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Here was the birthplace of British ballet Home of The Ballet club and The Ballet Rambert Founded by his wife Dame Marie Rambert 1888-1982

Ladbroke Road, London, United Kingdom

On the 19th December 1679 in the alley by the Lamb & Flag the poet John Dryden was nearly done to death by rogues hired by the Earl of Rochester

Rose Street, London, United Kingdom

This sculpture was unveiled by Sir William Barlow, Chairman of BICC PLC on the 13th June 1991. It was commissioned by BICC Developments Ltd. and created by Kevin Jordan M.A. (R.C.A.I.) as a tribute to Thomas Paine, whose work 'Rights of Man' was written at the Angel and published in 1791.

Angel Square, Islington High Street, N1, London, United Kingdom

Hanbury Hall Built 1719 as a French Huguenot Church. Used by La Patente Church 1740 onwards. John Wesley preached here. 1787 it became a German Lutheran Church. Used by the Baptists then the United Free Methodists. Charles Dickens gave public readings here. 1887 Christ Church bought the building as its Church Hall. 1888 Annie Besant and Eleanor Marx-Aveling held the matchstick girls strike meetings here which helped to establish the British Trade Unions. Throughout its life this hall has served Church, community and nation.

22 Hanbury Street Spitalfields, London, United Kingdom

Charles Dickens's Wine Cellar The wine cellar used by Charles Dickens during his time at Doughty Street has been restored and refitted with the financial assistance of national wine merchants Peter Dominic.

48 Doughty Street, London, United Kingdom

This kiln is a reminder of the 19th century when potteries and brick fields were established here amid some of the poorest housing conditions in London. It is one of the few examples of a bottle kiln left in London

Walmer Road, London, United Kingdom

John Cartwright Born 28th. Sepr. 1740; Died 23rd. Sepr. 1824. The firm, Consistent, & Persevering Advocate of “Universal suffrage, Equal Representation, Vote by Ballot, and Annual Parliaments. He was the first English Writer who openly maintained the Independence of the United States of America; and although his distinguished merits as a naval officer in 1776 presented the most flattering Prospects of Professional Advancement, yet he nobly refused to draw his Sword against the Rising Liberties of an oppressed and struggling People. In grateful commemoration of his inflexible integrity, exalted Patriotism. “Profound constitutional Knowledge,” and in sincere admiration the the unblemished Virtues of his Private Life This Statue was erected by Public Subscription, near the spot where he closed his use useful meritorious career.

Cartwright Gardens, London, United Kingdom

David Bailey CBE Born January 1938 The celebrated artist and photographer was born in this house and lived here until 1941 before bomb damage to the adjacent site caused the family to move to East Ham

69 Wallwood Road, Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

The Gainsborough Film Studios 1924-1949 Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Balcon, Ivor Novello, Gracie Fields, 'The Lady Vanishes', 'The Wicked Lady' worked and were filmed here

Poole Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

QUEEN first public performance in London here 18 July 1970

Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London, United Kingdom

King Henry VIII’s Manor House stood here until 1753 when it was demolished after the death of its last occupant, Sir Hans Sloane. Nos. 19 to 26 Cheyne Walk were built on its site in 1759-65. The old manor house garden still lies beyond the end wall of Cheyne Mews and contains some mulberry trees said to have been planted by Queen Elizabeth I.

23 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, SW3, London, United Kingdom

This post box has been painted gold by Royal Mail to celebrate Stratford as the home of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

28 Broadway, Stratford, London, United Kingdom

The University of London hereby records its sincere apologies that the plans for this building were settled without due consultation with the Russell family and their trustees and therefore without their approval of its design

Russell Square, London, United Kingdom

John Thurloe Secretary of State 1652 Bencher of Lincoln's Inn 1654 Lived in Old Square at various times until his death Born 1616 Died 1668

Chancery Lane, London, United Kingdom

Site of St Botolph by Billingsgate destroyed in the Great Fire 1666 (plaque not yet erected)

Monument Street, EC4R, London, United Kingdom

Druid Street Arch Bombing. On October 25 1940 a bomb fell through the Railway Arch killing 77 people sheltering from the air raid

Arch, Druid Street, London Bridge, London, United Kingdom

The Alfred Plaque. This plaque was erected in 1986 to mark the eleven hundredth anniversary of King Alfred's resettlement of the Roman city of London in 886, after the abandonment of the Saxon town which had existed for some three centuries in the Strand area to the west of the City. At this place a harbour and market were established by 899 to restore trade after the Viking invasions

Southwark Bridge, London, United Kingdom

Site of the Duke of Buckingham’s House 1672

College Hill, EC4, London, United Kingdom

100+ dog years. Music critic, dog poet, photographic model and all round good egg, Barking Lord Scruff of Highgate, lived here, 1985 - Nov '99. Erected by good friends.

15 Pond Square, Highgate, London, United Kingdom

Site of the worst civilian disaster of the Second World War. In memory of 173 men, women and children who lost their lives on the evening of Wednesday 3rd March 1943 descending the steps to Bethnal Green Underground air raid shelter. Not forgotten.

Bethnal Green Tube Station, Roman Road, London, United Kingdom

This building, reputed to be from designs by Sir Christopher Wren, was erected as a church by Lord Hatton to serve the needs of the neighbourhood after St. Andrew's Holborn had been destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It was adapted for use as a charity school about 1696, was severely damaged by incendiary bombs during the 1939-45 war and has since been reconstructed internally to provide offices - the original facades being restored and retained. The figures of scholars in 18th century costume taken down and sent for safe keeping during the war to Bradfield College, Berkshire have been replaced in their original positions as a memorial of the former use of the building.

Hatton Garden, Holborn, London, United Kingdom

Sir Christopher Hatton was born in 1540 and died in 1591. He was Lord Chancellor of England and according to some, a secret lover of Elizabeth I. She granted him the grounds of Ely Palace on which Hatton House was built, a generous gift which did much to fuel the rumours. Hatton House was demolished in the late 1600s to make way for a new small town called Hatton Garden: this became the centre of London's jewellery trade. By 1850 all of the houses in the area had become a workshop or a diamond merchant's. In 1987 , 80% of the world's diamonds passed through Hatton Garden where De Beers has its headquarters.

4, Leather Lane, Farringdon, London, United Kingdom

From Roman wharf A.D.75: found Fish Street Hill 1931.

Lower Thames Street, London, United Kingdom

In this old King's Arms Tavern the Ancient Order of Druids was revived 28th November 1781. This commemorative plaque was placed here on the 150th anniversary by the A. O. D.

The King’s Arms, 23 Poland Street, Soho, W1, London, United Kingdom

Canada Walk. Here in a building opposite at 20 Lincoln's Inn Fields was the Headquarters of the Royal Canadian Air Force in Great Britain during the second World War. This Headquarters provided central support to some 85,000 Canadian personnel who served in 48 RCAF Squadrons and with numerous RAF units. In all, 14,455 Canadian airmen made the supreme sacrifice while serving overseas. Promenade Du Canada. C'est ici, en face du 20 Lincoln's Inn Fields, que se trouvait le quartier general de l'Aviation royale du Canada en Grande Bretagne, durante la seconde Guerre mondiale. Ce quartier general fournissait un soutien centrale aux quelque 45,000 militaires canadiens qui servaient au sein du 48 escadrons del'ARC et de nombreuses unites de la RAF. En tout, 14, 455 aviateurs canadiens ont sacrilie leur vie pendant leur service outre-mer.

Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, United Kingdom

Jewish Workers' Bund Leader representative to the Polish Parliament-in-exile Szmul 'Artur' Zygielbojm 1895-1943 Took his life in protest at the world's indifference to Nazi extermination of the Jews lived nearby 1942 - 1943

Porchester Road, Westminster, London, United Kingdom

This plaque erected by London Underground Ltd. is dedicated to the memory of Ian Jones C.Eng., MIMechE. 25th February 1948 - 4th May 2003. He was a greatly admired colleague and friend.

Canary Wharf Underground Station, Jubilee Line, London, United Kingdom

This plaque was unveiled in memory Lawrence Sheriff founder of Rugby School in 1567 and thus of Lawrence Sheriff School whose bequest of eight acres of pasture now known as The Rugby Estate continues to reflect the spirit of his charitable endowment.

Rugby Street, London, United Kingdom

Here Lived Sir Christopher Wren during the building of St Pauls Cathedral Here also, in 1502, Catherine, Infanta of Castille and Aragon, afterwards first Queen of Henry VIII, took shelter on her first landing in London

Blackfriars Road, London, United Kingdom

The French poets Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud lived here May - July 1873

8 Royal College Street, NW1, London, United Kingdom

The heroine of Dickens' novel, Little Dorrit, was one resident who was not a prisoner.

Angel Street, London, United Kingdom

George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair) 1903-1950 lived and worked here as Senior Master of the former Hawthorns High School for Boys April 1932-July 1933

Fountain House Hotel, 116–118 Church Road, Hayes, London, United Kingdom

These premises were totally destroyed by a zeppelin raid during the World War on September 8th 1915 rebuilt 1917

61 Farringdon Road, EC1, London, United Kingdom

T. E. Lawrence 'Lawrence of Arabia' 1888-1935 lived here

14 Barton Street, Westminster, SW1, London, United Kingdom

On this site stood the Blackheath Proprietary School 1831 to 1907

30-32 Selwyn Court, Blackheath, London, United Kingdom

Gracie Fields 1898-1979 singer and entertainer lived here

72A Upper Street, Islington, N1 0NY, London, United Kingdom

Marie Lloyd 1870-1922 music hall artiste lived here

55 Graham Road, E8 Hackney, London, United Kingdom

The world's first regular high definition television service was inaugurated here by the BBC 2 November 1936

Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, N22 Haringey, London, United Kingdom

The Guild Church of St Mary Aldermary [full inscription unknown]

, London, United Kingdom

There was not one straight floor from the foundation to the roof; the ceilings were so fantastically clouded by smoke and dust that old women might have told fortunes in them better than in grouts of tea

Angel Yard, London, United Kingdom

Highams Park Signal Box. Locally Listed building. Erected in 1925 by the London and North Eastern Railway Company and one of the few that survive on the Chingford line today. Saved from demolition in 2002 it is now leased to the Highams Park Signal Box Association

Highams Park signal box, Hale End Road E4, London, United Kingdom

Here stood the Palace of Bridewell built by Henry VIII in 1523 and granted by Edward VI in 1553 to the City of London to house Bridewell Royal Hospital founded by Royal Charter in the same year. The present building was erected in 1802 and in 1862 the court room of the Bridewell Royal Hospital was incorporated therein

14 New Bridge Street, London, United Kingdom

Lord Haden-Guest 1877-1960 physician lived here

38 Tite Street, London, United Kingdom

Roger Fry 1866 - 1934 Artist and Art Critic lived and died at 48 Bernard Street on this site 1926 - 1934 Morton Hotel

48 Bernard Street, London, United Kingdom

Charles Fort 1874-1932 American writer and founder of Forteanism, the study of anomalous phenomena, lived here 1921-1928

39 Marchmont Street, London, United Kingdom

(George) Emlyn Williams CBE 1905-1987 Actor and Playwright lived here 1930-1934

60 Marchmont Street, London, United Kingdom

Sir George Williams 1821-1905 founder of Young Men's Christian Association lived at No. 13 Russell Square 1879-1905

13 Russell Square, London, United Kingdom

Kenneth Williams 1926-1988 comic actor lived here 1935-1956

57 Marchment Street, London, United Kingdom

Dorothy Richardson 1873-1957 writer lived here 1905-1906

6 Woburn Walk, Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom

Dennis Emmanuel Brown "The Crown Prince of Reggae" 1957-1999 singer, lyricist and musician lived here between 1993-1999

55 Hazeldean Road, Harlesden, London, United Kingdom