Open Plaques

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    Anne Jellicoe purple, white and green plaque in Dublin
    "This plaque has an interesting design, undertaken by Danny Osborne, well known for his internationally acclaimed sculpture of Oscar Wilde in Merrion Square in Dublin. The spiral symbol on the plaques was selected for its universal and elegant form in science and engineering." - Jez

  1. Plaque inscription

    Samuel Pepys 1633-1703 Diarist and Secretary of the Admiralty lived here 1679-1688.

  2. Plaque inscription

    Sir Harry Burrard of St. Ouen's, 1755-1813. Gave the land to form this street leading to the markets.