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This plaque commemorates the recording here of The Quarrymen's first disc. Percy Phillips recording studio was located here 1955-1969. The Quarrymen. John, Paul and George plus John Lowe (piano) and Colin Hanton (drums) paid Mr Phillips 17 /6 to record their first disc here on 17th July 1959. The two numbers were "That'll Be The Day" by Buddy Holly and "In Spite Of All The Danger" by Paul McCartney & George Harrison. In 1960 they became The Beatles.
38 Kensington Road, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Zum gedenken an Hochw. Herrn Dr. theol. Anton Ruland königl.Oberbibliothekar in Würzburg (1809-1874) Seelsorger, Wissenschaftler, Politiker, Stifter des Hauses "zurheiligen Anna"
English translation: To commemorate Hochw. Dr. Theol. Anton Ruland Königl.Oberbibliothekar in Würzburg (1809-1874) pastoral minister, scientist, politician, founder of the house “zurheiligen Anna” [AWS Translate]
Theaterstraße 19, Würzburg, Germany
This is the site of Lisburn's 18th century French Huguenot Church
Town Hall, Castle Street, Lisburn, United Kingdom
Matlock Bridge This downstream side of the bridge dates from the 1400s. The bridge was widened in 1904 - look under the arches to see that this is bridge of two halves. This viewpoint was planned by Matlock Civic Association in 2005
Matlock Bridge - Hall Leys Park, Matlock, United Kingdom
Casa Torre Guidozagni. Rari esempio superstite di casa-torre due-centesca la cui altezza fu ridotta nel 1487. Era un tempo collegata alla dimora dei Salaroli, demolitia nel 1926.
, Bologna, Italy
Upon this site formerly stood "The Bell" Carter Lane. From whence Richard Quiney wrote the letter to William Shakespeare dated 25th October 1598. This is the only letter extant addressed to Shakespeare and the original is preserved in the museum at his birthplace, Stratford Upon Avon. This tablet was placed upon the present building by leave of the Postmaster General 1899.
47 Carter Lane, London, United Kingdom
Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 1 Hearsall Lane , Smith & Sons Balance Works c1846
1 Hearsall Lane, Coventry, United Kingdom
A Lucien Cariat Medailleur Hommage
English translation: A Lucien Cariat Medailleur Homage [AWS Translate]
46 rue Boissonade, Paris, France