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Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum Andrew Carnegie, millionaire and philanthropist, was born in this cottage on the 25th November 1835.

Priory Lane, Dunfermline, United Kingdom

Carnegie Birthplace On 25th November 1835, Andrew Carnegie was born in this humble 17th century weaver's cottage. The Carnegie family lived in one room upstairs and another family lived in the adjoining cottage. The adjacent Memorial Hall (by architect James Shearer) was added in 1928.

Priory Lane, Dunfermline, United Kingdom

Béla Bartok 1881-1945 Hungarian composer stayed here when performing in London

7 Sydney Place, London, United Kingdom
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William Smith 1769 - 1839 "Father of English Geology" made the first map of an entire country -England and Wales- in 1815 lived on this site 1804-1819

15 Buckingham Street, WC2, London, United Kingdom
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The Coventry Theatre The New Hippodrome, as it was originally named, was opened on 1 November 1937. It was the third Hippodrome on this site, the first situated in Pool Meadow (1903) and the second (1907) built in what is now the lower part of Lady Herbert's Garden. The New Hippodrome, re-named the Coventry Theatre in 1955, provided the venue for some of the world's greatest artistes and productions. The auditorium was comfortable and impressive in size, seating 2136. The arrival of television in the 1950s and '60s caused a drastic decline in the popularity of variety theatre. In 1985 the theatre became a bingo hall and operated as such until it was demolished in 2002 to make way for Millennium Place, the Whittle Arch and the new frontage to Coventry Transport Museum.

Millennium Place - near Hales Street, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle OM, KBE, CB, FRS, FRAes. This statue celebrates the centenary of Frank Whittle's birth in Coventry and shows him watching the first test flight of a jet-propelled Gloster-Whittle E28/39 on 15 May 1941 at RAF Cranwell. Sculpture by Faith Winter unveiled on 1 June 2007

Millennium Place - near Hales Street, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Lady Herbert's Garden & Garden of International Friendship Lady Herbert's Garden was laid out in the 1930s by Alfred Herbert as a memorial to his second wife. The garden of International Friendship was opened in 2000 as part of the City Council's Millennium Scheme (Phoenix Initiative). During the medieval period the area lay on either side of the town wall (here constructed between the 1430s and 1460s). Within the wall were located the rear gardens of houses on Cook St and St Agnes Lane. A great ditch lay immediately on the outside of the wall and beyond grew the fruit trees of the Prior's Orchard. Swanswell Gate (Priory Gate) served as the Prior's own gate into the monastic precinct. As Coventry grew in the 19th century, the area was built over for the first time. In turn, much of this was cleared in the 20th century and the best preserved section of the town wall made publicly visible for the first time. A Millennium Commission Lottery Project

Lady Herbert's Garden - Hales Street, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Swanswell Gate Completed circa 1440 as part of the fortified town wall, remains of which stand in the adjoining gardens. Originally named Priory Gate it gave access to the Prior's lands outside the wall. Including Swanswell Fishpool. The archways were blocked, windows inserted and the roof raised when it was converted into a house and gardens were presented to the city and wall remains are now Scheduled Ancient Monuments.

Swanswell Gate - Hales Street, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Orange Street Congregational Church This church was founded in 1693 by Huguenot refugees who fled from France at the time of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. In 1776 the Chapel passed into the hands of the Church of England. The Rev. Augustus III. Toplady author of "Rock of Ages" was one of its ministers. The Chapel passed into the hands of the Congregationalists in 1787. Adjoining the chapel was Sir Isaac Newtons house which was built in 1710 and condemned in 1913. Mrs Jemima Luke, author of the beloved hymn "I think when we read that sweet story of old" was a teacher in the Sunday School. A copy of the hymn in her own handwriting is in possession of the church.

Orange Street, London, United Kingdom
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In memory of those who were killed in the bomb attack on a Circle line train near this station on 7th July 2005 Michael Stanley Brewster Jonathan Downey David Foulkes Colin Morley Jennifer Vanda Ann Nicholson Laura Susan Webb London will not forget them and all those who suffered that day

Edgware Road (Circle/ District/ H&C) Underground Station, London, United Kingdom
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Emily Davison heroine of the Women's Suffrage Movement was cared for here 1913

Epsom Cottage Hospital, Epsom, United Kingdom
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Blue Coat School The north west tower survived into the 17th century and was converted into a house. In about 1714, it was taken over by the new charity school for girls. Much of the tower was demolished in 1857 when the present school building was erected to a design by James Murray. The lowermost part of the medieval tower does survive and it's exterior is best seen at the bottom of the steps on the next level down.

Blue Coat School - Priory Gardens, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Holy Trinity Graveyard (extension) In the 1770s Holy Trinity created in this area an extension to the original overcrowded graveyard around the church. In 1857, following the opening of London Road Cemetery by Coventry Corporation, most burials here ceased. Excavations in 1999-2000, as part of the Phoenix Initiative, uncovered about 1,850 complete burials. These remains were re-interred in the old London Road Cemetery in June 2000. The construction of the timer bell tower in the mid 1850s and of the Holy Trinity Church Centre in the 1970s disturbed many of the gravestones. Those surviving in 1999 were recorded and details may be consulted in the Priory Visitor Centre. Some gravestones have been preserved at the top of the bank next to the house in Priory Row.

Priory Row - Priory Gardens, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Godiva, Lady of Coventry (died 10th September 1067) and her husband Leofric, Earl of Mercia (died 28th September 1057) were buried here in the church of Benedictine monastery they founded in 1043 on the site of St Osburg's nunnery, sacked by the Danes in 1016. The Saxon church, which became Coventry's first Cathedral in 1102, was replaced in the 13th century by a great church, destroyed at the Dissolution in 1539. The remains of the west end are here exposed to view: vestiges of the east and adjoin the present cathedral. No traces of the Saxon buildings have yet been discovered.

3-5 Priory Row - Priory Gardens, Coventry, United Kingdom
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The Polish world traveller and explorer Pawel Edmund Strzelecki (1797-1873) lived and worked on Sackville Street. He was born in Gluszyna near Poznan. Sensitive to human misery, he came to the aid of the Irish people in the years 1847-1849 during te Great Famine (1845-1849). He is buried in the Church of St Adalbert in Poznan.

Sackville Place, Dublin, Ireland
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You are standing upon the site of three ancient edifices. On the summit of Hill Top (approximately on this site) a convent was established about the year 650 A.D. by a Saxon lady, later canonised under the name of St Osburg + + The convent was destroyed by the Danes when they ravaged Mercia in 1016 A.D. + + + Twentyseven years later (1043A.D.) a Benedictine Abbey Church was built on the same ground by Leofric, Earl of Mercia and his Countess Godiva. Leofric and Godiva are said to have been buried respectively in the two porches which stood nearly on this spot. + + + Here about 1140 A.D. was commenced the building of the Benedictine Priory Church or Cathedral of St Mary which was completed about 1220 A.D. and demolished subsequent to 1539 A.D. It possessed three spires and a central tower. + + + Sic Transit Gloria Mundi.

8 Priory Row, Coventry, United Kingdom
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This plaque was unveiled by the First Deputy Mayor of Volgograd Mikhail Zoltaryov in the presence of the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Coventry Councillor Wilfred Spencer on Saturday the 25th November 1972 to mark the naming of this area Volgograd Place as a symbol of the friendship between Volgograd and Coventry born out of the sufferings of both cities during war time and now devoted to international understanding and peace

Volgograd Place - under Ringway Swanswell, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Medieval Ruin Possibly late 13th century sandstone building revealed during wartime bombing. Some 13th & 14th century pottery was found when the site was excavated in 1971, but archaeologists have not been able to discover it's origins or purpose. It may have been a merchants house or possibly linked in some way with nearby Whitefriars Priory.

Much Park Street, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Памятник архитектуры Городская усадьба Конец XVIII - начало XIX вв Охраняется государством

18 Kutuzova street, Kaluga, Russia
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В этом здании работал генерал-майор милиции Эммануил Михайлович Данилов (11.03.1924 г. - 10.08.2007 г.) . Почетный гражданин Калужской области, участник Великой Отечественной войны, начальник УВД Калужского облисполкома с 1971 по 1987 г., Почетный член Российского совета ветеранов органов внутренних дел и внутренних войск МВД России

Suvorov street, 139, Kaluga, Russia