Vinci Code - Horse Guards Parade (Notorious)
Remy and the teacher meet here, and Remy is killed.
Da Vinci Code - Kensington Gardens (Notorious)
Silas dies in a hollow in the gardens
Da Vinci Code - Kings College (Notorious)
The college includes Research Institute in Systematic Theology, but not in the location given in the book. The real location is here.
Da Vinci Code - National Gallery (Notorious)
Langdon gave a lecture there entitled - The Secret Life of Leonardo: Pagan Symbolism in Christian Art. Ch 8
Da Vinci Code - Orme Court (Notorious)
The Opus Dei Centre where Silas lies low.
Da Vinci Code - Royal Holloway, University of London (Notorious)
This is where Sophie Neveu studied cryptography.
Da Vinci Code - Snow Hill Police Station (Notorious)
Sophies call to the police was routed to this station.
Da Vinci Code - St Marys Hospital (Notorious)
The hospital where Silas bought Bishop Aringarosa to be treated. In the book it is not clear which St Marys, but it is likely to be the one in Paddington.
Da Vinci Code - Temple Church (Notorious)
Sophie, Langdon, and Teabing search for the clue to the cryptex here, but are supprised by Silas and co.
Da Vinci Code - Temple Tube Station (Notorious)
From here Sophie made here call to the police, and they catch the tube to Westminister.
Da Vinci Code - Virgin of the Rocks (Notorious)
The painting by Da Vinci, the Virgin of the Rocks can be seen in the Gallery. It is the watered down version of the Madonna of the Rocks
Da Vinci Code - Westminister Abbey (Notorious)
The Abbey contains Newtons Grave and the Chapter House
DADD, Richard (1817-1886), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
Dagenham East (Tube/DLR station)
Dagenham Heath (Tube/DLR station)
DALE, Sir Henry (1875-1968), (Plaque)
Physiologist, lived here.
Dalston Kingsland (Tube/DLR station)
DANCE, George, the younger (1741-1825), (Plaque)
Architect, lived and died here.
DANIELL, Thomas (1749-1840), (Plaque)
Topographical Artist, lived here.
DANIELL, William (1769-1837), (Plaque)
Artist and Engraver of Indian scenes, lived and died here.
Dark House Wharf (My Sight)
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DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882), (Plaque)
Naturalist, lived in a house on this site 1838-1842.
Daubeney Tower (My Sight)
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David Gregg (My Sight)
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DAVIES, Emily (1830-1921), (Plaque)
Founder of Girton College, Cambridge, lived here.
DAY-LEWIS, C. (1904-1972), (Plaque)
Poet Laureate, lived here 1957-1972.
DE GAULLE, General Charles, (Plaque)
President of the French National Committee, set up the Headquarters of the Free French Forces here in 1940.
DE HAVILLAND, Sir Geoffrey (1882-1965) (Plaque)
Aircraft designer, lived here 1909-1910
De Hems (Pub)
DE LA MARE, Walter (1873-1956), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here 1940-1956.
DE MIRANDA, Francisco (1750-1816), (Plaque)
Precursor of Latin American Independence, lived here 1802-1810.
DE MORGAN, William (1839-1917), (Plaque)
Ceramic Artist and Novelist, and his wife, Evelyn DE MORGAN (1855-1919), Artist, lived and died here.
De Quincey, Thomas (Notorious)
Here stood the Chemist shop where Thomas de Quincey bought his first opium.
DE QUINCEY, Thomas (1785-1859), (Plaque)
wrote Confessions of an English Opium Eater in this house.
Deans Yard/Westminister School (My Sight)
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Debden (Tube/DLR station)
Defoe, Daniel - Pillory (Notorious)
One of the many pillories in London stood by Temple Bar. Daniel once spent 3 days here for libel.
DEFOE, Daniel (1661-1731), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived in a house on this site.
Defoe, Daniel - Grave (My Sight)
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DELIUS, Frederick (1862-1934), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here 1918-1919.
Dennis Servers House - Spitalfield (My Sight)
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Denny's (Shop)
Deptford Bridge (Tube/DLR station)
Derby, Earl of - Edward Stanley - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Derby, Lord - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Live at 11 Garlton Gardens
Derby, Lord Edward Geoffrey Smith Stanley PM (My Sight)
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Design Museum (Museum)
DEVANT, David (1868-1941), (Plaque)
Magician lived here
Devereux (Pub)
DEVINE, George (1910-1966), (Plaque)
Actor, Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre 1956-1965, lived here.
Devons Road (Tube/DLR station)
Devonshire Square (My Sight)
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Deya (Restaurent)
Dickens, Charles (My Sight)
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DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
DICKINSON, Goldsworthy Lowes. (Plaque)
this was the London home of Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, Author and Humanist. He was born 1862 and died 1932.
DILKE, Sir Charles Wentworth (1843-1911), (Plaque)
Statesman and Author, lived here.
Disraeli, Benjamin Earl Beaconfield - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Disraeli, Benjamin Earl Beaconsfield - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Disraeli, Benjamin Earl Beaconsfield - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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DISRAELI, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) (Plaque)
Prime Minister. Statesman, died here.
DISRAELI, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), (Plaque)
Prime Minister. Statesman, born here 1804.
DOBSON, Frank (1886-1963), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived here.
DOBSON, Henry Austin (1840-1921), (Plaque)
Poet and Essayist, lived here.
Dockland Light Railway (My Sight)
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Docklands - Views (My Sight)
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Doggetts (Pub)
Dollis Hill (Tube/DLR station)
DON, David (1800-1841) (Plaque)
Botanists
DONAT, Robert (1905-1958), (Plaque)
Actor, lived here.
Dorset Square (My Sight)
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DOUGLAS, Norman (1868-1952), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here.
Dover House (Notorious)
This was offered to Gladstone in place on 10 Downing Street, but he turned it down as he thought it was too grand, and therefore he would have to entertain more.
Dowding, Lord Hugh - Air Chief Marshal (My Sight)
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DOWDING, Lord, Air Chief Marshall, (1882-1970), (Plaque)
Leader of Fighter Command, lived here 1941-1951.
Downing Street (My Sight)
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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (Plaque)
Author of Sherlock Holmes, had an unsuccessful medical pratice here.
DOyly Carte (Notorious)
Producer Began his collaboration Gilbert and Sullivan
DOyly Carte (Notorious)
Lived here
DOYLY CARTE, Richard (1844-1901), (Plaque)
Actor;-Savoy Opera Promoter;
Drapers Hall (My Sight)
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Drill Hall (R.A.D.A.) (My Sight)
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Druid site (Notorious)
The god Teut was worshiped here
Dryden Street (My Sight)
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DRYDEN, John, (Plaque)
Poet, lived here, b.1631, d.1700.
DRYSDALE, Dr Charles Vickery (1874-1961), (Plaque)
a founder of the Family Planning Association, opened his first birth control clinic here in 1921.
DU MAURIER, George Louis Palmella Busson (1834-1896), (Plaque)
Artist and Writer, lived here 1874 to 1895.
DU MAURIER, Sir Gerald (1873-1934), (Plaque)
Actor Manager, lived here from 1916 until his death.
Ducking stool - Bridwell (Notorious)
A ducking stool was installed in 1628.
Ducking stool - Clink (Notorious)
A ducking stool was used here.
Duffield Sluice (My Sight)
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Duke of Albemarle (Pub)
Duke of York (Pub)
Duke of Yorks Barracks - Saatchi Gallery (My Sight)
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Duke's Road (My Sight)
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DUKE-ELDER, Sir Stewart (1898-1978) (Plaque)
Ophthalmologist, lived and worked here 1934-1976
Dury Lane Theatre (Notorious)
Here 3 Kings met their future mistresses, and 2 almost got killed.
Dyers Buildings (My Sight)
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DYSON, Sir Frank (1868-1939), (Plaque)
Astronomer Royal, lived here 1894-1906.
D’Oyly Carte, Richard (1844-1901) (Plaque)
opera impresario and hotelier
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Eagle (Restaurent)
Eagle (Restaurent)
Ealing Broadway (Tube/DLR station)
Ealing Common (Tube/DLR station)
Ealing Studios (Notorious)
Here the famous Ealing Film Comedies were made
Earl's Court (Tube/DLR station)
EARNSHAW, Thomas (Plaque)
Site of the business premises of Thomas Earnshaw (1749-1829), noted Watch and Chronometer Maker.
East Acton (Tube/DLR station)
East Finchley (Tube/DLR station)
East Ham (Tube/DLR station)
East India (Tube/DLR station)
East India Arms (Pub)
East Putney (Tube/DLR station)
Eastcote (Tube/DLR station)
EASTLAKE, Charles (1793-1865), (Plaque)
Painter and First Director of the National Gallery, lived here.
Easton, The (Restaurent)
EDDINGTON, Sir Arthur, OM (1882-1944), (Plaque)
Mathematician and Astrophysicist, lived here.
Eden, Anthony - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Eden became prime minister in April,1955. His term ended in 1956 after the failed military adventure to regain international control of the Suez Canal. He lived at 2 Lord North Street in 1924.
Edgar Wallace (Pub)
Edgeware (Tube/DLR station)
Edgeware Road (Tube/DLR station)
EDWARDS, John Passmore (1823-1911), (Plaque)
Journalist, Editor and Builder of free public libraries, lived here.
Eisenhower Centre (My Sight)
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Eisenhower Shelter (Notorious)
From deep below Eisenhower directed the D-Day landings.
Eisenhower, Dwight (My Sight)
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El Vino (Pub)
El Vino (Pub)
El Vino (Pub)
Elder Street - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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ELDON, John Scott, Lord (1751-1838), (Plaque)
Statesman. Lord Chancellor, lived here.
Eleanor Cross, Queen - Charing Chross (My Sight)
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ELEN, Gus (1862-1940), (Plaque)
Music Hall Comedian, lived here.
Elephant & Castle (Tube/DLR station)
Elephant and Castle (Pub)
Elephant and something (Pub)
ELGAR, Sir Edward (1857-1934), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here 1890-1891.
ELIOT, George (Mary Ann Cross, nJe Evans) (1819-1880), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
ELIOT, George Mary Ann Cross (1819-1880) (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
ELIOT, T.S., OM (1888-1965), (Plaque)
Poet, lived and died here.
Elizabeth 2, Queen (Plaque)
Queen Elizabeth 2 was born at 17 Bruton Street on the 21 April 1926
Elliott, Mama Cass (Notorious)
Muscian. Harry Nilsson who owned this flat only used it on visits to London, at other times he would loan it out. One was Cass Elliott, of the Mamas and Papas, who died here in on 27 July 1974. Four years later on 7 September 1978 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, also died here.
ELLIS, Henry Havelock (1859-1939), (Plaque)
Pioneer in the scientific study of sex, lived here.
Elm Park (Tube/DLR station)
Elverson Road (Tube/DLR station)
Embankment (Major bus stop)
Embankment (Tube/DLR station)
Embankment Place - Charing Cross (My Sight)
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ENGELS, Friedrich (1820-1895), (Plaque)
Political Philosopher, lived here 1870 to 1894.
English Club (Pub)
English Garden (Restaurent)
Epping (Tube/DLR station)
Essex Serpent (Pub)
ESSEX STREET (Plaque)
was laid out in the grounds of Essex House by Nicholas BARBON in 1675.
ETTY, William (1787-1849) (Plaque)
Painter, and Clarkson STANFIELD (1793-1867), Painter.
Euston (Major bus stop)
Euston (Tube/DLR station)
Euston Road 215 - Welcome Trust (My Sight)
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Euston Square (Tube/DLR station)
EVANS, Dame Edith (1888-1976), (Plaque)
Actress, lived here.
EWART, William (1798-1869) (Plaque)
Reformer, lived here.
Excel Court (My Sight)
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Exchange Square (My Sight)
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Exection Site - Tothill Fields (Notorious)
The punishment of witches was the main activity here.
Execution Dock (My Sight)
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Execution Site - Execution Dock (Notorious)
From the 15 to the 19 centuries this site was used for the execution of pirates. The condemned persons was hanged for half an hour at low tide and then chained to a stake and left there for 3 high tides. Among those executed here was the infamous Captain Kidd.
Execution Site - Gardelle, Theodore (Notorious)
The Swiss Miniaturist Theodore Gardeele was executed here in 1761 for the murder of his landlady Mrs King
Execution Site - Horsemonger Lane Gaol (Notorious)
The site.
Execution Site - Kennington Park (Notorious)
The Surry gallows.
Execution Site - Lincolns Inn Fields (Notorious)
The present day bandstand marks the former execution site. In 1586 Anthony Babington and 13 other Catholics were hang, drawn and quartered for plotting to replace Elizabeth 1 with Mary. In 1683 Lord William Russell, for trying to replace Charles 2 with Kings illegitimate son, the Duke of Monmouth.
Execution Site - Newgate Gallows (Notorious)
The Viaduct Tavern is built on the site of the gallows.
Execution Site - Old Palace Yard (Notorious)
Here Guy Fawkes and Sir Walter Raleigh were executed
Execution Site - Smithfield (Notorious)
For over 400 years this was a place of execution. In 1400 the gallows were moved to Tyburn and Smithfield became the site for burning. Over 500 people were burnt to death here, including a couple of Bishops.
Execution Site - St Pauls Churchyard (Notorious)
St Pauls Churchyard was primarily used for religious executions. A number of the Gunpowder Plotters were dispatched here.
Execution Site - Tower Hill (Notorious)
This site was used to execute traitors, or supposed traitors. Among them are Sir Thomas More, Sir Thomas Cromwell, the Duke of Monmouth etc. The last execution took place in 1780.
Execution Site - Tyburn Gallows (Notorious)
Tyburn was the main execution site in London. Over 50,000 met their end here between the 12 century and 1782.
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F. W. Collins - Ironmonger Est 1835 (My Sight)
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FABIAN SOCIETY, (Plaque)
the site of 17 Osnaburgh Street where the FABIAN SOCIETY was founded in 1884.
Fairlop (Tube/DLR station)
Faraday, Michael (My Sight)
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Faraday, Michael - Museum (My Sight)
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FARADAY, Michael, (Plaque)
Man of Science, apprentice here, b.1791, d.1867.
Farm, The (Restaurent)
Farringdon (Major bus stop)
Farringdon (Tube/DLR station)
FAWCETT, Dame Millicent Garrett (1847-1929), (Plaque)
Pioneer of Womens Suffrage, lived and died here.
Fawcett, Henry Memorial (My Sight)
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Fenton House (My Sight)
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FENTON, Roger (1819-1869), (Plaque)
Photographer, lived here.
FENWICK, Ethel Gordon (1857-1947), (Plaque)
Nursing Reformer, lived here 1887-1924.
FERRIER, Kathleen (1912-1953), (Plaque)
Contralto, lived here.
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754), (Plaque)
Novelist of Tom Jones and Tom Thumb. Magistrate and founder of the "Bow Street Runners", the worlds first Police Force.
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754), (Plaque)
Novelist of Tom Jones and Tom Thumb. Magistrate and founder of the "Bow Street Runners", the worlds first Police Force.
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754), (Plaque)
Novelist of Tom Jones and Tom Thumb. Magistrate and founder of the "Bow Street Runners", the worlds first Police Force., lived here.
Fields, Dame Gracie (1898-1979) (Plaque)
One of Britain’s most successful and best loved performers, lived here during the years 1926 to 1929.
FILDES, Sir Samuel Luke (1844-1927), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here 1878-1927.
Finchely Central (Tube/DLR station)
Finchely Road (Tube/DLR station)
Finchely Road & Frognal (Tube/DLR station)
Fino (Restaurent)
Finsbury Bank (My Sight)
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Finsbury Circus (My Sight)
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Finsbury Park (Tube/DLR station)
FIRST, Ruth (1925-1982) (Plaque)
South African Freedom Fighters lived here 1966-1978
FISHER, Admiral of the Fleet, Lord, OM (1841-1920), (Plaque)
lived here as First Sea Lord 1905-1910.
FISHER, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890-1962) (Plaque)
Statistician and Geneticist, lived here, 1896-1904
Fishmongers Hall (My Sight)
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FishShopThe (Restaurent)
Fitzroy Square (My Sight)
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Fitzroy Square 6 (My Sight)
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FITZROY, Admiral Robert (1805-1865), (Plaque)
Hydrographer and Meteorologist, lived here.
FLANAGAN, Bud (1896-1968), (Plaque)
Comedian and Leader of the Crazy Gang, born here.
FLAXMAN, John, (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived and died here, b.1755, d.1826.
FLECKER, James Elroy (1884-1915), (Plaque)
Poet and Dramatist, was born here.
Fleet Air Arm Memorial (My Sight)
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Fleet Street (My Sight)
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FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964), (Plaque)
Creator and writer of James Bond, lived here.
FLEMING, Sir Alexander (1881-1955), (Plaque)
Discoverer of penicillin, lived here.
Fleming, Sir Alexander - Lab (My Sight)
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FLEMING, Sir Ambrose (1849-1945), (Plaque)
Scientist and Electrical Engineer, lived here.
Fletcher, WPC Yvonne (My Sight)
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Fletcher, Yvonne WPC - Assassination (Notorious)
On the 17 April 1984 WPC Yvonne Fletcher was killed by a shot dead from the Libyan Embassy.
FleurLa (Restaurent)
FLINDERS, Captain Matthew, RN (1774-1814), (Plaque)
Explorer and Navigator, lived here.
Florence Nightingale (Museum)
Florentines (Pub)
FLYING BOMB (Plaque)
the first Flying Bomb on London fell here, 13 June 1944.
FOB (Pub)
Foch Momerial (My Sight)
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Folgate Street - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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Foliage (Restaurent)
FORBES, Vivian FORBES (1891-1937) (Plaque)
In these studios lived and worked the artists Vivian FORBES (1891-1937), James PRYDE (1866-1941), F. Cayley ROBINSON (1862-1927).
FORD, Ford Madox (1873-1939), (Plaque)
Novelist and Critic, lived here.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (My Sight)
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Foreign Secretary - Official Residency (Notorious)
3 Carlton Gardens is the official ministeral residency of the Foreign Secretary.
Foreshore (My Sight)
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FORESTER, C.S. (1899-1966), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Former Dairy Supply Company (My Sight)
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Former Middland Hotel (My Sight)
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Former St Georges Hospital (My Sight)
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FORSTER, E.M. (1879-1970), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Forster, William Edward (My Sight)
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Fortnum & Mason (Restaurent)
Fortnum and Mason (My Sight)
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Fortnum and Masons (Shop)
FORTUNE, Robert (1812-1880), (Plaque)
Plant Collector, bontanist, lived here 1857-1880.
FOSCOLO, Ugo (1778-1827), (Plaque)
Italian Poet and Patriot, lived here 1817-1818.
Founders Arms (Pub)
Foundling Museum (My Sight)
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Fountain Abbey (Pub)
Fourh Plinth (My Sight)
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Fournier Street - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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Fox, Charles James (My Sight)
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Fox, Charles James (Plaque)
Statesman was born in Hanover Square
FOX, Charles James (1749-1806), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
FOX, Charles James (1749-1806), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Foyles (Shop)
FRAMember of ParliamentTON, George (1860-1928), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived and worked here 1894-1908.
Frankies (Restaurent)
Franklin, Benjamin (My Sight)
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FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790), (Plaque)
American Statesman and Scientist, lived here.
FRANKLIN, Rosalind (1920-1958) (Plaque)
Scientist and pioneer of the study of molecular structures including DNA lived here 1951-1958.
FREAKE, Sir Charles James (1814-1884), (Plaque)
Builder and Patron of the Arts, lived here.
Fredericks Place (My Sight)
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Free Trade Wharf (My Sight)
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Freemason's Hall (My Sight)
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Freemasons Arms (Pub)
French House (Pub)
FREUD, Anna (1895-1982) (Plaque)
Doctor, Pioneer of Child Psychoanalysis, lived here 1938 to 1982
FREUD, Sigmund (1856-1939), (Plaque)
Doctor, Founder of Psychoanalysis, lived here in 1938-1939.
Friends Meeting House (My Sight)
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FRIESE-GREENE, William Edward (1855-1921), (Plaque)
Pioneer of Cinematography, lived here.
FRITH, W.P. (1819-1909), (Plaque)
Painter, lived and died here.
FROBISHER, Sir Martin (1535-1594) (Plaque)
navigator who, in the latter half of the sixteenth century, set sail from this reach of the River Thames near Ratcliff Cross to explore the Northern Seas.
FROUDE, James Anthony (1818-1894), (Plaque)
Historian and Man of Letters, lived here.
Fruiterers Passage (My Sight)
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Fryers Delight (Restaurent)
Fu Manchu (Notorious)
Here, in 1913 while investigating the opium trade, Arthur Ward was inspired to create the master criminal.
Fuegos (Pub)
Fulham Broadway (Tube/DLR station)
Fullers Ale Lodge (Pub)
FUSELI, Henry (1741-1825), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here 1788-1803.
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G.P.O. FILM UNIT (Plaque)
later Crown Film Unit Pioneers of documentary film making had their studios here 1933-1943.
Gabor, Dennis Gabor Nobel Prize (1900 – 1979) (Plaque)
Dennis Gabor (1900 – 1979), the inventor of holograms,his other great achievements are the quartz mercury street lamp and the flat television tube. Holograms have many applications in everyday life and are used on credit cards, for research, in medicine a
GAGE, Thomas (1721-1787), (Plaque)
Commander of British Forces in North America, lived here.
Gage, Thomas - Memorial (My Sight)
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GAINSBOROUGH, Thomas (1727-1788), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here.
GAITSKELL, Hugh (1906-1963), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Gallions Reach (My Sight)
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Gallions Reach (Tube/DLR station)
GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933), (Plaque)
Novelist and Playwright;
GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933), (Plaque)
Novelist and Playwright, lived here 1918-1933.
GALTON, Sir Francis (1822-1911), (Plaque)
Explorer, Statistician, and Founder of Eugenics, lived here for fifty years.
galvin (Restaurent)
GANDHI, Mahatma (1869-1948), (Plaque)
Philosopher and Teacher, stayed here in 1931.
GANDHI, Mahatma (1869-1948), (Plaque)
Statesman lived here as a law student.
Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand (My Sight)
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Gants Hill (Tube/DLR station)
Gardelle, Theodore - Murderer (Notorious)
Theodore Gardeele the Swiss Miniaturist, murdered his landlady Mrs King here in 1761. She had mocked his work.
Garden Court Chambers (My Sight)
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Garden Museum (My Sight)
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GARRETT ANDERSON, Elizabeth (1836-1917), (Plaque)
the first woman to qualify as a Doctor in Britain, lived here.
GARRICK, David (1717-1779), (Plaque)
Actor, lived here.
GARTHWAITE, Anna Maria (1690-1763), (Plaque)
Designer of Spitalfields Silks, lived and worked here.
GASKELL, Mrs Elizabeth Cleghorn (1810-1865), (Plaque)
Novelist, born here.
Gatwick Airport (My Sight)
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Gaudi (Restaurent)
GAUDIER-BRZESKA, Henri (1891-1915), (Plaque)
Sculptor and Artist, lived here.
Geffrye Museum (My Sight)
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Geffrye Museum (Museum)
George 2 - Assassination (Notorious)
In 1716 a Mr Freemen shot at but missed George 2 outside the Dury Lane Theatre.
George 3 - Assassination (Notorious)
James Hatfield try unsuccessfully to assassinate George 3 in the Dury Lane Theatre, while the king watched a play.
George 4 - Scandal (Notorious)
The future George 4 illicitly married the catholic Maria Herbert in Fleet Prison on the 5 Sep 1745
George Inn, The (My Sight)
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George Yard - Barclays Bank (My Sight)
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George, The (Pub)
GERTLER, Mark (1891-1939), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
GIBBON, Edward (1737-1792), (Plaque)
Historian, lived in a house on this site 1773-1783.
GIBBONS, Grinling (1648-1721), (Plaque)
Carpinter. Wood Carver;
Gibson, Guy V.C. (1918-1944) (Plaque)
As a leader of the Dambusters Raid, Gibson is one of the most celebrated heroes of the Second World War, and Sir Winston Churchill called him one of the most splendid of all our fighting men. After the raid, Gibson was awarded the Victoria Cross in recogn
Gilbert Collection (Museum)
GILBERT, Sir W.S. (William Schwenck) (1836-1911), (Plaque)
Dramatist, lived here.
Gilbert, William Schwenck (My Sight)
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Gillbert, W.S. (Plaque)
Writer and Librettist.
GILLIES, Sir Harold (1882-1960), (Plaque)
Pioneer Plastic Surgeon, lived here.
Giltspur Street Compter (Prison) (Notorious)
The Viaduct Tavern is built on the former prison.
Girdlers Hall (My Sight)
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Girl and a Dolphin (My Sight)
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GISSING, George (1857-1903), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here 1882-1884.
GLADSTONE, W.E. (William Ewart). - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Statesman In a house on this site lived from 1854 to 1875
GLADSTONE, William Ewart (1809-1898) Prime Minister (Plaque)
Here lived three Prime Ministers
Gladstone, William Ewart - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Gladstone, William Ewart - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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GLADSTONE, William Ewart Prime Minister (Plaque)
Here lived three Prime Ministers
GLADSTONE, William Ewart Prime Minister (1809-1898), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
GLAISHER, James (1809-1903), (Plaque)
Astronomer, Meteorologist and Pioneer of weather forecasting, lived here.
Glassblower (Pub)
Glassblower (Pub)
Glaziers Hall (My Sight)
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Globe (Pub)
Globe Wharf (My Sight)
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Gloucester Road (Tube/DLR station)
Godfree, Kathleen Kitty (Plaque)
Kathleen Kitty Godfree (1896-1992), Olympic and Wimbledon lawn tennis champion
GODLEY, John Robert (1814-1861), (Plaque)
founder of Canterbury, New Zealand, lived and died here.
GODWIN, George (1813-1888), (Plaque)
Architect, Journalist and Social Reformer, lived here.
Golden Boy (My Sight)
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Golden Dragon (Restaurent)
Golden Eagle, The (Restaurent)
Golden Fleece (Pub)
Golden Lion (My Sight)
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Golden Lion (Pub)
Golden Lion (Pub)
Golden Square (My Sight)
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Golders Green (Major bus stop)
Golders Green (Major bus stop)
Golders Green (Tube/DLR station)
Goldhawk Road (Tube/DLR station)
Gomme, Sir Laurence (1853-1916) (Plaque)
During his 25 year career with London County Council (LCC), Gomme was closely involved with plaques and it was largely through his instigation that the LCC took over the scheme from the (Royal) Society of Arts in 1901. Gomme worked to give plaques a popu
GOODALL, Frederick (Plaque)
Painter. This house, designed by SHAW, R. Norman, Architect for Frederick GOODALL
Goodfellas (Restaurent)
Goodge Street (Tube/DLR station)
Goodwins Court (My Sight)
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GOOSSENS family (Plaque)
This was the home of the GOOSSENS family of musicians, 1912-1927
Gordon Ramsay (Restaurent)
Gordon Ramsay at Claridges (Restaurent)
Gordon Riots (Notorious)
The Gordon Riot of 2 June 1780, started out as a public meeting against the repeal of anti Catholic Laws. By the time order was restored over 850 people had died, most prisons emptied many destroyed, and many other properties looted. Lord George Gordon was later hanged.
Gordon Square (My Sight)
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Gordon, General Charles George - of Khartoum (My Sight)
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Gordons (Pub)
Gort, John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, Field Marshal Viscount VC GCB CBE DSO MVO MC (1886– (Plaque)
Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in France 1939–1940. He conducted the withdrawal of the BEF to Dunkirk in 1940, which paved the way for the legendary evacuation by the Royal Navy of 338,000 British and French troops. Later he m
Gospel Oak (Tube/DLR station)
GOSSE, Philip Henry. (Plaque)
Here lived Philip Henry GOSSE (1810-1888), Zoologist
GOSSE, Sir Edmund (1849-1928), (Plaque)
Writer and Critic, born here.
Gough Square (My Sight)
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GOUNOD, Charles (1818-1893), (Plaque)
Composer, stayed here in 1870.
GRACE, W.G. (1848-1915), (Plaque)
Cricketer, lived here.
Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy Duke - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Grafton was unable to implement his policy of concilation towards the colonies during his time in office. e lived at 4 Grosvenor Square.
GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932), (Plaque)
Author of Wind in the Willows, lived here 1901-1908.
GRAINGER, Percy (1882-1961), (Plaque)
Australian Composer, Folklorist and Pianist, lived here.
Grand Café and Bar (Restaurent)
Grange Hill (Tube/DLR station)
Graveland Court (My Sight)
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GRAVES, Robert (1895-1985), (Plaque)
Writer, was born here.
Gray's Inn (My Sight)
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Gray's Inn Chapel (My Sight)
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Gray, Charles Earl - Prime Minister (Plaque)
As prime minister he oversaw passage of the Great Reform Bill of 1832 and the 1833 Act abolishing slavery within the British Empire. He lived at 48 Berkeley Square.
Gray, Charles Earl - Prime Minister (Plaque)
As prime minister he oversaw passage of the Great Reform Bill of 1832 and the 1833 Act abolishing slavery within the British Empire. He lived at 48 Berkeley Square.
GRAY, Henry (1827-1861), (Plaque)
Anatomist, lived here.
Great Eastern Slipway (My Sight)
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GREAT EASTERN, The (Plaque)
Launched 1858. Largest steamship of the century, was built here by I.K. (Isambard Kingdom) BRUNEL (1806-1859), Civil Engineer and J. (John) Scott RUSSELL (1808-1882), Naval Architect.
Great Fire Of London - Disaster (Notorious)
The Great Fire of 1666 started on the 2 Sep in a bakery in Pudding Lane. It destroyed 13,000 houses and killed 9.
Great Guildford Street (My Sight)
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Great Portland Street (Major bus stop)
Great Portland Street (Tube/DLR station)
Greathead, James Henry (My Sight)
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GREATHEAD, James Henry (1844-1896), (Plaque)
Railway and Tunnelling Engineer, lived here 1885-1889.
Great¨Western (Pub)
GREAVES, Walter (1846-1930), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here 1855-1897.
Green Man and French Horn (Pub)
Green Park (My Sight)
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Green Park (Major bus stop)
Green Park (Tube/DLR station)
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883), (Plaque)
Historian of the English people, lived here.
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883), (Plaque)
Historian of the English people, lived here 1866-1869.
GREENAWAY, Kate (1846-1901), (Plaque)
Artist, lived and died here.
Greenford (Tube/DLR station)
Greenhouse (Restaurent)
Greenland Dock (My Sight)
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Greens (Restaurent)
Greenwich - Views (My Sight)
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Greenwich Foot Tunnel (My Sight)
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GREET, Sir Philip Ben (1857-1936), (Plaque)
Actor-Manager, lived here 1920-1936.
Grenedier (Pub)
GRENFELL, Joyce (1910-1979), (Plaque)
Entertainer and Writer lived herre in flat No.8, 1957-1979.
Grenville, George - Prime Minister (Plaque)
He is responsible for theStamp Act in February 1765. The laws gave rise to widespread protests in America that eventually boiled over into the War for Independence.
Gresham College (My Sight)
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Gresham St 29 (My Sight)
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Gresham Street 10 (My Sight)
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GRESLEY, Sir Nigel (1876-1941), (Plaque)
Locomotive Engineer, had his office in this station 1923-1941.
GREY, Sir Edward, Viscount Grey of Falloden (1862-1933), (Plaque)
Member of Parliament. Foreign Secretary, lived here.
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907) (Plaque)
Norway’s most celebrated composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) stayed here when performing in London
Grill Room, Cafe Royal (Restaurent)
GRIMALDI, Joseph (1778-1837), (Plaque)
Clown, lived here 1818-1828.
GROOM, John (1845-1919), (Plaque)
Philanthropist who founded workshops for disabled girls nearby, lived here.
GROSER, Reverend St. John (1890-1966), (Plaque)
Priest and Social Reformer, lived here.
GROSSMITH, George, Junior (1874-1935), (Plaque)
Actor Manager, lived here.
GROSSMITH, George, Senior (1847-1912), (Plaque)
Actor and Author, lived here.
Grosvenor Arms (Pub)
Grosvenor Chapel (My Sight)
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Grosvenor Gardens (My Sight)
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Grosvenor Railway Bridge (Plaque)
The Grosvenor Railway Bridge, also known as the Victoria Bridge, was the first railway bridge to span the Thames into central London. The bridge was built for the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway (LB & SCR). Work began on 9 June 1859 and the first t
GROTE, George (1794-1871), (Plaque)
Historian, died here.
Grove Terrace (My Sight)
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Guards - Bomb (Notorious)
An IRA bomb exploded on 20 July 1982 killing 2 Horse Guards and injuring 17 spectators.
Guards Crimean Memorial (My Sight)
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Guards Division Cenotaph (My Sight)
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Guildhall (My Sight)
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Guildhall Art Gallery (My Sight)
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Guilford Place (My Sight)
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guinea_grill (Restaurent)
GUIZOT, François (1787-1874), (Plaque)
French Politician and Historian, lived here 1848-1849.
Gun Powder Plot - Terrorists (Notorious)
Guy Fawkes and his co plotters, on the 5 Nov 1606, attempted to blow up the House of Commons during the Kings speech, when almost everybody of any importance would be there. The aim was to overthrow the protestant state and bring an Catholic one. Fortunately the plot was discovered and plotter later executed.
Gunnersbury (Tube/DLR station)
Gurkha Memorial (My Sight)
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Guys Hospital (My Sight)
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Gwynne, Nell (Plaque)
Orange seller, actress and favourite mistress of Charles 2 was buried here in 1687.
Gwynne, Nell - Scandal (Notorious)
Nell Gwynne used to sell her oranges outside the Dury Lane Theatre. Later in 1665 she made her acting debut here. This lead to her meeting Charles 2 becoming one of his mistresses and bearing him many children.
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Hackney Central (Tube/DLR station)
Hackney Empire (My Sight)
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Hackney Wick (Tube/DLR station)
HAGGARD, Sir Henry Rider (1856-1925), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here 1885-1888.
Haigh, John - Serial Killer (Notorious)
Haight killed 6 people and disolved their bodies in a bath filled with acid. He was hanged in 1949.
Hainault (Tube/DLR station)
HALDANE, Lord (1856-1928), (Plaque)
Statesman, Lawyer and Philosopher, lived here.
Hall, Henry (1898-1989) (Plaque)
Legendary dance band leader and broadcaster where he lived from 1932 to 1959. Hall was one of the great personalities of the 1930’s and 1940’s dance band era, and his songs like "Teddy Bears’ Picnic" and "The Sun Has Got His Hat On" remain famous today.
HALL, Radclyffe (1880-1943), (Plaque)
Novelist and Poet, lived here 1924-1929
HALLAM, HENRY (1777-1859), (Plaque)
Historian, lived here.
Hamilton, Lady Emma (nee Hart) - Bed demonstrations (Notorious)
Emma Hart later to become Lady Emma Hamilton, Admiral Nelsons mistress, used to perform naked demonstrations of the workings of a celestial bed.
Hammersmith (Tube/DLR station)
HAMMOND, J.L. and Barbara, (Plaque)
Social Historians, lived here 1906-1913.
Hampstead (My Sight)
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Hampstead Heath (Tube/DLR station)
Hampton Court Palace (My Sight)
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Hamsptead (Tube/DLR station)
Hand and Shears (Pub)
HANDEL, George Frederick (1685-1759), (Plaque)
Musician, lived and died here.
HANDLEY, Tommy (1892-1949), (Plaque)
Radio Comedian, lived here.
Hanger Lane (Tube/DLR station)
HANSOM, Joseph Aloysius (1803-1882), (Plaque)
Architect, Founder Editor of The Builder and Inventor of the Hansom Cab, lived here.
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928), (Plaque)
Poet and Novelist
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928), (Plaque)
Poet and Novelist, lived here 1878-1881.
Harlesden (Tube/DLR station)
HARLEY, ROBERT , Earl of Oxford (1661-1724) (Plaque)
In a house formerly standing on this site lived ROBERT HARLEY, Earl of Oxford (1661-1724), Statesman
HARMSWORTH, Alfred, Viscount Northcliffe (1865-1922), (Plaque)
Journalist and Newspaper Proprietor, lived here.
Harris, Sir Arthur - Air Marshal Bomber Command (My Sight)
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HARRISON, John (1693-1776), (Plaque)
Inventor of the Marine Chronometer, lived and died in a house on this site.
Harrods Bomb (Notorious)
Dec. 17, 1983: Six people are killed and as many as 90 are wounded by an IRA bombing outside of Harrods department store in west London.
Harrow & Wealdstone (Tube/DLR station)
Harrow-on-the-Hill (Tube/DLR station)
HARTE, Francis Bret (1836-1902), (Plaque)
American Writer, lived here.
Hartley, The (Restaurent)
Hartnell, Sir Norman (1901-1979) - court dressmaker and designer (Plaque)
Sir Norman Hartnell is one of the most famous of English fashion designers. He regarded simplicity “as the death of the soul” and his designs were glamorous, sophisticated and elegant. Amoung his clients are Queen Elizabeth (the late Queen Mother), Queen
Hatchards (Shop)
Hatchet, The (Pub)
Hatton Cross (Tube/DLR station)
Hatton Garden (My Sight)
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HAWKINS, Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope) (1863-1933), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here 1903-1917.
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel (1804-1864), (Plaque)
American Author, stayed here in 1856.
Hay's Galleria (My Sight)
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HAY, Will (1888-1949), (Plaque)
Comic Actor and Astronomer lived here 1927-1934.
HAYDON, Benjamin Robert (1786-1846), (Plaque)
Painter, and
Hays Wharf (My Sight)
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HAZLITT, William (1778-1830), (Plaque)
Essayist, died here.
Heartfield, John (1891-1968) (Plaque)
The political photomontage artist
HEATH ROBINSON, W. (1872-1944), (Plaque)
Illustrator and Comic Artist, lived here.
Heathrow Terminal 4 (Tube/DLR station)
Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 (Tube/DLR station)
HEINE, Heinrich (1799-1856), (Plaque)
German Poet and Essayist, lived here 1827.
HENDERSON, Arthur (1863-1935), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Hendon Central (Tube/DLR station)
HENDRIX, Jimi (1942-1970), (Plaque)
Guitarist and Songwriter, lived here 1968-1969.
Henrietta Street (My Sight)
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HENRY, Sir Edward (1850-1931), (Plaque)
Metropolitan Police Commissioner 1903-1918 and Pioneer of Fingerprint Identification lived here 1903-1920.
HENTY, G.A. (George Alfred) (1832-1902), (Plaque)
Author, lived here.
HERBERT, Sir Alan (A.PH) (1890-1971), (Plaque)
Author, Humourist and Reformist M.P. lived and died here.
Hercules Pillars (Pub)
HERFORD, Robert Travers (1860-1950), (Plaque)
Unitarian Minister, Scholar, and Interpreter of Judaism, lived and worked here.
Hermitage Basin (My Sight)
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Heron Quays (Tube/DLR station)
HERZEN, Alexander (1812-1870), (Plaque)
Russian Political Thinker, lived here 1860-1863.
HESS, Dame Myra (1890-1965), (Plaque)
Pianist, lived here.
High Barnet (Tube/DLR station)
High Bridge Wharf (My Sight)
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High Holborn 90 (My Sight)
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High Holborn x (My Sight)
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High Street Kensington (Tube/DLR station)
Highbury & Islington (Tube/DLR station)
Highgate (Tube/DLR station)
HILL, Graham (1929-1975), (Plaque)
World Champion Racing Driver lived here 1960-1972.
HILL, Octavia (1838-1912), (Plaque)
Housing Reformer, Co-founder of The National Trust, began her work here.
Hill, Sir Roland (My Sight)
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HILL, Sir Rowland (1795-1879), (Plaque)
Postal Reformer, lived here.
HILL, Sir Rowland, KCB, (Plaque)
Originator of the Penny Post, lived here in 1849-1879. Born 1795. Died 1879.
Hillingdon (Tube/DLR station)
HILTON, James (1900-1954), (Plaque)
Novelist and Scriptwriter, lived here.
Hippodrome Place (My Sight)
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Hitch, Private Frederick, VC (1856-1913) (Plaque)
hero of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift
HITCHCOCK, Sir Alfred (1899-1980), (Plaque)
Film Director, lived here 1926-1939.
HOBBS, Jack (1882-1963), (Plaque)
Cricketer, lived here.
HODGKIN, Thomas (1798-1866), (Plaque)
Physician, Reformer and Philanthropist, lived here.
HOFMANN, A.W. (1818-1892), (Plaque)
Professor of Chemistry, lived here.
Hogarth (My Sight)
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HOGG, Quintin (1845-1903), (Plaque)
Founder of the Polytechnic, Regent Street, lived here 1885-1898.
Hogshead (Pub)
Holborn (Major bus stop)
Holborn (Tube/DLR station)
Holborn Circus (Major bus stop)
Holborn Viaduct (My Sight)
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Holborn Viaduct (Major bus stop)
Holland House (My Sight)
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Holland Park (Tube/DLR station)
Holland Park Avenue (My Sight)
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Holloway Road (Tube/DLR station)
HOLMAN-HUNT, William, OM (1827-1910), (Plaque)
Painter, lived and died here.
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934) (Plaque)
The composer taught here from 1905 until his death in 1934. It was during this time that Holst composed the work for which he is best known, the renowned masterpiece, The Planets (1914-17).
HOLTBY, Winifred (1898-1935), (Plaque)
Writers and Reformers, lived here.
Holy Trinity (My Sight)
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Holy Trinity Kensington (My Sight)
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Holy Trinity Marylebone (My Sight)
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Home House (My Sight)
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Homerton (Tube/DLR station)
HOOD, Thomas (1799-1845) (Plaque)
Poet;
HOOD, Thomas (1799-1845), (Plaque)
Poet, lived and died here.
Hoop and Graps (Pub)
Hop Exchange (My Sight)
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Hope (Pub)
HOPKINS, Gerard Manley (1844-1889), (Plaque)
Poet, lived and studied in Manresa House.
Hopton Alms House - Hopton Gardens (My Sight)
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Hopton Street (My Sight)
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HORE-BELISHA, Lord (1893-1957), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Hornchurch (Tube/DLR station)
Horniman at Haywards Wharf (Pub)
HORNIMAN MUSEUM and GARDENS, The (Plaque)
Were given to the people of London in 1901 by Frederick John Horniman, who lived near this site.
HORNIMAN, John (1803-1893), (Plaque)
And Frederick John HORNIMAN (1835-1906), Tea Merchants, Collectors and Public Benefactors, lived here.
Horse Guards (My Sight)
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Horse Guards (My Sight)
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Horse Step (My Sight)
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Hounslow Central (Tube/DLR station)
Hounslow East (Tube/DLR station)
Hounslow West (Tube/DLR station)
Household Calavry Museum - Horseguards (My Sight)
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Houses of Parliament Bomb (Notorious)
In June 1974:, the IRA bombs the House of Parliament, causing extensive damage and injuring 11 people.
HOUSMAN, A.E. (1859-1936), (Plaque)
Poet and Scholar, wrote A Shropshire Lad while living here.
HOWARD, Ebenezer (1850-1928), (Plaque)
Pioneer of the Garden City Movement, lived here
HOWARD, John (1726-1790), (Plaque)
Prison Reformer, lived here.
HOWARD, Luke (1772-1864) (Plaque)
Namer of Clouds lived and died here
Hoxton Hall (My Sight)
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http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=533379&Y=181507&A=Y&Z=106 (My Sight)
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HUDSON, W.H. (William Henry) (Plaque)
writer
HUGHES, Arthur (1832-1915), (Plaque)
Pre-Raphaelite Painter, lived and died here.
HUGHES, David Edward (1831-1900), (Plaque)
Scientist and Inventor of the microphone, lived and worked here.
HUGHES, Hugh Price (1847-1902), (Plaque)
Methodist Preacher, lived and died here.
HUGHES, Mary (1860-1941), (Plaque)
Friend of all in need, lived and worked here 1926-1941.
Huguenots Chapel (My Sight)
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Hung, Drawn and Quartered (Pub)
Hungerford Bridge (My Sight)
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HUNT, James Henry, Leigh (1784-1859), (Plaque)
Essayist and Poet, lived here.
Hunter, John (My Sight)
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HUNTER, John (1728-1793), (Plaque)
Surgeon, lived here.
HUNTER, William. (Plaque)
This was the home and museum of Dr William Hunter, Anatomist (1718-1783).
HUSKISSON, William (1770-1830), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
HUTCHINSON, Sir Jonathan (1828-1913), (Plaque)
Surgeon, Scientist and Teacher, lived here.
HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963), (Plaque)
Men of Science and Letters, lived here.
HUXLEY, Julian (1887-1975), (Plaque)
Men of Science and Letters, lived here.
HUXLEY, Leonard (1860-1933), (Plaque)
Men of Science and Letters, lived here.
HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895), (Plaque)
Biologist, lived here.
Hyde Park (My Sight)
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Hyde Park - The Fountains (My Sight)
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Hyde Park Corner (Major bus stop)
Hyde Park Corner (Tube/DLR station)
HYNDMAN, Henry Mayers (1842-1921), (Plaque)
Socialist Leader, lived and died here.
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Ice Wharf (My Sight)
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Ickenham (Tube/DLR station)
Imperial (Pub)
Imperial Arms (Pub)
Imperial Camel Corps Memorial (My Sight)
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Imperial Measures, Official (My Sight)
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Imperial War Museum (My Sight)
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Imperial War Museum (Museum)
INNES, John (1829-1904), (Plaque)
Founder of the John Innes Horticultural Institute, lived here.
Institute of Painters (My Sight)
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Ionian Buildings (My Sight)
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Iranian Embassy Siege - Terrorists (Notorious)
In April 1984 the Embassy was atacked by 6 terrorist and those inside taken hostage. After the execution of one of the hostage the SAS stormed the building killing 5 of the terrorists and unfortunatly 1 hostage.
Ireland Yard/Playhouse Yard (My Sight)
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IRELAND, John (1879-1962), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here.
IRVING, Edward (1792-1834), (Plaque)
Founder of the Catholic Apostolic Church, lived here.
Irving, Sir Henry (My Sight)
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IRVING, Sir Henry (1838-1905), (Plaque)
Actor, lived here 1872-1899.
IRVING, Washington (1783-1859), (Plaque)
American Writer, lived here.
ISAACS, Rufus, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860-1935), (Plaque)
Lawyer and Statesman, lived and died here.
Island Gardens (Tube/DLR station)
Islington Angel (Major bus stop)
Isola (Restaurent)
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J Sheekey (Restaurent)
Jack the Ripper - Annie Chapman (Notorious)
The 3rd victim. Annie Chapmann was killen in the backyard of 29 Hanbury Street on the 8 September 1888.
Jack the Ripper - Catherine Eddowes (Notorious)
The 5th victim. Catherine Eddowes was kill in Mitre Square on the 30 September
Jack the Ripper - Elizabeth Stride (Notorious)
The 4th victim. The body of Elizabeth Stride was found behind a working mans club at 40 Henriques Street on the 30 September 1888. Her husband and children had shortly before died in the Princess ALica disaster.
Jack the Ripper - Martha Turner (1) (Notorious)
The 1st victim. On 7 August 1888 Martha Turner body was found in the Goerge Building Yard.
Jack the Ripper - Mary Ann Nicholls (2) (Notorious)
The 2nd victim. On the 31 August 1888, Mary Anne Hicholls, after leaving a pub in Brick Lane was killed in Durward Street.
Jack the Ripper - Mary Kelly (Notorious)
The 6th and last victim. On the 9 November 1888 Mary Kelly was killed in her home at 13 Millers Court. Her body was the most brutally disfigured of them all.
JACKSON, John Hughlings (1835-1911), (Plaque)
Physican, lived here.
Jacob Street - Slums (Notorious)
This area was one of the worst slums in 19 century London. Cholera was common. In Dickens Oliver Twist this is the area where Bill Sykes dies.
JACOBS, W.W. (1863-1943), (Plaque)
Author, lived here.
JAGGER, Charles Sargeant (1885-1934), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived and died here.
Jagger, Mick (Notorious)
Singer Lived here
Jamaica Wine House (Pub)
James Smith & Sons (My Sight)
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James Street (My Sight)
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James, C.L.R. (1901-1989) (Plaque)
Political activist, novelist, playwright, historian and renowned cricket writer. From 1981 until his death on 31 May 1989, C.L.R. James lived at 165 Railton Road in Brixton
JAMES, Henry (1843-1916), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here 1886-1902.
JEFFERIES, Richard (1848-1887), (Plaque)
Naturalist and Writer, lived here.
Jeffries, Judge (Notorious)
The infamous hanging judge is buried here.
Jellicoe, Admiral Earl Sir John Rushworth (My Sight)
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JELLICOE, Admiral of the Fleet, Earl, OM (1859-1935), (Plaque)
lived here.
Jenner (My Sight)
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Jennings, Humphrey (1907-1950) (Plaque)
One of the most renowned figures in documentary film making, he was influential as a film director, painter and writer
Jermyn Street (Shop)
JEROME, Jerome K. (1859-1927), (Plaque)
Author, wrote Three Men in a Boat while living here at Flat 104.
Jewel Tower (My Sight)
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Jews Free School - Wesminister (My Sight)
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Jin (Restaurent)
JINNAH, Mohammed Ali (Quaid I Azam) (1876-1948), (Plaque)
Statesman. Founder of Pakistan, stayed here in 1895.
Joel_Robuchon (Restaurent)
John Heminge and Henry Condell - Shakespeares Actors (My Sight)
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John Snow (Pub)
JOHN, Augustus. (Plaque)
This house was built for AUGUSTUS JOHN (1878-1961), Painter.
Johnson Building - 77 Hatton Garden (My Sight)
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JOHNSON, Amy (1903-1941), (Plaque)
Aviator, lived here.
JOHNSON, Dr Samuel (Plaque)
established an evening club at the Essex Head in 1783.
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, Writer (My Sight)
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JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784), (Plaque)
In this house, occupied by Thomas DAVIES, Bookseller, Dr Samuel JOHNSON first met James BOSWELL in 1763.
JOHNSTON, Edward (1872-1944), (Plaque)
Master Calligrapher, lived here 1905-1912.
JONES, Dr Ernest (1879-1958), (Plaque)
Pioneer Psychoanalyst, lived here.
Jordan, Mrs - Scandal (Notorious)
The future King William 4 saw Mrs Jordan act her. She became his mistress and bore him many children.
JORDAN, Mrs Dorothy (née Bland) (1762-1816), (Plaque)
Actress, lived here.
JOYCE, James (1882-1941), (Plaque)
Author, lived here in 1931
Jubilee Park (My Sight)
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KALVOS, Andreas (1792-1869), (Plaque)
Greek Poet and Patriot, lived here.
KARLOFF, BORIS, (alias for) PRATT, William Henry, (1887-1969), (Plaque)
Actor, was born here.
KARSAVINA, Tamara (1885-1978), (Plaque)
Ballerina, lived here.
KEATS, John, (Plaque)
Poet, lived in this house, b.1795, d.1821.
KELLY, Sir Gerald (1879-1972), (Plaque)
Portrait Painter, lived here 1916-1972
KELVIN, Lord (1824-1907), (Plaque)
Physicist and Inventor, lived here.
KEMPE, Charles Eamer (1837-1907), (Plaque)
Stained Glass Artist, lived and worked here.
Kennedy, John F. President (My Sight)
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Kennington (Tube/DLR station)
Kensal Green (Tube/DLR station)
Kensal Rise (Tube/DLR station)
Kensington & Knightsbridge (My Sight)
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Kensington (Olympia) (Tube/DLR station)
Kensington Palace (My Sight)
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Kensington Place (Restaurent)
Kentish Town (Tube/DLR station)
Kentish Town West (Tube/DLR station)
Kenton (Tube/DLR station)
Kenwood House (My Sight)
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Kenyatta, Jomo (c1894-1978) - first President of the Republic of Kenya (Plaque)
Revered today as the father of modern KenyaFighter for independence and first President of the Republic of Kenya lived here from 1933 to 1937.
Ketch, Jack - Executioner (Notorious)
All executioners are named Jack Ketch, since the bungled beheading of Charles 1.
Kew Bridge Steam Muesum (My Sight)
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Kew Gardens (Tube/DLR station)
Kew Gardens - Royal Botanic Gardens (My Sight)
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Kew Palace (My Sight)
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KEYNES, John Maynard (1883-1946), (Plaque)
Economist, lived here 1916-1946.
Keystone Crescent (My Sight)
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KHAN, Sir Syed Ahmed (1817-1898), (Plaque)
Muslim Reformer and Scholar, lived here 1869-1870.
Kilburn (Tube/DLR station)
Kilburn Park (Tube/DLR station)
Kinetoscope (Notorious)
On the 17 October 1894, the first moving pictures in London were shown here.
King and Queen (Pub)
King Edward Walk (My Sight)
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King George V Dock (My Sight)
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King Haakon VII of Norway (1872-1957) (Plaque)
King Haakon became a potent symbol for Norwegian nationalism when he led the government-in-exile from here
King of Corsica (Pub)
King Street (My Sight)
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King's College (My Sight)
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King's Cross St. Pancras (Tube/DLR station)
Kings Arms (Pub)
Kings Arms (Pub)
Kings Arms (Pub)
Kings Cross Station (My Sight)
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Kings Cross Tube Station Fire - Disaster (Notorious)
On the 19 November 1987 a fire broke out in the tube station, killing 30 and injuring many many more.
Kings Head (Pub)
Kings Library - British Museum (My Sight)
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Kings Reach - George V Memorial (My Sight)
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Kings Stairs (My Sight)
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Kingsbury (Tube/DLR station)
KINGSLEY, Charles (1819-1875), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here.
KINGSLEY, Mary (1862-1900), (Plaque)
Traveller and Ethnologist, lived here as a child.
KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936), (Plaque)
Poet and Story Writer, lived here 1889-1891.
Kirkaldys Testing and Experimenting Works (My Sight)
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KITCHENER of Khartoum, Field Marshal Earl, KG (1850-1916), (Plaque)
lived here 1914-1915.
KLEIN, Melanie (1882-1960), (Plaque)
Psychoanalyst and Pioneer of child analysis, lived here.
KNEE, Fred (1868-1914), (Plaque)
London Labour Party Pioneer and Housing Reformer, lived here.
KNIGHT, Dame Laura (1877-1970), (Plaque)
and Harold KNIGHT (1874-1961), Painters, lived here.
Knightsbridge (Major bus stop)
Knightsbridge (Tube/DLR station)
KOKOSCHKA, Oskar (1886-1980), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
KORDA, Sir Alexander (1893-1956) (Plaque)
Film Producer, worked here, 1932-1936
KOSSUTH, Louis (1802-1894), (Plaque)
Hungarian Patriot, stayed here.
KROPOTKIN, Prince Peter (1842-1921), (Plaque)
Theorist of Anarchism, lived here.
Kulu Kulu Sushi (Restaurent)
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L Escargot (Restaurent)
La Fromagerie (Shop)
LABOUCHERE, Henry (1831-1912), (Plaque)
Radical Member of Parliament and Journalist, lived here 1881-1903.
LABOUR PARTY (Plaque)
Site of the Congregational Memorial Hall; the LABOUR PARTY was founded here, 27th February 1900.
Ladbroke Grove (Tube/DLR station)
Lamb and Flag (Pub)
LAMB, Charles (1775-1834) (Plaque)
Writers, lived here.
LAMB, Charles Elia (1775-1834), (Plaque)
Essayist, lived here.
LAMB, Mary (1764-1847) (Plaque)
Writers, lived here.
LAMBERT, Constant (1905-1951), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here 1947-1951.
Lambeth Bridge (My Sight)
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Lambeth Marsh - Slum (Notorious)
This area was notorious for is entertainments and poor living conditions. Being on the south bank of the river the area did not fall under the jurisdiction of the strict City authorities, so all sorts went on. Few would ever admit to visiting the area, although many did. The person who made the most out of this slum was the Archbishop as he collected the rents.
Lambeth North (Tube/DLR station)
Lambeth Palace (My Sight)
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Lancaster Gate (Tube/DLR station)
Landsdowne Club, The (My Sight)
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Lanes Restaurant and Bar (Restaurent)
LANG, Andrew (1844-1912), (Plaque)
Man of Letters, lived here in 1876-1912.
Langley Street (My Sight)
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LANGTRY, Lillie (1852-1929), (Plaque)
Actress, lived here.
Lao She (1899-1966) (Plaque)
China’s most famous 20th century author where he lived from 1925 until 1928
LASKI, Harold (1893-1950), (Plaque)
Teacher and Political Philosopher, lived here 1926-1950.
Latimer Road (Tube/DLR station)
Latium (Restaurent)
LAUDER, Sir Harry (1870-1950), (Plaque)
Music Hall Artist, lived here 1903-1911.
LAUGHTON, Charles (1899-1962), (Plaque)
Actor, lived here 1928-1931
Launceston Place (Restaurent)
Laurence Pountney Hill (My Sight)
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Lavender Hill Mob - Movie (Notorious)
Here at the junction of Bramley and Freston (then Latimer) Roads is where all the poloce cars converged for the big pile up in the film The Lavender Hill Mob.
LAVERY, Sir John (1856-1941), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here 1899-1940.
LAWRENCE, David Herbert (1885-1930), (Plaque)
Novelist and Poet, lived here in 1915.
LAWRENCE, Susan (1871-1947), (Plaque)
Social Reformer, lived here.
Lawrence, T. E. - (of Arabia) (My Sight)
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LAWRENCE, T.E. (1888-1935), (Plaque)
Army officer. Lawrence of Arabia, lived here.
la_noisette (Restaurent)
Le Grande Marque (Pub)
Le Petit Max (Restaurent)
Le Soufflé (Restaurent)
Leadenhall (Shop)
Leadenhall Market (My Sight)
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LEAR, Edward (1812-1888), (Plaque)
Artist and Writer, lived here.
LECKY, W.E.H. (William Edward Hartpole) (1838-1903), (Plaque)
Historian and Essayist, lived and died here.
Leicester Square (My Sight)
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Leicester Square (Major bus stop)
Leicester Square (Tube/DLR station)
Leigh, Vivien (Notorious)
Actress Lived and died here
LEIGH, Vivien (1913-1967), (Plaque)
Actress, lived here.
Leighton House Museum (My Sight)
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LEIGHTON, Frederick, Lord (1830-1896), (Plaque)
Painter, lived and died here.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich - Politician (Plaque)
Soviet communist revolutionary lived here in 1905
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich - Politician (Plaque)
Soviet communist revolutionary lived here in 1903
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich - Politician (Plaque)
Soviet communist revolutionary lived here in 1911
Lennon, John (1940-80) (Plaque)
The musician and songwriter. The basement and ground-floor flat was the first home that Lennon shared with Yoko Ono. They lived there in the latter half of 1968, during which time John was creatively very active, working on The Beatles White Album It was
LENO, Dan (1860-1904), (Plaque)
Music Hall Comedian, lived here 1898-1901.
Leper Hospital (Notorious)
A 12 century leper hospital stood on the site of the current Church of St Giles in the Field. St Giles was the patron saint of outcasts.
Leper Hospital (Notorious)
This was the site of a leper hospital, until Henry 8 acquired the land an built St Jamess Palace.
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931), (Plaque)
Architect and First Principal of this School in 1896 to 1911.
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here 1880-1891.
LEVER, William Hesketh, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925) (Plaque)
Soap-maker and Philanthropist, lived and died here
LEWIS, Percy Wyndham (1882-1957), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
LEWIS, Ted Kid (1893-1970), (Plaque)
World Champion Boxer, lived and died here.
Lewisham (Tube/DLR station)
LEYBOURNE, George (1842-1884), (Plaque)
Music Hall Comedian Champagne Charlie, lived and died here.
LEYELL, Sir Charles (1797-1875) (Plaque)
Geologist, and from 1876-1882
Leyton (Tube/DLR station)
Leytonstone (Tube/DLR station)
Liberty (Shop)
Limehouse (Tube/DLR station)
Limehouse Basin (My Sight)
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Limehouse Hole (My Sight)
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Lina Store (My Sight)
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Lina Store (Shop)
Lincoln's Inn (My Sight)
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Lincoln's Inn Chapel (My Sight)
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Lincoln's Inn Field (My Sight)
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Lincoln, Abraham - American President (My Sight)
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LIND, Jenny (Madame Goldschmidt) (1820-1887), (Plaque)
Singer, lived here.
Lindsay House (Restaurent)
LINDSEY, Rev. Theophilus (1723-1808), (Plaque)
Unitarian Minister, founded Essex Street Chapel here in 1774.
LINNEAN SOCIETY (Plaque)
met here 1820-1857.
Linnean Society - Burlington House (My Sight)
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Linnean Society - Burlington House- Piccadilly (My Sight)
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LINNELL, John (1792-1882), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here. BLAKE, William (1757-1827), stayed here as his guest.
LISTER, Joseph, Lord (1827-1912), (Plaque)
Surgeon, lived here.
Lister, Lord Joseph (My Sight)
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Little Venice (My Sight)
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Liverpool Lord Robert Banks Jenkinson Earl of - Prime Minister (Plaque)
He was prime minister during the Napoleonic Wars which he was able to bring to a successful conclusion. Lived here
Liverpool Street (Major bus stop)
Liverpool Street (Tube/DLR station)
Liverpool Street Station (My Sight)
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Liverpool Street Station - Plague Graveyard (Notorious)
One of the Plague pits
LLOYD GEORGE, David, Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here
Lloyd Webber, Andrew (Notorious)
Composer Live here
LLOYD, Marie (1870-1922), (Plaque)
singer. Music Hall Artiste, lived here.
Lloyds (My Sight)
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Lloyds Register (My Sight)
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Locanda Locatelli (Restaurent)
LOCKYER, Sir Norman (1836-1920) (Plaque)
Astronomer, Physicist and Founder of Nature, lived here1876-1920
Loco (Restaurent)
Lombard Street Brasserie (Restaurent)
London Bridge (My Sight)
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London Bridge (Major bus stop)
London Bridge (Tube/DLR station)
London Bridge - Disaster (Notorious)
In 1212 fire broke out at both ends and 3,000 people died.
London Bridge City (My Sight)
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London Eye (Museum)
London Eye - Wheel (My Sight)
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London Necropolis Railway (Notorious)
Due to over full cemeteries, high death rate caused by Cholera and other illnesses, London almost ran out of burial space. One solution was the Necropolis Railway. This is the site of the London station of the Necropolis railway. From here the bodies in there coffins and the mourners would be transported to the cemetery in Woking.
London Stone (My Sight)
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London Transport Museum (My Sight)
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London Transport Museum (Museum)
London Underwriter Centre - Minster Court (My Sight)
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London Wall 1 (My Sight)
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Long Acre (My Sight)
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LOranger (Restaurent)
Lord John Russell (Pub)
LOUDON, John Claudius. (Plaque)
Here lived John and Jane Loudon (1783-1843), and (1807-1858). Their horticultural work gave new beauty to London squares.
Loughton (Tube/DLR station)
LOVELACE, Ada, Countess of (1815-1852), (Plaque)
Pioneer of Computing, lived here.
Lovett, Mrs - Murderer (Notorious)
Sweeny Todds partner. He, a barber, killed many of his customers, whos bodies would be cut up and baked in pies, that Mrs Lovett sold in her shop in Bell Yard.
Low Lander (Pub)
LOW, Sir David (1891-1963), (Plaque)
Cartoonist, lived here at No. 33
LT Power Station (My Sight)
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LUCAN, Arthur (Arthur Towle) (1887-1954), (Plaque)
Entertainer and Creator of Old Mother Riley, lived here.
Ludgate Circus (Major bus stop)
LUGARD, Lord (1858-1945), (Plaque)
Colonial Administrator, lived here 1912-1919.
LUTYENS, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944), (Plaque)
Architects, lived and died here.
Lyceum Tavern (Pub)
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MACAULAY, Rose (1881-1958), (Plaque)
Writer, lived and died here.
MACAULAY, Thomas Babington, Lord (1800-1859), (Plaque)
Historian and Man of Letters, lived here (now Atkins Buildings Queen Elizabeth College).
MACAULAY, Zachary (1768-1838), (Plaque)
Philanthropist, and his son, Thomas Babington MACAULAY, afterwards Lord MACAULAY (1800-1859) Historian and Man of letters, lived here.
MacDonald, George (1824 to 1905) (Plaque)
Scottish writer
MACDONALD, Ramsay (1866-1937), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here 1916-1925.
MACDONALD, Ramsay (1866-1937), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here
MACKLIN ,Charles (1697-1797), (Plaque)
Actor
MACMILLAN, Douglas (1884-1969), (Plaque)
Founder of Macmillan Cancer Relief, lived here.
MACNEICE, Louis (1907-1963), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here 1947-1952.
Mad Hatter, The (Pub)
Made in Brasil (Restaurent)
Madhus (Restaurent)
MADOX BROWN, Ford (1821-1893), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
Magpie and Stump (Pub)
Maida Vale (Tube/DLR station)
Malet Street Gardens (My Sight)
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MALLARME, Stephene (1842-1898), (Plaque)
Poet, stayed here in 1863.
MALLON, Dr Jimmy, CH (1874-1961), (Plaque)
Warden of Toynbee Hall, Champion of Social Reform, lived here.
MALONE, Edmond (1741-1812), (Plaque)
Shakespearian Scholar, lived here 1779-1812.
MANBY, Charles (1804-1884), (Plaque)
Civil Engnieer, lived here.
Manchester Square (My Sight)
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MANNING, Cardinal Henry Edward (1808-1892), (Plaque)
lived here.
Manor House (Tube/DLR station)
MANSBRIDGE, Albert (1876-1952), (Plaque)
Founder of the Workers Educational Association, lived here.
MANSFIELD, Katherine (1888-1923), (Plaque)
Writer, and her husband, John Middleton MURRY (1889-1957), Critic, lived here.
Mansion House (My Sight)
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Mansion House (Tube/DLR station)
MANSON, Sir Patrick (1844-1922), (Plaque)
Father of modern tropical medicine, lived here.
Marble Arch (My Sight)
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Marble Arch (Major bus stop)
Marble Arch (Tube/DLR station)
Marchioness - Disaster (Notorious)
On the 20 August 1989 a disco boat the Marchioness, with over 200 on board collided with the 2,000 ton dredger Bowbell. 57 people died.
Marchmont Street (My Sight)
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MARCONI, Guglielmo (1874-1937), (Plaque)
Inventor. The Pioneer of wireless communications, lived here in 1896-1897.
Maritime Museum (Museum)
Market Towers (My Sight)
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Markov, Georgi - Spys (Notorious)
Assasinated Bulgarian defector. Was poked in the leg with an umbrella, and died 2 days later. It turns out he had been darted with ricin poison.
Marlborough House (My Sight)
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Marlow, Christopher (Notorious)
Playwrite Marlow was stabbed to death here by Ingram Frezer on the 30 May 1593. Frezer also happened to be Thomas Walsinghams, Elizabeth 1 spy master, servant. The official version tells of the fight, the conspiracy version say Marlows was a silenced by the government. Marlow was a popular playwright.
Marquees of Granby (Pub)
MARRYAT, Captain Frederick (1792-1848), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Marsden, William (My Sight)
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MARSDEN, William (1796-1867), (Plaque)
Surgeon, founder of the Royal Free and Royal Marsden Hospitals, lived here.
Marx, Karl (My Sight)
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MARX, Karl (1818-1883), (Plaque)
political theorist lived here 1851-1856.
Marx, Karl - Library (My Sight)
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Mary Ward House (My Sight)
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Marylebone (My Sight)
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Marylebone (Major bus stop)
Marylebone (Tube/DLR station)
Marylebone Station (My Sight)
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MASEFIELD, John, O.M. (1878-1967) (Plaque)
Poet Laureate, lived here 1907-1912
Mason's Arms (Pub)
Mass War Grave (Notorious)
Thousand of Scottish prisoners from the battle of Worcester in the Civil War were buried here.
MATTHAY, Tobias (1858-1945), (Plaque)
Teacher and Pianist, lived here.
MAUGHAM, William Somerset (1874-1965), (Plaque)
Novelist and Playwright, lived here 1911-1919.
Maughan Library (My Sight)
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MAURICE, Frederick Denison (1805-1872), (Plaque)
Christian Philosopher and Educationalist, lived here 1862-1866.
MAXIM, Sir Hiram (1840-1896), (Plaque)
Inventor and Engineer, designed and manufactured THE MAXIM GUN in a workshop on these premises.
MAXWELL, James Clerk (1831-1879), (Plaque)
Physicist, lived here.
MAY, Phil (1864-1903), (Plaque)
Artist, lived and worked here.
MAYER, Sir Robert (1879-1985), (Plaque)
Philanthropist and Patron of Music, lived here in flat No. 31.
Mayfair (My Sight)
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Mayflower (Pub)
Mayflower Pub, The (My Sight)
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MAYHEW, Henry (1812-1887), (Plaque)
Founder of Punch and author of London Labour and the London Poor, lived here.
Mayor, Lord - Coach (My Sight)
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maze (Restaurent)
MAZZINI, Giuseppe (1805-1872), (Plaque)
Italian Patriot, lived here.
McCormack, John (1884-1945) (Plaque)
Hailed as the greatest lyric tenor of the twentieth century
McGILL, Donald (1875-1962), (Plaque)
Postcard Cartoonist, lived here.
McINDOE, Sir Archibald (1900-1960), (Plaque)
Reconstructive surgeon lived here in Flat 14.
McMILLAN, The Rachael McMillan College (1930-1977), (Plaque)
Margaret McMillan, CH (1860-1931), Pioneer of nursery education, lived here.
Meard Street (My Sight)
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Mecklenburgh Square (My Sight)
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MEE, Arthur (1875-1943), (Plaque)
Journalist, Author and Topographer, lived here.
MELBA, Dame Nellie (1861-1931) (Plaque)
Operatic Soprana resided here in 1906.
Melton Mowbray (Pub)
Melville, Herman (My Sight)
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MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891) - Author (Plaque)
Author of Moby Dick, lived here in 1849
Memorial Gates (My Sight)
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Mercer Street (My Sight)
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Merchant Navy and fishing fleets Memorial (My Sight)
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MEREDITH, George, OM (1828-1909), (Plaque)
Poet and Novelist, lived here.
Merrick, Joseph - The Elephant Man (Notorious)
Merrick, the Elephand Man, lived and died here after he was rescued from a freak show. His skeletom is still kept in the hospital.
Methodist Central Hall (My Sight)
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Methodist Central Hall (My Sight)
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METTERNICH, Prince (1773-1859), (Plaque)
Austrian Statesman, lived here in 1848.
MEYNELL, Alice (1847-1922), (Plaque)
Poet and Essayist, lived here.
MI5 - Spys (Notorious)
The former headquarters of MI5 used to be here at 140 Gower Street
Michelin House (My Sight)
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Middlesex Guildhall (My Sight)
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Middlesex Session House (My Sight)
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Mile End (Tube/DLR station)
Milford Street (My Sight)
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Mill Hill East (Tube/DLR station)
Mill Stairs (My Sight)
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MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873), (Plaque)
Philosopher, lived here.
MILLAIS, Sir John Everett, Bt PRA (1829-1896), (Plaque)
Painter, lived and died here.
Millbank Peir (My Sight)
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MILLBANK PRISON. (Plaque)
Near this site stood Millbank Prison, which was opened in 1816 and closed in 1890. This buttress stood at the head of the river steps from which, until 1867, prisoners sentenced to transportation embarked on their journey to Australia.
Millbank Tower (My Sight)
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Millennium Bridge (My Sight)
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Millennium Harbour (My Sight)
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MILLER, Lee (1907-1977). (Plaque)
Photographer
MILNE, A.A. (1882-1956), (Plaque)
Author, lived here.
MILNER, Alfred, Lord (1854-1925), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
Minerva House (My Sight)
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Minor, Dr William Chester (Notorious)
On 17 February 1872 Dr George Minor, an American Army Officer living in London, shot and killed George Merrit for no reason here. He was found to be mad and sent to Broadmoor Asylum. During his time there he became one of the major writers and contributors to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Mint Leaf (Restaurent)
Mint Street - Slum (Notorious)
The area was a criminal ghetto in the early 19 century.
Mirabelle (Restaurent)
MITFORD, Nancy (1904-1973), (Plaque)
Writer, worked here 1942-1945.
Mitre Square (My Sight)
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Mju (Restaurent)
MONDRIAN, Piet Cornelis (1872-1944), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
MONTEFIORE, Sir Moses (1784-1885), (Plaque)
Philanthropist and Jewish Leader, lived here for sixty years.
Montgomery, Field Marshal Viscount Alamein (My Sight)
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MONTGOMERY, Field-Marshal, Viscount, of Alamein (1887-1976), (Plaque)
was born here.
Monument (Major bus stop)
Monument (Tube/DLR station)
MOODY, Dr Harold (1882-1847), (Plaque)
Campaigner for Racial Equality, lived and worked here.
Moon and Sixpence (Pub)
Moon Under Water (Pub)
Moon, Keith (Notorious)
Muscian. Harry Nilsson who owned this flat only used it on visits to London, at other times he would loan it out. One was Cass Elliott, of the Mamas and Papas, who died here in on 27 July 1974. Four years later on 7 September 1978 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, also died here.
MOORE, George (1852-1933), (Plaque)
Author, lived and died here.
Moore, Henry O.M. (1898-1986), (Plaque)
former home and studio of One of the greatest sculptors of the 20th century,
MOORE, Tom (1779-1852), (Plaque)
Irish Poet, lived here.
Moorgate (Major bus stop)
Moorgate (Tube/DLR station)
Moorpark (Tube/DLR station)
Morden (Tube/DLR station)
More London (My Sight)
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More, Sir Thomas (My Sight)
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More, Sir Thomas More (My Sight)
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Morell Mackenzie - Doctor (My Sight)
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Morgan M (Restaurent)
MORGAN, Charles (1894-1958), (Plaque)
Novelist and Critic, lived and died here.
Morgan, John Pierpont (1837-1913) (Plaque)
Former London home of the international bankers
Morgan, Junius S. (1813-1890) (Plaque)
Former London home of the international bankers
Mornington Crescent (Tube/DLR station)
MORRELL, Lady Ottoline (1873-1938), (Plaque)
Literary Hostess and Patron of the Arts, lived here.
MORRIS William (Plaque)
Poet and Artist lived here 1860-1865.
MORRIS, William (1834-1896) (Plaque)
In this house lived from 1856-1859 , Poet and Artist, .
MORRISON, Herbert, Lord Morrison of Lambeth (1888-1965), (Plaque)
Member of Parliament. Cabinet Minister and Leader of the London County Council, lived here 1929-1960.
MORSE, Samuel (1791-1872), (Plaque)
American Painter and Inventor of the Morse Code, lived here 1812-1815.
Mosley, Sir Oswald (Notorious)
Sir Oswald Mosley Member of Parliament, the British Nazi/Fascist lived at 8-9 Smith Square.
Mount Vernon (My Sight)
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MOUNTBATTEN, Earl of Burma (1900-1979) and Countess of Burma (1901-1960) (Plaque)
Last Viceroy and Vicereine of India lived here.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (My Sight)
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MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791), (Plaque)
composed his first symphony here in 1764.
Mr Lloyds coffee house (Notorious)
From 1688, ship captains, owners and merchants would gather at Mr Lloyds coffee house on Tower Street to get reliable shipping news and marine insurance. Lloyds of London had been born.
Mucky Duck (Pub)
Mudchute (Tube/DLR station)
MUIRHEAD, Alexander (1848-1920), (Plaque)
Electrical Engineer, lived here.
MUNRO, Hector Hugh, alias SAKI (1870-1916) (Plaque)
Short Story Writer, lived here
Murder One (Shop)
Murrow, Edward R. (1908-1965) (Plaque)
During his career, which spanned a quarter of a century, Edward R. Murrow did much to shape the format for television news that we see today. He famously took on Senator Joseph McCarthy, the virulent anti-Communist. One broadcast at the height of the Bli
Museum of Docklands (Museum)
Museum of London (Museum)
Museum Tavern (Pub)
MYERS, George (1803-1875), (Plaque)
Master Builder, lived here 1842-1853.
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Nags Head (Pub)
NAPOLEON III (1808-1873), (Plaque)
Emperor of the French, lived here 1848.
Napoleon, Louis (Notorious)
During his exile he lived at 1 Carlton Gardens.
Narrow Street (My Sight)
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Narrow Street (Pub)
NASH, Paul (1889-1946), (Plaque)
Artist, lived in Flat 176 1914-1936.
Nathalie (Restaurent)
National Gallery (Museum)
National Gallery, The (My Sight)
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National Portrait Gallery (Museum)
Natural History Museum (My Sight)
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Nautical School (My Sight)
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Navigators Memorial (My Sight)
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Neal Street (My Sight)
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Neal Street Restaurant (Restaurent)
Neal's Yard Dairy (Shop)
Neals Yard (My Sight)
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Neals Yard Dairy (Shop)
Neasden (Tube/DLR station)
Neave Airey - Assassination (Notorious)
Airey Neave the Minister for Northern Ireland was blown up by an IRA bomb while driving his car out off the car park under Parliament, on the evening of the 30 March 1979.
Necropolis Station (My Sight)
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NEHRU, Jawaharlal (1889-1964), (Plaque)
First Prime Minister of India, lived here in 1910 and 1912.
Nell Gwen (Pub)
Nellie Dean of Soho (Pub)
Nelson Dock (My Sight)
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NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805), (Plaque)
lived here in 1797. Born 1758, fell at Trafalgar 1805.
Nelson, Horatio, Admiral , Viscount , Duke of Bronte (My Sight)
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NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805), (Plaque)
lived here in 1798.
Nelson, Lord Horatio, Admiral , Viscount , Duke of Bronte (My Sight)
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New Burlington Place 16 -The Crown Estate (My Sight)
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New Cavendish Street 63 - Asia House (My Sight)
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New Concord Wharf (My Sight)
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New Crane Wharf (My Sight)
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New Cross (Tube/DLR station)
New Cross Gate (Tube/DLR station)
New Street (My Sight)
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NEWBOLT, Sir Henry (1862-1938), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here.
Newbury Park (Tube/DLR station)
Newgate stamped - Disaster (Notorious)
In 1802, during a hanging in Newgate, 40,000 people stampeded leaving hundreds dead.
NEWMAN, John Henry (Plaque)
In this house John Henry NEWMAN (1801-1890), later Cardinal Newman, spent some of his early years.
Newman, John Henry Cardinal (1801 - 1890) (My Sight)
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Newton, Sir Isaac (My Sight)
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NEWTON, Sir Isaac (1642-1727), (Plaque)
Scientist, Natural Philosopher, lived here.
NICHOLSON, Ben, O.M. (1894-1982) (Plaque)
Artist, lived and died here
NICOLSON, Harold (1886-1968) and SACKVLLE-WEST, Vita (1892-1962), (Plaque)
Writers and Gardeners, lived here.
NIGHTINGALE, Florence (1820-1910), (Plaque)
Nurse, Lived and died in a house on this site.
Nilsen, Dennis - Serial Killer (Notorious)
Dennis Nilsen was one of the most prolific killers London has ever seen. He was convicted of killing 3, but it seems fairly certain that actually murdered 16 and possibly many more. All his victims were men, that he picked up in local pubs, he would take them back to his home and then kill them. He would keep their bodys until they rotted to "retain some friendship", he then cut up the remain and dumped some parts down the sink. This is how he was caught, the drains were block, and the plumbers has a shock.
Nilsen, Dennis - Serial Killer (Notorious)
Dennis Nilsen was one of the most prolific killers London has ever seen. He was convicted of killing 3, but it seems fairly certain that actually murdered 16 and possibly many more. All his victims were men, that he picked up in local pubs, he would take them back to his home and then kill them. He would keep their bodys until they rotted to "retain some friendship", he then cut up the remain and dumped some parts down the sink. This is how he was caught, the drains were block, and the plumbers has a shock.
Nilsson, Harry (Notorious)
Muscian. Harry Nilsson who owned this flat only used it on visits to London, at other times he would loan it out. One was Cass Elliott, of the Mamas and Papas, who died here in on 27 July 1974. Four years later on 7 September 1978 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, also died here.
Nobu (Restaurent)
NOEL-BAKER, Philip (1889-1982), (Plaque)
Olympic Sportsman, Campaigner for Peace and Disarmament, lived here.
NOLLEKENS, Joseph (1737-1823), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived and died in a house on this site.
Norfolk Arms (Pub)
Norfolk House (My Sight)
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North Acton (Tube/DLR station)
North Ealing (Tube/DLR station)
North Grenwich (Tube/DLR station)
North Harrow (Tube/DLR station)
North Sea (Restaurent)
North Wembley (Tube/DLR station)
North Woolwich (Tube/DLR station)
North, Frederick Loerd - Prime Minister (Plaque)
He supported George IIIs American policies and took a hard line with the colonies. He was forced out of office, resigning in 1782, upon the utter and total failure of his policies. He lived at 41 Grosvenor Square.
Northfields (Tube/DLR station)
Northolt (Tube/DLR station)
Northwick Park (Tube/DLR station)
Northwood (Tube/DLR station)
Northwood Hills (Tube/DLR station)
Norway Dock (My Sight)
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Notting Hill Gate (Tube/DLR station)
Novello, Ivor (Notorious)
Singer Lived here
NOVELLO, Ivor (1893-1951), (Plaque)
Composer and Actor-Manager, lived and died in a flat on the top floor of this building.
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Oakroom (My Sight)
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Oakwood (Tube/DLR station)
OCASEY, Sean (1880-1964), (Plaque)
Playwright, lived here at flat No. 49
Ocean Wharf (My Sight)
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OESTERBERG, Martina Bergman (1849-1915), (Plaque)
Pioneer of Physical Education for Women, lived and worked here.
OHIGGINS, Bernardo (1778-1842), (Plaque)
General, Statesman and Liberator of Chile, lived and studied here.
Old Baily (My Sight)
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Old Bank of England (Pub)
Old Bell Tavern (Pub)
Old Billingsgate Market (My Sight)
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Old Booths Distillery (My Sight)
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Old Cock Tavern (Pub)
Old Coffee House (Pub)
Old Curiosity Shop, The (My Sight)
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Old Operating Theatre (Museum)
Old Red Lion (Pub)
Old Street (Major bus stop)
Old Street (Tube/DLR station)
Old Thamesside Inn (Pub)
Old Turkish Baths (My Sight)
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Old Vic (My Sight)
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Old War Office (My Sight)
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OLDFIELD, Ann (1683-1730), (Plaque)
Actress, first occupant of this house, 1725-1730.
OLIVER, Percy Lane (1878-1944), (Plaque)
Founder of the first voluntary blood donor service, lived and worked here.
Olivers Wharf (My Sight)
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Olivier - Lord Laurence (My Sight)
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Olivier, Lord Laurence (Notorious)
Actor Lived here
On the river (My Sight)
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One Tun, The (Pub)
ONSLOW, Arthur (1691-1768), (Plaque)
Member of Parliament. Speaker of the House of Commons from 1728 to 1761, lived in a house on this site.
Oriental Restaurant, The (Restaurent)
origin (Restaurent)
Ornamental Canal (My Sight)
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ORPEN, Sir William (1878-1931), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
Orrery (Restaurent)
ORWELL, George (1903-1950), (Plaque)
Novelist and Political Essayist, lived here.
ORWELL, George (1903-1950), (Plaque)
Novelist and Political Essayist, lived here in 1945.
Osborne House - Nation Association of Flowe Arrangers (My Sight)
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Osterley (Tube/DLR station)
OUIDA (Maria Louisa de la Ramée) (1839-1908), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Outram, Gereral Sir James (My Sight)
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Oval (Tube/DLR station)
Oxford Circus (My Sight)
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Oxford Circus (Major bus stop)
Oxford Circus (Tube/DLR station)
Oxford Street Bomb (Notorious)
Sept. 12 1973, an IRA rock Londons Oxford Street.
Oxo Tower (My Sight)
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Paddington (Major bus stop)
Paddington (Tube/DLR station)
Paddington Basin (My Sight)
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Paddington Bear (My Sight)
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Paddington Street Gardens (My Sight)
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Page Street (My Sight)
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PAGE, Sir Frederick Handley (1885-1962), (Plaque)
Aircraft Designer Engineer and Manufacturer, lived here in Flat 3.
Painted Heron, The (Restaurent)
PALGRAVE, Francis Turner (1824-1897), (Plaque)
Compiler of The Golden Treasury, lived here 1862-1875.
PALMER, Samuel (1805-1881), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here 1851-1861.
Palmerston, Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Palmerston brought an end to the Crimean War and was successful in keeping India part of the Empire, quashing an attempted mutiny. This government foreign policy was to remain neutral during the American Civil War. It recognized the newly formed kingdom o
PALMERSTON, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865), (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here.
PALMERSTON, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, born here.
PALMERSTON, Lord (1784-1865). (Plaque)
In this house formerly a Royal residence lived Lord Parlmerston, Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary.
Palmerston, Viscount - Henry John Temple - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858-1928), Dame Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958) (Plaque)
Founder of the Womens Social and Political Union. Born Emmeline Goulden. In 1889, Emmeline helped to found the Womens Franchise League which fought to allow married women the right to vote in local elections. Emmeline and Christabel founded the Womens Soc
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960) (Plaque)
Reformer. Campaigner for Womens Rights, lived here.
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960) (Plaque)
Reformer. Campaigner for Womens Rights, lived here.
Pankhurst, Emmeline and Christabel (My Sight)
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Pantheon Theatre (Notorious)
Marks and Spencers stands oh the site of the former Pantheon theatre.
Paolo Restaurant and Bar (Restaurent)
Park Crescent (My Sight)
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Park Lane (My Sight)
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Park Royal (Tube/DLR station)
Parliament Hill (Notorious)
So called as legend has it that Guy Fawkes and his follow plotters planed to watch the blowing up of the Houses of Parliament from here. To this day you still get one of the best views of London from here.
Parliament Hill Fields (My Sight)
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Parliament Square (My Sight)
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Parliament View (My Sight)
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Parliament, The Houses of (My Sight)
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PARRY, Sir Charles Hubert (1848-1918), (Plaque)
Musician, lived here.
Parsons Green (Tube/DLR station)
PATEL, Sardar (1875-1950), (Plaque)
Indian Statesman, lived here.
Paternoster Square (My Sight)
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PATMORE, Coventry (1823-1896), (Plaque)
Poet and Essayist, lived here 1863-1864.
Paxton & Whitfield (Shop)
Peabody Estate (My Sight)
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Peabody, George (My Sight)
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PEABODY, George (1795-1869), (Plaque)
Philanthropist, died here.
PEAKE, Mervyn (1911-1968), (Plaque)
Author and Artist, lived here 1960-1968.
PEARSON, John Loughborough (1817-1897), (Plaque)
Architects, lived and died here.
PEARSON, Karl (1857-1936), (Plaque)
Pioneer Statistician, lived here.
Peasants Revolt (Notorious)
Wat Tyler led a larger group of peasants from Kent to London in June 1381, to protest about poll taxes. They took over large parts of the city, including the Tower. The rebellion was suppressed and Tyler murdered in Smithfield.
PEEL, Sir Robert (1750-1830), (Plaque)
Manufacturer and Reformer lived here.
PEEL, Sir Robert (1788-1850) (Plaque)
Prime Minister, Founder of the Metropolitan Police, lived here.
Peel, Sir Robert - Prime Minister (My Sight)
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Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister (Notorious)
He became an Member of Parliament in 1809 and Home Secretary in 1822. Peel was responsible for the establishment of the Metropolitan Police Force in 1829 and was Prime Minister for a short time in 1834-5. His second ministry lasted from 1841 to 1846. He lived at 36 13 Great George Street in 1813.
PELHAM, Henry (1695-1754), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here.
Peninsular Heights (My Sight)
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PENROSE, Sir Roland (1900-1984) (Plaque)
Surrealist live here.
Penzance Place (My Sight)
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Pepys, Samual (My Sight)
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PEPYS, Samuel (1633-1703), (Plaque)
Diarist and Secretary of the Admiralty, lived here 1679-1688.
PEPYS, Samuel. (Plaque)
In a house formerly standing on this site lived Samuel PEPYS (1633-1703), Diarist
PERCEVAL, The Hon. Spencer (1762-1812) - PM (My Sight)
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PERCEVAL, The Hon. Spencer (1762-1812), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here. He is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated while in office.
Percival, Spencer Prime Minister - Assassination (Notorious)
On the 11 May 1812 as he was entering the House of Commons, the Prime Minister Spencer Percival was shot dead by John Bellingham. As part of the security clamp down troops sealed off London and all mail was stopped to prevent any potential plot. It later became clear that Bellingham, was unbalanced and acting alone, he executed the following week.
Perivale (Tube/DLR station)
Pescatori (Restaurent)
Peto Place (My Sight)
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Peto Place (My Sight)
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PETRIE, Sir William Matthew Flinders (1853-1942), (Plaque)
Egyptologist, lived here.
Petty, William (1737-1805) the 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquess of Lansdowne (Plaque)
Prime Minister for seven months, renowned for his controversial views and unpopular political alliances. called ‘the Jesuit of Berkley Square’ by George III, due in part to his many far-sighted ideals
Pharmacy (Restaurent)
PHELPS, Samuel (1804-1878), (Plaque)
Tragedian, lived here.
Phene Arms (Pub)
PHILPOT, Glyn (1863-1937) (Plaque)
In these studios lived and worked the artists Glyn PHILPOT (1863-1937), Vivian FORBES (1891-1937), James PRYDE (1866-1941), F. Cayley ROBINSON (1862-1927).
Phoenix Garden (My Sight)
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Piccadilly Arcade (My Sight)
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Piccadilly Arcade (Shop)
Piccadilly Circus (My Sight)
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Piccadilly Circus (Tube/DLR station)
PICK, Frank (1878-1941), (Plaque)
Pioneer of good design for London Transport, lived here.
Pickering Place (My Sight)
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Pied à Terre (Restaurent)
Pied Bull Yard (My Sight)
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Pier Head (My Sight)
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Pimlico (Tube/DLR station)
PINERO, Sir Arthur (1855-1934), (Plaque)
Playwright, lived here 1909-1934.
Pinner (Tube/DLR station)
Pipers model of the City of London (My Sight)
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Pipers Wharf (My Sight)
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PISSARRO, Lucien (1863-1944), (Plaque)
Painter, Printer, Wood Engraver, lived here.
Pitt, William (Elder) Earl of Chatham - PM (My Sight)
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Pitt, William (Elder) Earl of Chatham - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Known as the Great Commoner, he dominated the political scene influencing government from within and without. He is remembered for his vocal criticism of harsh British policy levied against the American colonies and his skills as a wartime leader during t
Pitt, William (The Younger) (My Sight)
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PITT, WILLIAM the younger (1759-1806) (Plaque)
Prime Minister lived here 1803 to 1804
Pitt, William the Younger - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Son of William Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham, this William Pitt is the youngest prime minister on record, winning the post at the tender age of 24 in 1783. As prime minister he is remembered for his tough policies against corruption, fiscal reform, shif
PITT, William, Earl of Chatham. (Plaque)
Here lived three Prime Ministers William PITT, Earl of Chatham (1708-1778).
PITT-RIVERS, Lieutenant General Augustus Henry Lane Fox (1827-1900), (Plaque)
Anthropologist and Archaeologist, lived here.
PLAATJE, Sol (1876-1932), (Plaque)
Black South African Writer, lived here.
PLACE, Francis (1771-1854), (Plaque)
Political Reformer, lived here 1833-1851.
Plague (Notorious)
The 1665 Great Plague began in the parish od St Giles
Plague Pit - Royal Mint (Notorious)
This is the site of a plague burial ground, it was 70 wide and 130 meter long.
Plague Pit - Tothill Fields (Notorious)
Site of the plague pit
Plaistow (Tube/DLR station)
Plateau (Restaurent)
PLATH, Sylvia (1932-1963), (Plaque)
Poet lived here 1960-1961.
PLAYFAIR, Sir Nigel (1874-1934), (Plaque)
Actor-Manager, lived here.
Playhouse Yard (My Sight)
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Plough, The (Pub)
Pollocks (My Sight)
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Pons Place (My Sight)
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Pontoon Dock (My Sight)
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POPE, Alexander (1688-1744), (Plaque)
Poet, lived in this row, Mawsons Buildings 1716-1719.
Poplar (Tube/DLR station)
Poppies in the Moat (My Sight)
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Portal, Charles Frederick Algernon, Viscount Hungerford, Air Marshal (My Sight)
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Porters English Restaurant (Restaurent)
Portland Place (My Sight)
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Portobello Road (My Sight)
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PORTUGUESE EMBASSY. (Plaque)
These two houses were the Portuguese Embassy (1724-1747). The MARQUESS OF POMBAL, Ambassador 1739-1744, lived here.
Post Office tower bomb (Notorious)
Oct. 31, 1971: A bomb explodes inside the Post Office tower in London. No one is injured, but the blast causes extensive damage. Police receive a call claiming the "Kilburn Battalion" of the IRA is behind the attack.
Postmans Park (My Sight)
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Pottery Lane (My Sight)
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Poultry 1 (My Sight)
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Poultry 1 - View (My Sight)
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Pound, Ezra (1885-1972) (Plaque)
American poet
PRE-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD, THE (Plaque)
In this house The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded in 1848.
President, HMS (My Sight)
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Preston Road (Tube/DLR station)
PRIESTLEY, J.B. (1894-1984), (Plaque)
Novelist, Playwright and Essayist, lived here.
PRIESTLEY, Joseph (1733-1804), (Plaque)
Scientist, Philosopher and Theologian, was Minister to the Gravel Pit Meeting here in 1793-1794.
Primrose Hill - View (My Sight)
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Prince of Wales (Pub)
Prince Regent (Tube/DLR station)
Prince Regent (Pub)
Princelet St 19 (Museum)
Princelet Street - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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Princelet Street, 15 (My Sight)
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Princes Arcade (Shop)
Princes Stairs (My Sight)
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Princess Louise (Pub)
Princess of Prussia (Pub)
Printers Pie (Pub)
Priory Court (My Sight)
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PRIORY of St John the Baptist, Holywell, and the THEATRE. (Plaque)
The site of this building forms part of what was once the precinct of the Priory of St John the Baptist, Holywell.Within a few yards stood from 1577 to 1598 the first London building specially devoted to the performance of plays and known as The Theatre.
Prision - Newgate (Notorious)
Newgate was built in the 12 century as the county jail for London and Middlesex. It quickly became notorious. In 1780 it was burned down in the Gordon Riots, and rebuilt. In 1783 execution were moved from Tyburn to Newgate. In 1868 public execution were abolished. The prison was demolished in 1902 and the Old Baily built on the site.
Prison - Bridwell (Notorious)
The former palace became a prison in 1556. It was finally demolished in 1855.
Prison - Clink (Notorious)
This is the site of the 1st Clink Street prison. It was burned down during the Gordon Riots of 1780 and never rebuilt.
Prison - Cold Bath Fields (Notorious)
Sit of the prison from 1794 to 1889.
Prison - Fleet (Notorious)
Founded in the Norman period and demolished in 1846, to make way for a railway station and tracks.
Prison - Horsemonger Lane Gaol (Notorious)
The site of a prison.
Prison - Kings Bench (Notorious)
Mainly a debtor’s prison. The King of Corsica was an inmate.
Prison - Ludgate (Notorious)
The site of the medieval prison.
Prison - Marshalsea (Notorious)
Second only in importance to the Tower. It finally closed in 1842. Dickens’s father was an prisoner here and his character Little Dorrit was born here.
Prison - Millbank (Notorious)
Built in 1821, this was the largest prison of its time. It was torn down in 1890.
Prison - Tothill Fields (Notorious)
Site of the prison
Procter Street (My Sight)
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Prodtestant Martyrs (My Sight)
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Profumo, John - Profumo Affair (Notorious)
John Profumo lived here in Chester Terrace. He was Macmillans Secretary of State for War, and was having a affair with Christine Keeler, who was in turn having an affair with the Soviet naval attache, Yevgeny Ivanov. The affair became public in 1963 and led to the fall of the Macmillan Government.
Prospect of Whitby (My Sight)
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Prospect of Whitby, The (Pub)
Providence Square (My Sight)
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Providores and Tapa Room, The (Restaurent)
PRYDE, James (1866-1941) (Plaque)
In these studios lived and worked the artists James PRYDE (1866-1941), F. Cayley ROBINSON (1862-1927).
Pudding Mill Lane (Tube/DLR station)
Pugin, Auguste Charles (My Sight)
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Punch Bowl (Pub)
Punch Tavern (Pub)
Putney Bridge (Tube/DLR station)
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Queen Anne's Gate (My Sight)
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Queen Annes Alcove (My Sight)
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Queen Hithe (My Sight)
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Queen Victoria Embankment 100 (My Sight)
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Queen Victoria Embankment 100 (My Sight)
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Queen Victoria Street (My Sight)
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Queen Victoria Street 95 (My Sight)
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Queen's Chapel (My Sight)
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Queens House (My Sight)
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Queens Park (Tube/DLR station)
Queensbury (Tube/DLR station)
Quirinale (Restaurent)
QuoVadis (Restaurent)
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R.A.F. Memorial (My Sight)
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R.A.F. Memorial (St Clement Danes) (My Sight)
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Racine (Restaurent)
RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939), (Plaque)
Illustrator, lived here.
Raczyñski, Count Edward (1891-1993) (Plaque)
Polish statesman
RADCLIFFE, John (1650-1714), (Plaque)
Physician;
Rae, John (1813 – 1893) (Plaque)
Pioneering explorer and survivalist
RAF Bommber Command Memorial (My Sight)
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RAF Museum - Hendon (My Sight)
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RAGLAN, Lord Fitzroy Somerset , 1st Baron (1788-1855), (Plaque)
Commander during the Crimean War, lived here.
Raikes, Robert (My Sight)
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Railway, The (Pub)
RAMBERT, Dame Marie (1888-1982), (Plaque)
Founder of Ballet Rambert, lived here.
Ramsay, Sir William (1852–1916) (Plaque)
The chemist and discoverer of the noble gases
Rangers (My Sight)
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Rasoi Vineet Bhatia (Restaurent)
Rasoi Vineet Bhatia (Restaurent)
RATHBONE, Eleanor (1872-1946), (Plaque)
Pioneer of family allowances, lived here.
Rattigan, Sir Terence (1911-1977) - playwright (Plaque)
One of Britain’s most successful and prolific play/screen wrights of the twentieth century. His works include “Man and Boy”, “French Without Tears”. “Flare Path”, “The Winslow Boy”, “Playbill”, “The Deep Blue Sea”, “Brighton Rock”, “The Browning Version”
Ravenscourt Park (Tube/DLR station)
RAVILIOUS, Eric (1903-1942). (Plaque)
Artist, lived here 1931-1935.
Rayners Lane (Tube/DLR station)
Red Fort (Restaurent)
RED HOUSE, (Plaque)
built in 1859-1860 by Philip WEBB, Architect for William MORRIS, Poet and Artist who lived here 1860-1865.
Red Lion (Pub)
Red Lion (Pub)
Red Lion (Pub)
Red Lion (Pub)
Red Lion (Pub)
Red Lion (Pub)
Red Lion Square (My Sight)
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Redbridge (Tube/DLR station)
Refettorio (Restaurent)
Regent Square (My Sight)
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Regent Street (My Sight)
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Regent's Park (Tube/DLR station)
Regents Canal (My Sight)
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REID DICK, Sir William (1878-1961) (Plaque)
Sculptor, worked here in studio 3, 1910-1914
REITH, Lord (1889-1971), (Plaque)
First Director-General of the BBC, lived here 1924-1930.
RELPH, Harry (1851-1928), (Plaque)
Little Tich, Music Hall Comedian, lived and died here.
RESCHID, Mustapha Pasha (1800-1858), (Plaque)
Turkish Statesman and Reformer, lived here as an ambassador in 1839.
Reuter, Paul Julius (My Sight)
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Reynolds, Sir Joshua (My Sight)
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REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua (1723-1792), (Plaque)
Portrait Painter, lived and died in a house on this site.
Rhodes Twenty Four (Restaurent)
Rhodes W1 (Restaurent)
Rhys, Jean (1890-1979) (Plaque)
Caribbean-born writer
RIBA architecture gallery (Museum)
Ricardo, Sir Harry (1885-1974) - Mechanical Engineer (Plaque)
One of the foremost engineers of the 20th century, he was a pioneer of the internal combustion engine and his work made a lasting and significant impact on the development of automobiles. Amoung many other projects, he designed a new engine for the Mark V
Richards, Kieth (Notorious)
Muscian Lived here
Richmond (Tube/DLR station)
Richmond Terrace (My Sight)
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RICHMOND, George (1809-1896), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here 1843-1896.
Richoux (Restaurent)
RICKETTS, Charles (Plaque)
In these studios lived and worked the artists Charles RICKETTS (1866-1931)
Rickmansworth (Tube/DLR station)
Rifle Brigade Memorial (My Sight)
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RIPON, George Frederick Samuel Robinson, Marquess of (1827-1909), (Plaque)
Statesman and Viceroy of India, lived here.
Rising Sun (Pub)
Rising Sun (Pub)
Rising Sun (Pub)
Rising Sun (Pub)
Ritz Restaurant, The (Restaurent)
Riverbank House - Swan Lane (My Sight)
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Riverbank Park (My Sight)
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RIZAL, Dr José (1861-1896), (Plaque)
Writer and National Hero of the Philippines, lived here.
ROBERTS, Earl Fredrick Sleigh (1832-1914), (Plaque)
Field-Marshal, lived here.
Roberts, William RA (1895-1980) (Plaque)
one of the most distinctive and respected artists of the 20th century lived and worked from 1946 to his death in 1980,
ROBESON, Paul (1898-1976) (Plaque)
Singer and Actor lived here 1929-1930
ROBINSON, F. Cayley (1862-1927) (Plaque)
In these studios lived and worked the artists F. Cayley ROBINSON (1862-1927).
ROBINSON, James (1813-1862) (Plaque)
Pioneer of Anaesthesia and Dentistry Lived and worked here.
Robinson, Mary - Scandal (Notorious)
In 1779 she was one of Thomas Gainsnoroughs models and an actress. After a performance of a Winters Tale at the Dury Lane Theatre, she was introduced to the future George 4 and became his mistress.
Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth Marquess - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Rockinghams government was responsible for the repeal of the Stamp Act in February, 1766. He lived at 4 Grosvenor Square.
Roding Valley (Tube/DLR station)
ROE, Alliott Verdon. (Plaque)
Under these arches Alliott Verdon ROE assembled his AVRO No. 1 triplane. In July 1909 he made the first all-British powered flight from Walthamstow Marshes.
ROGERS, Dr Joseph (1821-1889), (Plaque)
Health Care Reformer, lived here.
ROHMER, Sax, Arthur Henry Ward (1883-1959), (Plaque)
Creator of Dr Fu Manchu, lived here.
Rolling Stone (Notorious)
Muscians. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones rented a flat here
Rolls, Charles (Plaque)
Pioneer of British Aviation and Motoring. Rollss place of work from 1905 to 1910. "This building is of great historic interest, having been the West End headquarters of Rolls-Royce, and many people, both famous and otherwise, have passed through its door
Roman Amphitheatre (My Sight)
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ROMILLY, Samuel, Here lived, (Plaque)
Law Reformer. Born 1757. Died 1818.
ROMNEY, George (1734-1802), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here.
Roof Terrace - 1 New Change (My Sight)
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Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (My Sight)
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Rose and Crown (Pub)
ROSEBERY, 5th Earl (1847-1929), (Plaque)
Prime Minister and first Chairman of the London County Council, was born here.
ROSENBERG, Isaac (1890-1918), (Plaque)
Poet and Painter, lived in the East End and studied here.
ROSS, Sir James Clark (1800-1862), (Plaque)
Polar Explorer, lived here.
ROSS, Sir Ronald (1857-1932), (Plaque)
Doctor ,Nobel Laureate, Discoverer of the mosquito transmission of malaria, lived here.
ROSSETTI, Christina Georgina (1830-1894), (Plaque)
Poetess, lived and died here.
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882), (Plaque)
Poet and Painter, born here.
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882), (Plaque)
Poet and Painter
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. (Plaque)
In this house lived in 1851 Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
ROSSI, John Charles Felix (1762-1839), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived here.
ROTHENSTEIN, Sir William (1872-1945) (Plaque)
Painter and Writer lived here 1899-1902.
Rotherhithe (Tube/DLR station)
Rotherhithe Street (My Sight)
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Round House (Pub)
Round Table (Pub)
Roupell Street (My Sight)
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Roussillon (Restaurent)
ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1757-1827), (Plaque)
Artist and Caricaturist, lived in a house on this site.
ROY, Major-General William (1726-1790), (Plaque)
Founder of the Ordnance Survey, lived here.
ROY, Ram Mohun (1772-1833), (Plaque)
Indian Scholar and Reformer, lived here.
Royal Acadamy of Music (My Sight)
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Royal Academy (My Sight)
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Royal Academy (Museum)
Royal Albert (Tube/DLR station)
Royal Arcade (My Sight)
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Royal Army Medical College (former) (My Sight)
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Royal Arsenal (My Sight)
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Royal Arsenal (Museum)
Royal Artillery (My Sight)
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Royal China (Restaurent)
Royal College of Physicians (My Sight)
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Royal College of Surgeons of England (My Sight)
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Royal Courts of Justice (My Sight)
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Royal Exchange (My Sight)
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Royal Free Hospital (former) (My Sight)
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Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) (My Sight)
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Royal Geographical Society (My Sight)
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Royal Green Jackets - Bomb (Notorious)
An IRA bomb exploded on 20 July 1982 under the band stand, killing 6 band members and injuring many spectators.
Royal Hospital Chelsea (My Sight)
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Royal Hospital Chelsea Chapel (My Sight)
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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (My Sight)
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Royal Institution of Civil Engineers (My Sight)
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Royal Institution of Great Britain (My Sight)
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Royal Naval Chapel Greenwich (My Sight)
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Royal Naval College - King William Court (My Sight)
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Royal Naval College - Painted Hall (My Sight)
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Royal Naval College - Queen Anne Court (My Sight)
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Royal Naval College Greenwich (My Sight)
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Royal Naval College Greenwich - Queen Mary Court (My Sight)
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Royal Oak (Tube/DLR station)
Royal Observatory Greenwich - Flamstead House (My Sight)
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Royal Opera (My Sight)
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Royal Opera House (Museum)
Royal Tank Regiment Memorial (My Sight)
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Royal Victoria (Tube/DLR station)
Royal Victoria Dock (My Sight)
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RSA (My Sight)
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Ruislip (Tube/DLR station)
Ruislip Gardens (Tube/DLR station)
Ruislip Manor (Tube/DLR station)
Rules (Restaurent)
Rupert Street - Food Market (My Sight)
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Rushton, Willie (Plaque)
Comic, writer, radio presentor. Also ace player of the game Mornington Cresent
RUSKIN, John (1819-1900), (Plaque)
Man of Letters, lived in a house on this site.
Russel Square (Tube/DLR station)
Russell Square (My Sight)
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Russell Square (Major bus stop)
Russell, Bertrand (1872 - 1970) (My Sight)
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RUSSELL, Bertrand (1872-1970) (Plaque)
Philosopher and Campaigner for Peace, lived here in flat no.34, 1911-1916
Russell, Earl John - Prime Minister (Plaque)
He helped write and carry the Reform Bill of 1832 which gave more men the right to vote. Lived here
Russell, Lord John - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Twice Prime Minister, lived here.
RUSSELL, Lord John, 1st Earl (1792-1878), (Plaque)
Twice Prime Minister, lived here.
RUTHERFORD, Dame Margaret (1892-1972) (Plaque)
Actress lived here 1895 to 1920
Rutland Gate (My Sight)
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Ryo (Restaurent)
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S & M Café (Restaurent)
SACKVILLE, Charles , Earl of Dorset (1638-1706), (Plaque)
Poet;
SACKVLLE-WEST, Vita (1892-1962), (Plaque)
Writers and Gardeners, lived here.
Saffron Hill - Slum (Notorious)
This was a notorious criminal ghetto. Dickens wrote about in Oliver Twist.
Salisbury (Pub)
SALISBURY, Robert Gascoyne Cecil, 3rd Marquess of (1830-1903), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, lived here.
SALMOND, Sir John Maitland (1881-1968) (Plaque)
Marshal of the Royal Air Force, RAF Commander, lived here 1928-1936
Salter, Dr Alfred M.P. - his daughter and her cat (My Sight)
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Salvation Army (Notorious)
The headquarters of the Salvation Army is a former ice rink, It seems little has been changed
SALVIN, Anthony (1799-1881), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
Samuel Pepys (Pub)
SAN MARTIN, José de (The Liberator) (1778-1850), (Plaque)
Argentine Soldier and Statesman, stayed here.
SANTLEY, Sir Charles (1834-1922), (Plaque)
Singer, lived and died here.
SARGENT, Sir Malcolm (1895-1967), (Plaque)
Conductor, lived and died in a flat in this building.
SARTORIUS, John F. (1775-1830), (Plaque)
Sporting Painter, lived here 1807-1812.
SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here 1925-1932.
Savage Club (Plaque)
had their premises here.
SAVAGE, James (1779-1852), (Plaque)
Architect, had his office here.
SAVARKAR, Vinayak Damodar (1883-1966), (Plaque)
Indian Patriot and Philosopher, lived here.
Savile Row (Shop)
Savoy Chapel (My Sight)
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Savoy Grill, The (Restaurent)
Savoy Theatre Centenary (My Sight)
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SAYERS, Dorothy L. (1893-1957), (Plaque)
Writer of Detective Stories, lived here 1921-1929.
SAYERS, Tom (1826-1865) (Plaque)
Pugilist, died here
SCAWEN-BLUNT, Wilfrid (1840-1922), (Plaque)
Diplomat, Poet and Traveller, Founder of Crabbet Park Arabian stud, lived here.
SCHREINER, Olive (1855-1920), (Plaque)
Author, lived here.
SCHWITTERS, Kurt (1887-1948), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here.
Science Museum (Museum)
Scotland Yard Police HQ - 2 (Notorious)
The famous one
Scotland Yard Police HQ - New (Notorious)
The current one.
Scotland Yard Police HQ - 1 (Notorious)
The original
SCOTLAND YARD, Site of. (Plaque)
First Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police 1829-1890.
SCOTT Captain, Robert Falcon (1868-1912), (Plaque)
Antartic Explorer, lived here.
SCOTT, Sir George Gilbert (1811-1878), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
SCOTT, Sir George Gilbert (1880-1960), (Plaque)
Architect, designed this house and lived here 1926-1960.
Scotts Restaurant (Restaurent)
Sea Container House (My Sight)
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SeaCon Wharf (My Sight)
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SEFERIS, George (1900-1971), (Plaque)
Greek Ambassador, Poet and Nobel Laureate, lived here 1957-1962.
SELFRIDGE, Harry Gordon (1858-1947) (Plaque)
Department Store Magnate lived here 1921-1929
Selfridges (Shop)
Senate House (My Sight)
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Seven Dails (My Sight)
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Seven Dials (My Sight)
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Seven Sisters (Tube/DLR station)
Seven Stars (Pub)
SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest Henry (1874-1922), (Plaque)
Antartic Explorer, lived here.
Shad Thames (My Sight)
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Shadwell (Tube/DLR station)
Shadwell Basin (My Sight)
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Shaker (Shop)
Shakespeare Arms (Pub)
Shakespeare's Globe (My Sight)
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Shakespeare, William (My Sight)
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SHANNON, Charles (1863-1937) (Plaque)
In these studios lived and worked the artists Charles SHANNON (1863-1937)
Shard (My Sight)
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Shard - the view (My Sight)
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SHARP, Cecil (1859-1924), (Plaque)
Collector of English folk songs and dances, lived here.
Shaw's Bookseller (Pub)
SHAW, George Bernard (1856-1950), (Plaque)
Author and Playwright.
SHAW, George Bernard, (Plaque)
Writer. Lived in this house from 1887-1898. From the coffers of his genius he enriched the world.
Shelburne, Earl William Petty FitzMaurice - Prime Minister (Plaque)
An opponent of the American policy of George III. Lived at 9 Fitzmaurice Place.
Shelley Westbrook, Harriet - Suicide (Notorious)
First wife of Percy Byshe Shelley drowned herself in the Serpentine Lake, after she discovered he had run off Mary.
Shelley, Mary (1797-1851) (Plaque)
author of Frankenstein and wife of the poet, Percy Shelley. Lived here from 1846 until her death in 1851,
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here.
SHELLEY, Mary (1797-1851) (Plaque)
Author of Frankenstein lived here, 1846 to 1851
Shelleys (Pub)
Shelton Sreet (My Sight)
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Shepard Market (My Sight)
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SHEPARD, E H (1879-1976), (Plaque)
Painter and Illustrator, lived here.
Shepherd's Bush (Tube/DLR station)
Shepherd's Bush (Tube/DLR station)
SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer (1793-1864), (Plaque)
Artist who portrayed London, lived here.
Shepherds Tavern (Pub)
Sheppard, Jack (Plaque)
Highway Man was buried here in 1724 after being exectuted at Tyburn.
SHERATON, Thomas (1751-1806), (Plaque)
Furniture Designer, lived here.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816), (Plaque)
Dramatist and Statesman, lived here 1795-1802.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley, (Plaque)
Dramatist, lived here, b.1751, d.1816.
Sherlock Holmes (Pub)
Ship, The (Pub)
Ship, The (Pub)
Shoreditch (Tube/DLR station)
SHORT, Sir Frank (1857-1945), (Plaque)
Engraver and Painter, lived here.
SIBELIUS, Jean (1865-1957), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here in 1909.
Sicilian Avenue (My Sight)
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SICKERT, Walter (1860-1942), (Plaque)
Painter and Etcher, lived and worked here.
SIEBE, Augustus (1788-1872), (Plaque)
Pioneer of the Diving Helmet lived an worked here.
Silver Cross (Pub)
SILVER STUDIO, The, (Plaque)
Established here in 1880. Arthur SILVER (1853-1886), Rex SILVER (1879-1965), Harry SILVER (1881-1971), Designers, lived here.
Silvertown (Tube/DLR station)
SIMON, Sir John (1816-1904), (Plaque)
Pioneer of public health, lived here.
Simpson's in the Strand (Restaurent)
Simpsons (Pub)
Sion College (My Sight)
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Sir John Soane's Museum (Museum)
Sir John Soanes Museum (My Sight)
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SITWELL, Dame Edith (1887-1964), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here in Flat 42.
Sketch (Restaurent)
Skinner (Pub)
Slim, Field Marshal Viscount (My Sight)
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Sloane Square (My Sight)
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Sloane Square (Major bus stop)
Sloane Square (Tube/DLR station)
Sloane Square Bomb (Notorious)
IRA bomb rock Londons Sloane Square Sept. 12 1973.
Sloane, Sir Hans (My Sight)
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SLOANE, Sir Hans (Plaque)
The ground to the West of this building was given to the Parish of Chelsea in 1733 by Sir Hans Sloane, President of the Royal Society. Born 1660. Died 1753.
SLOANE, Sir Hans (1660-1753), (Plaque)
Physican and Benefactor of the British Museum, lived here 1695-1742.
SLOVO, Joe (1926-1995) (Plaque)
South African Freedom Fighters lived here 1966-1978
SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904), (Plaque)
Author of Self Help, lived here.
SMIRKE, Sir Robert (1781-1867), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
Smith Square (My Sight)
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SMITH, F.E., Earl of Birkenhead (1872-1930), (Plaque)
Lawyer and Statesman, lived here.
Smith, Florence Margaret(1902 – 1971), otherwise known as Stevie (Plaque)
One of the 20th century’s most distinctive and original poet
SMITH, Sydney (1771-1845), (Plaque)
Author and Wit, lived here..
SMITH, W.H. (1825-1891), (Plaque)
Bookseller and Statesman, lived here.
SMITH, William, Member of Parliament (1756-1835), (Plaque)
Pioneer of religious liberty, lived here.
Smithfield (My Sight)
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Smiths of Smithfield (Restaurent)
Smokehouse Yard (My Sight)
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SMOLLETT, Tobias (1721-1771), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived in part of the house from 1750 to 1762.
Snaresbrook (Tube/DLR station)
Snow, Dr John (My Sight)
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Society of Antiquaries - Burlington House (My Sight)
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Society of Chemistry - Burlington House (My Sight)
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Soho (My Sight)
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Soho Square (My Sight)
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Somerset House (My Sight)
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SOPWITH, Sir Thomas (1888-1989) (Plaque)
Aviator and Aircraft Manufacturer, lived here 1934-1940.
SOSEKI, Natsume (1867-1916) (Plaque)
Japanese Novelist lived here 1901-1902
South Acton (Tube/DLR station)
South African Garden 2010 - British Museum (My Sight)
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South Crescent (My Sight)
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South Ealing (Tube/DLR station)
South Harrow (Tube/DLR station)
South Kensington (Tube/DLR station)
South Kenton (Tube/DLR station)
South Quay (My Sight)
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South Quay (Tube/DLR station)
South Quay Foot Bridge (My Sight)
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South Ruislip (Tube/DLR station)
South Wimbledon (Tube/DLR station)
South Woodford (Tube/DLR station)
Southall Broadway (My Sight)
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Southbank Center (My Sight)
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Southfields (Tube/DLR station)
Southgate (Tube/DLR station)
Southwark (Tube/DLR station)
Southwark Bridge (My Sight)
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Southwark Cathedral (My Sight)
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Southwark Street (My Sight)
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Southwark Street 76-80 (My Sight)
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Southwark Tavern (Pub)
Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue (My Sight)
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Speaker (Pub)
Spence, Sir Basil (1907-1976) (Plaque)
Architect
Spiga, La (Restaurent)
Spilsbury, Sir Bernard (1877-1947), (Plaque)
Leading forensic pathologist of the 20th century. He lived from 1912 until the bombing of London in 1940. It was during the time that Spilsbury acquired a reputation as the most brilliant scientific-detective of all time.
Spital Square 37 (My Sight)
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Spital Yard (My Sight)
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Spitalfield Market (My Sight)
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Spitalfields (My Sight)
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Spread Eagle (Pub)
Spry, Constance (1886 - 1960) (Plaque)
Florist for the Queen’s wedding and coronation, who transformed the way we look at flowers honoured with a plaque
SPURGEON, Charles Haddon (1834-1892), (Plaque)
Preacher, lived here.
Sri Siam (Restaurent)
St Alban Wood Street (My Sight)
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St Andrew by the Wardrobe (My Sight)
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St Andrew Undershaft (My Sight)
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St Andrew's Gardens (My Sight)
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St Andrew's Holborn (My Sight)
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St Anne & St Agnes (My Sight)
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St Annes Soho (My Sight)
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St Anns Blackfriars (My Sight)
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St Augustine (My Sight)
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St Bartholomew the Great (My Sight)
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St Bartholomew The Less (My Sight)
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St Benet Pauls Wharf (My Sight)
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St Botolph Bishopsgate (My Sight)
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St Botolph without Aldersgate (My Sight)
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St Botolph without Aldgate (My Sight)
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St Brides Fleet Street (My Sight)
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St Christophers Pl (My Sight)
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St Clement Danes (My Sight)
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St Clement Eastcheap (My Sight)
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St Dunstan in the East (My Sight)
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St Dunstan in the West (My Sight)
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St Edmund the King (My Sight)
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St Ethelburga the Virgin (My Sight)
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St Etheldreda (My Sight)
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St Georges Bloomsbury (My Sight)
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St Georges Gardens (My Sight)
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St Georges Mayfair (My Sight)
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St Georges Wharf (My Sight)
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St Giles Circus (My Sight)
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St Giles Cripplegate (My Sight)
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St Giles in the Field (My Sight)
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St Helen's (My Sight)
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St Helen's Place (My Sight)
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St Hildas Wharf (My Sight)
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St Jame's Park (Tube/DLR station)
St James Clarkenwell (My Sight)
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St James Garlichythe (My Sight)
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St James Park (My Sight)
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St James Piccadilly (My Sight)
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St James's Palace (My Sight)
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St James's Square (My Sight)
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St James's Street (My Sight)
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St John - Priory of Order of St John of Jerusalem (My Sight)
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St John Street (My Sight)
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St John Waterloo (My Sight)
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St John Zachary (My Sight)
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St John's Gardens (My Sight)
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St John's Gardens (My Sight)
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St John's Smith Square (My Sight)
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St Johns Square (My Sight)
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St Johns Wapping (My Sight)
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St Johns Wood (Tube/DLR station)
St Katharine Docks (My Sight)
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St Katherine Cree (My Sight)
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St Lawrence Jewry (My Sight)
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St Magnus the Martyr (My Sight)
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St Margaret Pattens (My Sight)
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St Margeret Lotthbury (My Sight)
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St Margret's Westminister (My Sight)
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St Martin in the Field (My Sight)
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St Martin Orgar (My Sight)
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St Martin within Ludgate (My Sight)
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St Martin's Court (Shop)
St Martins Lane (My Sight)
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St Martins le Grand - Sanctuary (Notorious)
This was the site of the largest and probably safest sanctuary in England. All Christians, except traitors, could gain sanctuary if they could get into the church grounds. The route the Tower Hill execution site passed by here, and many a prisoner managed to fight or bride their way in.
St Mary Abchurch (My Sight)
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St Mary Aldermary (My Sight)
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St Mary at Hill (My Sight)
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St Mary le Strand (My Sight)
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St Mary Somerset (My Sight)
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St Mary Staining (My Sight)
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St Mary Woolnoth (My Sight)
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St Mary's Hospital Paddington (My Sight)
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St Mary-le-Bow (My Sight)
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St Marylebone (My Sight)
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St Marys - Aldermenbery Street (My Sight)
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St Marys Rotherhithe (My Sight)
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St Michael Cornhill (My Sight)
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St Michael Partnoster Royal (My Sight)
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St Michaels Alley (My Sight)
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St Nicholas Cole Abbey (My Sight)
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St Olaf House (My Sight)
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St Olave (My Sight)
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St Olave Jewry (My Sight)
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St Olave Silver Street (My Sight)
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St Pancras Station (My Sight)
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St Patrick Soho Square (My Sight)
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St Paul's Cathedral (My Sight)
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St Paul's Churchyard (My Sight)
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St Pauls (Major bus stop)
St Pauls (Tube/DLR station)
St Pauls Covent Garden - Actors Church (My Sight)
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St Pauls Shadwell (My Sight)
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St Peter upon Cornhill (My Sight)
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St Peter Vere Street (My Sight)
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St Saviours Dock (My Sight)
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St Sepulchre (My Sight)
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St Stephen Walbrook (My Sight)
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St Thomas Hospital (My Sight)
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St Vedasts-alias-Foster (My Sight)
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St. Barnabas House and Chapel (My Sight)
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St. Bartholomews Hospital (My Sight)
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St. George's Gardens (My Sight)
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St. John (Restaurent)
St. Martin Court (My Sight)
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St. Mary Overy's Dock - The Golden Hinde (My Sight)
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St. Marylebone old church (My Sight)
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St. Nicholass Church - Pirates (Notorious)
The original of the Skull and Bone of the pirate flag can be found on the wall of the church.
St. Pancras Church (My Sight)
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Stafford House (My Sight)
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StageDoor (Pub)
Stamford Brook (Tube/DLR station)
STANFIELD, Clarkson (1793-1867) (Plaque)
Painter.
STANFORD, Sir Charles (1852-1924), (Plaque)
Musician, lived here 1894-1916.
Stanfords (Shop)
STANHOPE, Charles, 3rd Earl (1753-1816), (Plaque)
Reformer and Inventor, lived here.
STANLEY, Edward Geoffrey, Earl of Derby (1799-1869) (Plaque)
Here lived three Prime Ministers
STANLEY, Sir Henry Morton (1841-1904), (Plaque)
Explorer and Writer, lived and died here.
STANLEY, W.F.R. (1829-1909), (Plaque)
Inventor, Manufacturer and Philanthropist, founded and designed these halls and technical school.
Stanmore (Tube/DLR station)
Staples Inn (My Sight)
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Star (Pub)
Star and Garter (Pub)
Stationers Hall (My Sight)
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STAUNTON, Howard (1810-1874), (Plaque)
British World Chess Champion, lived here 1871-1874.
STEER, Philip Wilson (1860-1942), (Plaque)
Painter, lived and died here.
STEPHEN, Sir Leslie (1832-1904), (Plaque)
Scholar and Writer, lived here.
STEPHEN, Virginia (Virginia Woolf) (1882-1941), (Plaque)
Novelist and Critic, lived here 1907-1911.
STEPHENSON, Robert (1803-1859), (Plaque)
Engineer, died here.
Stepney Green (Tube/DLR station)
STEVENS, Alfred (1817-1875), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here.
Stew Lane (My Sight)
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STILL, Sir George Frederic (1868-1941), (Plaque)
Paediatrician, lived here.
Stock Exchange Bomb (Notorious)
July 20, 1990: The IRA bombs the London Stock Exchange.
Stocks and Pillory (Notorious)
Stood here
Stockwell (Tube/DLR station)
STOKER, Bram (1847-1912), (Plaque)
Author of Dracula, lived here.
STONE, Marcus (1840-1921), (Plaque)
Artist, lived here 1877-1921.
Stonebridge Park (Tube/DLR station)
STOTHARD, Thomas (1755-1834), (Plaque)
Painter and Illustrator, lived here.
Strachey, Lady Jane - Suffragist (Notorious)
Lady Jane Strachey died here in 1928
STRACHEY, Lytton (1880-1932), (Plaque)
Critic and Biographer, lived here.
STRANG, William (1859-1921), (Plaque)
Painter and Etcher, lived here 1900-1921.
Stratford (Tube/DLR station)
Stratford Place (My Sight)
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Stratford Station (My Sight)
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STREET, George Edmund (1824-1881), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
STRYPE STREET. (Plaque)
Formerly Strypes Yard, derives its name from the fact that the house of John STRYPE, Silk Merchant, was situated there. At that house was born in 1643 his son John STRYPE, Historian and Biographer, who died in 1737.
Stuart Mill. John (My Sight)
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STUART, John McDouall (1815-1866), (Plaque)
First Explorer to cross Australia, lived and died here.
STUART, Prince CHARLES EDWARD (Plaque)
stayed at a house in the street in 1750.
Submariners - lost at sea (My Sight)
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Sudbury Hill (Tube/DLR station)
Sudbury Town (Tube/DLR station)
Suffolk Street (My Sight)
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Sullivan, Sir Arthur Seymour (My Sight)
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Sumosan (Restaurent)
Sun and Cantons (Pub)
SunTavern (Pub)
Surprise Chelsea (Pub)
Surrey Quays (Major bus stop)
Surrey Quays (Tube/DLR station)
Surrey Warf and Canada Water (My Sight)
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Sutton House (My Sight)
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SVEVO, Italo (alias for) SCHMITZ, Ettore (1861-1928), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here 1903-1913.
Swedenborg Society, The (My Sight)
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sweetings (Restaurent)
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here.
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909), (Plaque)
Poet and his friend, Theodore WATTS-DUNTON (1832-1914), Poet, Novelist, Critic, lived and died here.
Swiss chimes (My Sight)
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Swiss Church (My Sight)
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Swiss Cottage (Tube/DLR station)
Swiss Re Tower (Gherkin) (My Sight)
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Sydney Street Siege (Notorious)
A group of anti-Tsarist terrorist bungled a robbery and killed 3 policemen while escaping. After a nationwide hunt they were found, in Jan 1911, at 100 Sidney Street, where they barricaded themselves in and took pot shots for 5 hour. Winston Churchill as Home Secretary came to see what was going on. The siege was finally ended when the house burnt down.
SZABO, Violett, GC (1921-1945), (Plaque)
Secret Agent, lived here. She gave her life for the French Resistance.
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TAGLIONI, Marie (1809-1884), (Plaque)
Ballet Dancer, lived here in 1875-1876.
Tait,Thomas Smith (Plaque)
Architect Thomas Smith Tait (1882 – 1954), one of the most influential inter-war architects. His commissions, including Selfridges, Oxford Street (1926-9), the Daily Telegraph Building, Fleet Street (1927-8) and Unilever House, Blackfriars (1930-3).
TALLEYRAND, Prince (1754-1838), (Plaque)
French Statesman and Diplomatist, lived here.
TALLIS, John (1816-1876), (Plaque)
Publisher of London Street View, lived here.
Tamarind (Restaurent)
Tanaka Business School - Imperial College (My Sight)
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Tate Briton (Museum)
Tate Modern (My Sight)
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Tate Modern (Museum)
TATE, Harry (Ronald MacDonald Hutchison) (1872-1940), (Plaque)
Musical Hall Comedian, lived here.
TAUBER, Richard (1891-1948), (Plaque)
Lyric Tenor, lived here in flat 297 1947-1948.
Tavistock Place (My Sight)
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Tavistock Square (My Sight)
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TAWNEY, Richard Henry (1880-1962), (Plaque)
Historian, Teacher and Political Writer, lived here.
Teca (Restaurent)
Telcom Tower (My Sight)
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TELEVISION. (Plaque)
The worlds first regular high definition television service was inaugurated here by the BBC 2nd November 1936.
Temeraire, The Fighting - Turner (Notorious)
Turner painted the picture of the ship being taken to be broken up in Rotherhithe from here
TEMPEST, Dame Marie (1864-1942), (Plaque)
Actress, lived here 1899-1902.
Temple (My Sight)
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Temple (My Sight)
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Temple (Major bus stop)
Temple (Tube/DLR station)
Temple Bar (My Sight)
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Temple Bar (My Sight)
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Temple Hall (My Sight)
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Temple Place 2 (My Sight)
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Ten Ten Tei (Restaurent)
TENNYSON, Alfred Lord (1809-1892), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here in 1880 and 1881
TERRY, Dame Ellen (1847-1928), (Plaque)
Actress, lived here.
THACKERAY, William Makepeace, (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here. Born 1811, died 1863.
Thai Pot (Restaurent)
Thames (My Sight)
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Thames - Greenwich Reach (My Sight)
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Thames - Kings Reach (My Sight)
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Thames - Lambeth Reach (My Sight)
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Thames - Limehouse Reach (My Sight)
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Thames - Lower Pool (My Sight)
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Thames - Upper Pool (My Sight)
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Thames Barrier Park (My Sight)
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Thames Cable Car (My Sight)
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Thames Court - Upper Thames Street (My Sight)
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Thames Flood Barrier (My Sight)
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Thames foot tunnel - Greenwich (Notorious)
Built in 1902, this tunnel links Island Gardens to Greenwich.
Thames foot tunnel - Woolwich (Notorious)
Built in 1912 it links North Woolwich to Woolwich
Thames House Millbank (My Sight)
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Thames House Vauxhall Cross (My Sight)
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The Adam and Eve (Pub)
The Albert (Pub)
The Albert (Pub)
The Anchor (Pub)
The Artful Dodger (Pub)
The Audley (Pub)
The Bank of England (My Sight)
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The Barbican (My Sight)
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The Black Horse (Pub)
The British Library (My Sight)
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The Brown Bear (Pub)
The Bulls Head (Pub)
The City Darts (Pub)
The Clarence (Pub)
The Crown (Pub)
The Daylight Inn (Pub)
The Dome (My Sight)
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The George (Pub)
The George Inn (Pub)
The Globe (Pub)
The Globe Theatre (My Sight)
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The Goat (Pub)
The Harp (Pub)
The Lamb (Pub)
The Leicester Arms (Pub)
The London School of Economics (Plaque)
had their premises here.
The Marine Broker (Pub)
The Market Porter (Pub)
The Market Trader (Pub)
The Masons Arms (Pub)
The Monk (Pub)
The Monument (My Sight)
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The Old Admiralty (My Sight)
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The Old Kings Head (Pub)
The Old Mark (Pub)
The Overdose (Pub)
The Pickwick (Pub)
The Pump House (Pub)
The Ramblers Rest (Pub)
The Running Footman (Pub)
The Ship (Pub)
The Sovereign of the Seas (Pub)
The Square (Restaurent)
The Tiger Tavern (Pub)
The Tigers Head (Pub)
The Tup (Pub)
The Two Chairmen (Pub)
The Union (Pub)
The Weatherspoon (Pub)
The Wheat Sheaf (Pub)
The Windmill (Pub)
The Woolsey (My Sight)
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Theatre Museum (Museum)
Theed Street (My Sight)
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Theydon Bois (Tube/DLR station)
Thistlewood, Arthur - Assassination (Notorious)
Bow Street runner, killed by the Cato Street Plotters
Thomas Coram (My Sight)
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THOMAS, Dylan (1914-1953), (Plaque)
Poet, lived here.
THOMAS, Edward (1878-1917), (Plaque)
Essayist and Poet, lived here.
THOMPSON, Sir Benjamin, Count Rumford (1753-1814), (Plaque)
Inventor and Adventurer, lived here.
THORNDYKE, Dame Sybil (1882-1976), (Plaque)
Actress, lived here 1921-1932.
THORNE, Will (1857-1946), (Plaque)
Trade Union Leader and Labour Member of Parliament, lived here.
Thorney Street (My Sight)
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THORNYCROFT, Sir Hamo (1850-1925), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived here.
Three Greyhounds (Pub)
Three Tons (Pub)
Throgmorton Avenue (My Sight)
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Thurloe Place (My Sight)
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Thyme (Restaurent)
TILAK, Lokamanya (1856-1920), (Plaque)
Indian Patriot and Philosopher, lived here 1918-1919.
Tipperary (Pub)
Titmuss, Richard (1907-1973) (Plaque)
Self-taught pioneer of the Welfare State
Tobacco Dock (My Sight)
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Todd, Sweeney - Murderer (Notorious)
The demon barber of Fleet Street. Killed many of his customers, whos bodies would be cut up and baked in pies, that Mrs Lovett sold in her shop in Bell Yard.
Tokyo Diner (Restaurent)
Tom Aikens (Restaurent)
Tooting Bec (Tube/DLR station)
Tooting Broadway (Tube/DLR station)
Topham (1739-1780), (Plaque)
friend of Dr Johnson and Lady Diana BEAUCLERK (1734-1808),
Tottenham Court Road (Major bus stop)
Tottenham Court Road (Tube/DLR station)
Tottenham Hale (Tube/DLR station)
Totteridge & Whetstone (Tube/DLR station)
Tower 42 (My Sight)
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Tower Bridge (My Sight)
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Tower Gateway (Tube/DLR station)
Tower Hill (Tube/DLR station)
Tower Hill - Disaster (Notorious)
During the execution of Lord Lovat in 1747 a stand collapsed and 12 spectators died.
Tower Hill Scaffold (My Sight)
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Tower of London (My Sight)
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Tower of London (Major bus stop)
Tower of London Bomb (Notorious)
In July 1974 an IRA explosion at the Tower of London kills one person and injures 41 others, including eight children.
Tower Place (My Sight)
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Tower Street Explosion (Notorious)
On one Monday night in January 1649 27 barrels of gunpowder exploded killing 67 people. The gunpowder was being stored by a Tower Street resident, Robert Porter, to be loaded onto a ship the following day.
Town of Ramsgate (My Sight)
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Town of Ramsgate, The (Pub)
TOWNLEY, Charles (1737-1805), (Plaque)
Antiquary and Collector, lived here.
Trafalgar Square (My Sight)
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Trafalgar Square (Major bus stop)
Treasury Office (My Sight)
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Treasury, The (My Sight)
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TREE, Sir Herbert Beerbohm (1853-1917), (Plaque)
Actor-Manager, lived here.
Trenchard, Hugh Montague (My Sight)
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TREVES, Sir Frederick (1853-1923) (Plaque)
Surgeon lived here 1886-1907.
Trevithick, Richard (1771 - 1853) (My Sight)
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Trinity Hospital Almshouses (My Sight)
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Trinity House (My Sight)
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Trinity Square 10 (My Sight)
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Triton Square 2 (My Sight)
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TROLLOPE, Anthony (1815-1882), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Trompette, La (Restaurent)
Trooping the Colour (My Sight)
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Trouvaille, La (Restaurent)
Tuffnell Park (Tube/DLR station)
TURING, Alan (1912-1954), (Plaque)
FATHER OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, MATHEMATICIAN, LOGICIAN, WARTIME CODEBREAKER, creator of the Turings test, VICTIM OF PREJUDICE. Was born here.
Turks Head (Pub)
Turner - Birth Place (My Sight)
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TURNER, Charles (1774-1857), (Plaque)
Engraver, lived here.
TURNER, J.M.W., RA (1775-1851) (Plaque)
Painter, designed and lived in this house.
Turnham Green (Tube/DLR station)
Turnpike Lane (Tube/DLR station)
TUSSAUD, Madame Marie (1761-1850) (Plaque)
Artist in Wax, lived here 1838-1839
TV (Notorious)
John Logie Baird made the first public demenstration of TV here in Selfridges on 25 March 1925
TWAIN, Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910), (Plaque)
American Writer, lived here in 1896-1897.
TWEED, John (1863-1933), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived here.
Tyburn (My Sight)
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TYBURN TREE Exection site (Plaque)
Site of Tyburn Tree.
Tyler, Wat - plotter Execution (Notorious)
In 1301, at the entrance to the Hospital, Wat Tyler was beheaded by King Richard 2 men, after being stabbed by the Lord Mayor of London ib Smithfield. Tyler was betrayed by the King.
Tyndale, William (My Sight)
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UFO Club (Notorious)
Hippy Club
UK Supreme Court (My Sight)
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Ulster Place (My Sight)
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Unconsecrated Graveyard (Notorious)
This is the site of a former unconsecrated graveyard for the area prostitutes. In order to work in this area a licence had to be bought from the local Bishop.
UNDERHILL, Evelyn (1875-1941), (Plaque)
Christian Philosopher and Teacher, lived here 1907-1939.
Union Street (My Sight)
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Unitarian Chapel - Stanford Street (My Sight)
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United Nation General Assembley - Inaugural Meeting (Plaque)
On the 10 January 1946 the General Assembley of the United Nations hald its inaugural meeting in the Methodist Central Hall opposite parliament.
UNITED STATES EMBASSY (1863-1866), (Plaque)
Henry Brook ADAMS (1838-1918), American Historian, lived here.
University College (My Sight)
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University College Hospital (My Sight)
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University of East London (My Sight)
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UNWIN, Sir Stanley (1884-1968), (Plaque)
Publisher, was born here.
Upminster (Tube/DLR station)
Upminster Bridge (Tube/DLR station)
Upney (Tube/DLR station)
Upton Park (Tube/DLR station)
Uxbridge (Tube/DLR station)
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V & A (My Sight)
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Valois, Dame Ninette de Valois O.M. (1898-2001) (Plaque)
Ninette de Valois was responsible for transforming the status of ballet in Britain and founded The Royal Ballet, The Birmingham Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet School
Vama (Restaurent)
VAN BUREN, Martin (1782-1862), (Plaque)
Eighth Americian President, lived here.
VAN GOGH, Vincent (1853-1890), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here 1873-1874.
VANE, Sir Harry, the younger, (Plaque)
Statesman, lived here. Born 1612, beheaded 1662.
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Ralph (1872-1958), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here from 1953 until his death.
Vauxhall (Major bus stop)
Vauxhall (Tube/DLR station)
Vauxhall Bridge (My Sight)
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Vauxhall Bridge (Plaque)
In 1809 an Act of Parliament authorised Vauxhall as part of a great new thoroughfare from Hyde Park Corner to Greenwich. Work started in 1811. Originally named Regents Bridge, the name Vauxhall Bridge was restored during construction The nine-arched cast
Veeraswamy (Restaurent)
VENTRIS, Michael (1922-1956), (Plaque)
Architect and Decipherer of Linear B script, lived here.
Viaduct Tavern (Pub)
Vice Admiral William Bligh (Capt.) (My Sight)
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Vicoria Tower Gardens (My Sight)
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Victoria (Major bus stop)
Victoria (Tube/DLR station)
Victoria and Albert (Museum)
Victoria Embankmant Gardens North (My Sight)
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Victoria Embankment Gardens - Temple (My Sight)
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Victoria Embankment Gardens South (My Sight)
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Victoria Station (Major bus stop)
Victoria station bomb (Notorious)
On Sept. 8 1973, an IRA bomb explodes at Londons Victoria station.
Victoria Street (Major bus stop)
Victoria Street Clock (My Sight)
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Victoria, Queen - her last visit to the City (My Sight)
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Victoria, Queen - Memorial (My Sight)
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Vintners Hall (My Sight)
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Vivat Bacchus (Restaurent)
VON HUGEL, Baron Friedrich (1852-1925), (Plaque)
Theologian, lived here 1882-1903.
VOYSEY, C.F.A. (1857-1941), (Plaque)
Architect and Designer, lived here.
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WAINWRIGHT, Lincoln Stanhope (1847-1929), (Plaque)
Vicar of St Peters, London Docks, lived here 1884-1929.
WAKLEY, Thomas (1795-1862), (Plaque)
Reformer and Founder of The Lancet, lived here.
WALEY, Arthur (1889-1966), (Plaque)
Poet, Translator and Orientalist, lived and died here.
WALKER, Sir Emery (1851-1933), (Plaque)
Typographer and Antiquary, lived here 1903-1933.
Walkers of Whitehall (Pub)
Wallace Collection (Museum)
WALLACE, Alfred Russel (1823-1913), (Plaque)
Naturalist, lived here.
WALLACE, Edgar (1875-1932), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here.
Wallace, Sir William (My Sight)
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WALPOLE, Sir Robert (1676-1745), (Plaque)
Prime Minister, and his son Horace WALPOLE (1717-1797), Connoisseur and Man of Letters, lived here.
Walpole, Sir Robert - House (My Sight)
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Walrus and Carpenter (Pub)
Walsingham, Sir Francis (1532-1590) - Spys (Notorious)
Died here. He was Elizabeths 1 Secretary of State in succession to Cecil, but is more infamous as the founder of the Ehglish Secret Service. It is no exaggeration to say that, on his skill in unravelling plots, the life of the Queen, and with that life the future of an independent Protestant England, really depended. In particular, it was his skill in tracking out the Babington Conspiracy of 1585 that brought Mary, Queen of Scots, to the block.
WALTER, John (1739-1812), (Plaque)
Founder of The Times, lived here.
Walthamstow Central (Tube/DLR station)
Wanstead (Tube/DLR station)
Wappimg Wall (My Sight)
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Wapping (Tube/DLR station)
Wapping High Street (My Sight)
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Wapping Lane (My Sight)
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War Memorial to London Troops (My Sight)
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Ward, Stephen - Profumo Affair (Notorious)
In Wards flat here Christine Keeler met the Soviet naval attache, Yevgeny Ivanov and the Johm Profumo. At the time Profumo was Macmillans Secretary of State for War.
Ward, Stephen - Profunmo Affair (Notorious)
Ward was the owner of the flat where the main player met. He worked as an osteopath here.
Wardrobe Place (My Sight)
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WARLOCK, Peter, Philip Arnold Hesseltine (1894-1930), (Plaque)
Composer, lived here.
Warren Street (Major bus stop)
Warren Street (Tube/DLR station)
Warwick Avenue (Major bus stop)
Warwick Avenue (Tube/DLR station)
Warwick Castle (Pub)
Washington, George (My Sight)
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Waterhouse Square (My Sight)
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WATERHOUSE, Alfred (1830-1905), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
WATERHOUSE, John William (1849-1917) (Plaque)
Painter, lived here, 1900-1917
Waterloo (Major bus stop)
Waterloo (Tube/DLR station)
Waterloo Bridge (My Sight)
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Waterloo, Battle of - Captured Guns (My Sight)
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Waterstones (Shop)
Waterstones (Shop)
Watford (Tube/DLR station)
WATTS-DUNTON, Theodore (1832-1914) (Plaque)
Poet, Novelist, Critic, lived and died here.
WAUGH, Benjamin (1839-1908), (Plaque)
Founder of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, lived here.
WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-1966), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here.
WEBB, Sidney (1859-1947), (Plaque)
and Beatrice WEBB (1858-1943), Social Scientists and Political Reformers, lived here.
WEISZ, Victor, (Vicky) (1913-1966), (Plaque)
Cartoonist, lived in a flat in this building.
WEIZMANN, Chaim (1874-1952), (Plaque)
Scientist and Statesman. First President of the state of Israel, lived here.
Welch, Elisabeth (1904-2003) (Plaque)
The singer who inspired Cole Porter and Noel Coward. “Britain’s first black star”.Audiences were drawn to her beauty and elegance, her soft, lovely voice and perfect diction. With a recording career spanning eight decades and encompassing New York, Paris
WELLCOME, Sir Henry (1853-1936), (Plaque)
Pharmacist, Founder of the Wellcome Trust and Foundation, lived here,
Wellington (Pub)
Wellington Arch (My Sight)
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Wellington's Office, Horse Guards (My Sight)
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Wellington, Duke, Arthur Wellesley (My Sight)
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Wellington, Duke, Arthur Wellesley - Memorial and Tomb (My Sight)
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Wellington, HQS (My Sight)
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WELLS, H.G. (1866-1946), (Plaque)
Writer, lived and died here.
Wembley Central (Tube/DLR station)
Wembley Park (Tube/DLR station)
Wenlock Arms (Pub)
Wesley Chapel - John Wesley Grave (My Sight)
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WESLEY, Charles (1707-1788), (Plaque)
Divine and Hymn Writer, lived and died in a house on this site, and his sons Charles (1757-1834), and Samuel (1766-1837), Musicians, also lived here.
Wesley, John (My Sight)
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WESLEY, John (1703-1791), (Plaque)
Evangelist, and Founder of Methodism, lived here.
West Acton (Tube/DLR station)
West Brompton (Tube/DLR station)
West Finchely (Tube/DLR station)
West Ham (Tube/DLR station)
West Hampstead (Tube/DLR station)
West Harrow (Tube/DLR station)
West India Quay (Tube/DLR station)
West Kensington (Tube/DLR station)
West Ruislip (Tube/DLR station)
West Square (My Sight)
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Westbourne Park (Tube/DLR station)
Westferry (Tube/DLR station)
WESTMACOTT, Sir Richard (1775-1856), (Plaque)
Sculptor, lived and died here.
Westminister Bridge Road 100 (My Sight)
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Westminister Cathedral (My Sight)
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Westminister Hall - Bomb (Notorious)
In 1885 a Fenian bomb blew a hole in the floor of Westminister Hall, no one was hurt.
Westminster (Major bus stop)
Westminster (Tube/DLR station)
Westminster Abbey (My Sight)
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Westminster Arms (Pub)
Westminster Bridge (My Sight)
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Westminster Hall - Parliament (My Sight)
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WHALL, Christopher Whitworth (1849-1924), (Plaque)
Stained Glass Artist, lived here.
Wheat Sheaf, The (Pub)
WHEATSTONE, Sir Charles (1802-1875), (Plaque)
Scientist and Inventor, lived here.
Wheeler's of St James (My Sight)
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Wheeler's of St James's (Restaurent)
Wheeler, Sir Mortimer (My Sight)
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WHEELER, Sir Mortimer (1890-1976), (Plaque)
Archaeologist, lived here.
While Swan (Pub)
WHISTLER, James Abbot McNeil (1834-1903), (Plaque)
Painter and Etcher, lived here.
WHITAKER, Joseph (1820-1895), (Plaque)
Publisher, Founder of Whitakers Almanack, lived and died here.
White City (Tube/DLR station)
White Swan (affectionately k (Pub)
White's (Restaurent)
WHITE, William Hale (Mark Rutherford) (1831-1913), (Plaque)
Novelist, lived here.
Whitechapel (Major bus stop)
Whitechapel (Tube/DLR station)
Whithall Place (My Sight)
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Whittington, Richard Lord Mayor (1350-1423) (Plaque)
Legend has it that Dick was an orphaned who put his one possession, a cat, on his master’s ship in the hope that it might be traded. He then ran away but turned back when he heard the Bow Bells ring (“Turn again, Whittington, lord mayor of London”) and fo
Whittlesey Street (My Sight)
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Whymper, Edward (1840 - 1911) (Plaque)
Troubled mountaineer was first to scale the Matterhorn
Widegate Street - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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WILBERFORCE, William (Plaque)
Member of Parliament. Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect worshipped in this church. Their campaigning resulted in the abolition of slavery in the British Dominions 1833.
WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833), (Plaque)
Member of Parliament. Opponent of slavery, died here.
WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833). (Plaque)
On the site behind this house stood until 1904 Broomwood House - formerly Broomfield - where William Wilberforce resided during the campaign against slavery which he successfully conducted in Parliament.
Wild, Jonathan - Gangster (Notorious)
Jonathan Wild ran the London underworld from 1712 to 1725. He was also a thief taker.
WILDE, Lady Jane Francesca (Speranza) (1821-1896) (Plaque)
Poet and Essayist lived here 1887-1896.
Wilde, Oscar (My Sight)
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Wilde, Oscar (Notorious)
Author Lived here
WILDE, Oscar OFlahertie Wills (1854-1900), (Plaque)
Wit and Dramatist, lived here.
Wilkes Street - Spitalfields (My Sight)
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Wilkes, John Member of Parliament (Notorious)
Radical, journalist and politician, lived at 13 Great George Street between 1757 and 1753. Nothing remain.
WILLAN, Dr Robert (1757-1812), (Plaque)
Dermatologist, lived here.
Willesden Green (Tube/DLR station)
Willesden Junction (Tube/DLR station)
WILLIAM EWART (1798-1869) (Plaque)
Promoter of public libraries lived here.
William, John - Serial killer (Notorious)
John Williams hanged himself here. In December 1811 he killed 7 people with a chisel and hammer. He was buried with his murder weapons and a stake through his heart.
Williamsons Tavern (Pub)
WILLIS, Father Henry (1821-1901), (Plaque)
Organ Builder, lived here.
WILLOUGHBY, Sir Hugh. (Plaque)
This plaque is in memory of Sir Hugh WILLOUGHBY (d.1554) navigators who, in the latter half of the sixteenth century, set sail from this reach of the River Thames near Ratcliff Cross to explore the Northern Seas.
WILSON, Edward Adrian (1872-1912), (Plaque)
Antarctic Explorer and Naturalist, lived here.
Wilson, Harold (Plaque)
Prime Minister lived here
Wilson, Harold (Plaque)
Prime Minister lived here
Wilson, Harold - Prime Minister (Plaque)
Was one of the more successful Labour Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom and a 1960s icon. Wilson is regarded by many as probably one of the more intellectual politicians of the century. He lived at 5 Lord North Street from 1970 to 1976, even while bei
Wilson, Sir Henry - Assassinated (Notorious)
On 22 June 1922 a senior government advisor on Ireland was shot and killed by 2 IRA terrorists.
Wiltern Arms (Pub)
Wilton Crescent (My Sight)
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Wiltons (Restaurent)
Wimbledon (Tube/DLR station)
Wimbledon Park (Tube/DLR station)
WINANT, John Gilbert (1889-1947), (Plaque)
American Ambassador 1941-1946, lived here.
Winchester House (My Sight)
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Windmill Walk (My Sight)
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Wine Lodge (Pub)
WINGFIELD, Major Walter Clopton (1833-1912), (Plaque)
Father of lawn tennis, lived here.
Winsor Castle (My Sight)
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Woburn Walk (My Sight)
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WODEHOUSE, P.G. (1881-1975), (Plaque)
Writer, lived here.
WOLFE, General James (1727-1759), (Plaque)
Victor of Quebec, lived here.
WOLSELEY, Garnet, 1st Viscount (1833-1913), (Plaque)
Field-Marshal, lived in this house.
Wolseley, The (My Sight)
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Wolseley, The (Restaurent)
Women of World War 2 Memorial (My Sight)
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Womens Social and Political Union - Head Quarters (Plaque)
The WSPU was founded in 1907 by Emmeline Pankhurst the suffragist.
Wood Green (Tube/DLR station)
Wood Street 100 (My Sight)
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Wood Street 88 (My Sight)
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Wood Street Police Station (My Sight)
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WOOD, Edward, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881-1959), (Plaque)
Member of Parliament, Statesman, Viceroy of India and Foreign Secretary, lived here.
WOOD, Sir Henry (1869-1944), (Plaque)
Musician, lived here.
Woodbridge Chapel (My Sight)
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Woodford (Tube/DLR station)
Woodside Park (Tube/DLR station)
WOOLF, Leonard and Virginia (Plaque)
lived in this house 1915-1924 and founded the Hogarth Press in 1917.
Woolf, Leonard Sidney (My Sight)
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Woolwich Arsenal (Tube/DLR station)
Woolwich Dockyard (Major bus stop)
Woolwich Ferry (My Sight)
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Wotton Street (My Sight)
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WREN, Sir Christopher (1632-1723) - Memorial and Tomb (My Sight)
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WREN, Sir Christopher (1632-1723), (Plaque)
Architect, lived here.
WYATT, Thomas Henry (1807-1880), (Plaque)
Architect, lived and died here.
WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffry (1766-1840), (Plaque)
Architect, lived and died here.
WYCHERLEY, William (1640-1716), (Plaque)
Dramatist.
WYNDHAM, Sir Charles (1837-1919), (Plaque)
Actor-Manager, lived and died here.
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Yauatcha (Restaurent)
Ye Old Mitre Tavern (Pub)
Ye Old Watling (Pub)
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese (Pub)
Ye olde London (Pub)
Ye Olde Wine Shades (Pub)
YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939), (Plaque)
Irish Poet and Dramatist, lived here.
YO (Restaurent)
YO (Restaurent)
York Watergate (My Sight)
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York, Duke of (My Sight)
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YOUNG, Thomas (1773-1829), (Plaque)
Man of Science, lived here.
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Zaffarano (Restaurent)
ZANGWILL, Israel (1864-1926), (Plaque)
Writer and Philanthropist, lived here.
Zilli Fish (Restaurent)
ZOFFANY, Johann (1733-1810), (Plaque)
Painter, lived here 1790-1810.
ZOLA, Emile (1840-1902), (Plaque)
French Novelist, lived here 1898-1899.
Zuma (Restaurent)
 

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