List of English Heritage blue plaques in the City of Westminster

This is a complete list of the 312 blue plaques placed by English Heritage and its predecessors in the City of Westminster in London.

List

Subject Inscription Location Year installed Photo Open Plaques
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1–3 Robert Street

ROBERT ADAM THOMAS HOOD JOHN GALSWORTHY SIR JAMES BARRIE AND OTHER EMINENT ARTISTS AND WRITERS LIVED HERE

1–3 Robert Street, Adelphimo
Charing Cross WC2N 6BN
1950 (1950) 509
8 Russell Street

In this house occupied by THOMAS DAVIES Bookseller DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON first met JAMES BOSWELL in 1763

8 Russell Street
Covent Garden WC2B 5HZ
1984 (1984) 9172
14 Buckingham Street

In a House formerly standing on this site lived SAMUEL PEPYS 1633–1703 Diarist & ROBERT HARLEY Earl of Oxford 1661–1724 Statesman And in this House lived WILLIAM ETTY 1787–1849 Painter & CLARKSON STANFIELD 1793–1867 Painter

14 Buckingham Street
Covent Garden WC2N 6DF
1908 (1908) 164
32 Soho Square

SIR JOSEPH BANKS 1743–1820 PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY ROBERT BROWN 1773–1858 AND DAVID DON 1800–1841 BOTANISTS LIVED IN A HOUSE ON THIS SITE THE LINNEAN SOCIETY MET HERE 1821–1857

32 Soho Square
Soho W1D 3AP
1938 (1938) 152
The Adelphi

THE ADELPHI THIS BUILDING STANDS ON THE SITE OF ADELPHI TERRACE BUILT BY THE BROTHERS ADAM IN 1768–1774. AMONG THE OCCUPANTS OF THE TERRACE WERE TOPHAM AND LADY DIANA BEAUCLERK, DAVID GARRICK, RICHARD D'OYLY CARTE, THOMAS HARDY & GEORGE BERNARD SHAW. THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE AND THE SAVAGE CLUB ALSO HAD THEIR PREMISES HERE

The Adelphi Terrace
Charing Cross WC2N 6BJ
1952 (1952) 600
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema O.M.
(1836–1912)

Painter lived here 1886–1912

44 Grove End Road
St John's Wood NW8 9NE
1975 (1975) 569
Bert Ambrose
(c.1896–1971)

Dance Band Leader lived and played here 1927–1940

May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street
Mayfair W1J 8LT
2005 (2005) 597
Edward Ardizzone
(1900–1979)

Artist and Illustrator lived here 1920–1972

130 Elgin Avenue
Maida Vale W9 2NS
2007 (2007) 104
Sir Richard Arkwright
(1732–1792)

Industrialist and Inventor lived here

8 Adam Street
Charing Cross WC2N 6AA
1984 (1984) 241
Thomas Arne
(1710–1778)

Composer lived here

31 King Street
Covent Garden WC2E 8JD
1988 (1988) 233 The left and right sides of the circular plaque have been removed to fit into a narrow space.[1]
Matthew Arnold
(1822–1888)

POET and CRITIC lived here

2 Chester Square
Belgravia SW1W 9HH
1954 (1954) 38
Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith
(1852–1928)

STATESMAN lived here

20 Cavendish Square
Marylebone W1G 0RN
1951 (1951) 601
Nancy Astor
(1879–1964)

First woman to sit in Parliament lived here

4 St James's Square
St James's SW1Y 6JU
 () 200
Hertha Ayrton
(1854–1923)

Physicist lived here 1903–1923

41 Norfolk Square
Paddington W2 IRX
2007 (2007) 712
Walter Bagehot
(1826–1877)

Writer, Banker and Economist lived here

12 Upper Belgrave Street
Belgravia SW1X 8BA
1967 (1967) 215
John Logie Baird
(1888–1946)

IN 1926 IN THIS HOUSE JOHN LOGIE BAIRD 1888–1946 FIRST DEMONSTRATED TELEVISION

22 Frith Street
Soho W1D 4RP
 () 444 Baird's home at 3 Crescent Wood Road in Sydenham in the London Borough of Southwark also has a blue plaque.[2]
Bruce Bairnsfather
(1888–1959)

Cartoonist lived here

1 Sterling Street, off Montpelier Square
Knightsbridge SW7 1HN
1981 (1981) 584
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
(1867–1947)

PRIME MINISTER lived here

93 Eaton Square
Belgravia SW1W 9AQ
1969 (1969) 40
Michael William Balfe
(1808–1870)

Musical Composer Lived here

12 Seymour Street
Marylebone W1H 7HT
1912 (1912) 11
Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer
(1841–1917)

Colonial administrator lived and died here

36 Wimpole Street
Marylebone W1G 8GZ
 () 440
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(1806–1861)

ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT POETESS, AFTERWARDS WIFE OF ROBERT BROWNING, LIVED HERE 1838–1846

50 Wimpole Street
Marylebone W1G 8SQ
1899 (1899) 368 The London County Council re-erected the plaque in 1936.[3]
Sir James Barrie
(1860–1937)

NOVELIST AND DRAMATIST lived here

100 Bayswater Road
Bayswater W2 3HJ
1961 (1961) 416
George Basevi
(1794–1845)

ARCHITECT lived here

17 Savile Row
Mayfair W1S 3PN
1949 (1949) 291
Gilbert Bayes
(1872–1953)

Sculptor lived here 1931–1953

4 Greville Place
St John's Wood NW6 5JN
2007 (2007) 10
Sir Joseph Bazalgette
(1819–1891)

Civil Engineer lived here

17 Hamilton Terrace
St John's Wood NW8 9RE
1974 (1974) 385
Aubrey Beardsley
(1872–1898)

ARTIST lived here

114 Cambridge Street
Pimlico SW1V 4QF
1948 (1948) 456
Sir Francis Beaufort
(1774–1857)

Admiral and Hydrographer lived here

52 Manchester Street
Marylebone W1U 7LU
1959 (1959) 686
Sir Thomas Beecham C. H.
(1879–1961)

Conductor and Impresario lived here

31 Grove End Road
St John's Wood NW8 9NG
1985 (1985) 443
David Ben-Gurion
(1886–1973)

First Prime-Minister of Israel lived here

75 Warrington Crescent
Maida Vale W9 1EH
1986 (1986) 12
Sir Julius Benedict
(1804–1885)

MUSICAL COMPOSER Lived and died here

2 Manchester Square
Marylebone W1U 3PA
1934 (1934) 561
Sir William Sterndale Bennett
(1816–1875)

Composer lived here

38 Queensborough Terrace
Bayswater W2 3SH
1996 (1996) 499
George Bentham
(1800–1884)

Botanist lived here 1864–1884

25 Wilton Place
Belgravia SW1X 8RL
1978 (1978) 67
Hector Berlioz
(1803–1869)

COMPOSER stayed here in 1851

58 Queen Anne Street
Marylebone W1M 9LA
1969 (1969) 542
Ernest Bevin
(1881–1951)

Trade Union Leader and Statesman lived here in flat No.8 1931–1939

Stratford Mansions, 34 South Molton Street
Mayfair W1Y 1HA
2001 (2001) 145
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
(1840–1922)

Diplomat Poet and Traveller Founder of Crabbet Park Arabian Stud lived here

15 Buckingham Gate
St James's SW1E 6LB
1979 (1979) 346
George Frederick Bodley
(1827–1907)

Architect lived here 1862–1873

109 Harley Street
Marylebone W1T 6AN
2003 (2003) 696
Simón Bolívar
(1783–1830)

Liberator of Latin America lodged here in 1810

4 Duke Street
Marylebone W1U 3EL
2002 (2002) 3
Violet Bonham Carter
(1887–1969)

Politician and writer lived here

43 Gloucester Square
Paddington W2 2TQ
1994 (1994) 451
James Boswell
(1740–1795)

BIOGRAPHER Lived and died in a house on this site

122 Great Portland Street
Fitzrovia W1W 6PW
1936 (1936) 370
Bow Street

BOW STREET WAS FORMED ABOUT 1637. IT HAS BEEN THE RESIDENCE OF MANY NOTABLE MEN AMONG WHOM WERE HENRY FIELDING (NOVELIST). SIR JOHN FIELDING (MAGISTRATE). GRINLING GIBBONS (WOODCARVER). CHARLES MACKLIN (ACTOR). JOHN RADCLIFFE (PHYSICIAN). CHARLES SACKVILLE EARL OF DORSET (POET). WILLIAM WYCHERLEY (DRAMATIST).

19–20 Bow Street
Covent Garden WC2E 7AW
1929 (1929) 704
Elizabeth Bowen
(1899–1973)

Writer lived here 1935–1952

1–7 Clarence Terrace
Regent's Park NW1 4RD
2012 (2012) 10672
Al Bowlly
(1899–1941)

Singer lived here 1933–1934

Charing Cross Mansions, 26 Charing Cross Road
Charing Cross WC2H 0DG
2013 (2013) 30419
Charles Bridgeman

Landscape Gardener lived here 1723–1738

54 Broadwick Street
Soho W1F 7AH
1984 (1984) 586
Richard Bright
(1789–1858)

Physician lived here

11 Savile Row
Mayfair W1S 3PS
1979 (1979) 85
Sir Charles Vyner Brooke
(1874–1963)

last Rajah of Sarawak lived here

13 Albion Street
Paddington W2 2AS
1983 (1983) 359
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(1806–1861)

POET LIVED HERE

99 Gloucester Place
Marylebone W1U 6JQ
1924 (1924) 45
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(1806–1861)

Poet lived in a house on this site 1838–1846

50 Wimpole Street
Marylebone W1G 8SQ
1936 (1936) 368 Street level supplementary stone inscription added by the LCC to the facade of 50 Wimpole Street when the brown RSA plaque of 1899 was re-erected in 1936
Beau Brummell
(1778–1840)

Leader of Fashion lived here

4 Chesterfield Street
Mayfair W1J 6JF
1984 (1984) 22
General John Burgoyne
(1723–1792)

lived and died here

10 Hertford Street
Mayfair W1J 7RL
1954 (1954) 678 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates Richard Brinsley Sheridan.[4]
Edmund Burke
(1729–1797)

AUTHOR AND STATESMAN LIVED HERE

37 Gerrard Street
Leicester Square W1D 5QB
1876 (1876) 424
Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1849–1924)

WRITER lived here

63 Portland Place
Marylebone W1B 1QP
1979 (1979) 242
Fanny Burney
(1752–1840)

MADAME D'ARBLAY (FANNY BURNEY) AUTHORESS. LIVED HERE. BORN 1752. DIED 1840.

11 Bolton Street
Mayfair W1J 8BB
1885 (1885) 74
Colen Campbell
(1676–1729)

Architect and Author of Vitruvius Britannicus lived and died here

76 Brook Street
Mayfair W1K 5EF
1977 (1977) 343
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
(1836–1908)

Prime Minister lived here

6 Grosvenor Place
Belgravia SW1X 7SH
1959 (1959) 481
Giovanni Antonio Canal
(1697–1768)

Venetian Painter Lived here

41 Beak Street
Soho W1F 9SB
1925 (1925) 378
George Canning
(1770–1827)

Statesman lived here

50 Berkeley Square
Mayfair W1J 5BA
1979 (1979) 477
Cato Street conspiracy

discovered here 23 February 1820

1a Cato Street
Marylebone W1H 5HG
1977 (1977) 84
Sir George Cayley
(1773–1857)

SCIENTIST and PIONEER of AVIATION lived here

20 Hertford Street
Mayfair W1J 7RX
1962 (1962) 237
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount Cecil of Chelwood
(1864–1958)

Creator of the League of Nations lived here

16 South Eaton Place
Belgravia SW1W 9JA
1976 (1976) 304 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates Philip Noel-Baker.[5]
Neville Chamberlain
(1869–1940)

Prime Minister lived here

37 Eaton Square
Belgravia SW1W 9DH
1962 (1962) 413
King Charles X
(1757–1836)

last Bourbon King of France lived here 1805–1814

72 South Audley Street
Mayfair W1K 1JB
2000 (2000) 679
Thomas Chippendale
(1718–1813)

The workshop of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE and his son, cabinet makers, stood near this site 1753–1813

61 St Martin's Lane
Covent Garden WC2N 4JS
1952 (1952) 463
Frederic Chopin
(1810–1849)

From this house in 1848 FREDERIC CHOPIN 1810–1849 went to Guildhall to give his last public performance

4 St James's Place
St James's SW1A 1NP
1981 (1981) 297
Lord Randolph Churchill
(1849–1895)

STATESMAN lived here 1883–1892

2 Connaught Place
Marble Arch W2 2ET
1962 (1962) 269 In 1985 the plaque was resituated by the Greater London Council following alterations to the building.[6]
Willy Clarkson
(1861–1934)

THEATRICAL WIGMAKER lived and died here

41–43 Wardour Street
Soho W1D 6PY
1966 (1966) 154
Lord Robert Clive
(1725–1744)

SOLDIER AND ADMINISTRATOR lived here

45 Berkeley Square
Mayfair W1J 5AS
1953 (1953) 50
Eric Coates
(1886–1957)

Composer lived here in Flat 176 1930–1939

Chiltern Court, Baker Street
Marylebone NW1 5SG
2013 (2013) 33147
Thomas Cochrane, Earl of Dundonald and David Beatty, Earl Beatty O. M.
(1775–1860) and (1871–1936)

Here lived THOMAS COCHRANE Earl of Dundonald 1775–1860 and later DAVID, EARL BEATTY, O.M. 1871–1936 Admirals

Hanover Lodge, Outer Circle
Regent's Park NW1 4RJ
1974 (1974) 594
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(1772–1834)

POET AND PHILOSOPHER lived in a house on this site 1812–1813

71 Berners Street
Soho W1T 3NL
1966 (1966) 272 The present plaque replaces a brown London County Council plaque erected in 1905.[7]
William Wilkie Collins
(1824–1889)

NOVELIST lived here

65 Gloucester Place
Marylebone W1U 8JL
1951 (1951) 107
Joseph Conrad
(1857–1924)

Novelist lived here

17 Gillingham Street
Victoria SW1V 1HN
1984 (1984) 209
Emma Cons
(1837–1912)

Philanthropist and founder of the Old Vic lived and worked here

136 Seymour Place
Marylebone W1H 1NT
1978 (1978) 158
Sir Michael Costa
(1808–1883)

Conductor and Orchestra Reformer lived here 1857–1883

Wilton Court, 59 Eccleston Square
Belgravia SW1V 1PH
2007 (2007) 9175
Tom Cribb
(1781–1848)

Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion lived here

36 Panton Street
Leicester Square SW1Y 4EA
2005 (2005) 6326
Thomas Cubitt
(1788–1855)

Master Builder lived here

3 Lyall Street
Belgravia SW1X 8DW
1959 (1959) 5028
George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
(1859–1925)

Statesman Viceroy of India lived and died here

1 Carlton House Terrace
St James's SW1Y 5AF
1976 (1976) 6258
Richard Dadd
(1817–1866)

Painter lived here

15 Suffolk Street
Leicester Square SW1Y 4HG
1977 (1977) 331 The plaque was originally incorrectly placed next door, at 15 Suffolk Street, in 1977. The address was found to be incorrect, and it was moved to its present location in 1980.[8]
Emily Davies
(1830–1921)

Founder of Girton College, Cambridge lived here

17 Cunningham Place
Lisson Grove NW8 8JT
1978 (1978) 53
General Charles De Gaulle
(1890–1970)

President of the French National Committee set up the Headquarters of the Free French Forces here in 1940

4 Carlton Gardens
St James's SW1Y 5AA
1984 (1984) 550
Thomas de Quincey
(1785–1859)

wrote Confessions of an English Opium Eater in this house

36 Tavistock Street
Covent Garden WC2E 7PB
1981 (1981) 9 De Quincey's surname is spelt incorrectly by the plaque.[9]
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield
(1804–1881)

BENJAMIN DISRAELI Earl of Beaconsfield Statesman 1804–1881 Died Here

19 Curzon Street
Mayfair W1J 7TB
1908 (1908) 453
John Dryden
(1631–1700)

POET. LIVED HERE

43 Gerrard Street
Soho W1D 5QG
1870 (1870) 526
Sir Stewart Duke-Elder
(1898–1978)

Ophthalmologist lived and worked here 1934–1976

63 Harley Street
Marylebone W1G 9PW
2002 (2002) 322
Essex Street

ESSEX STREET was laid out in the grounds of Essex House by NICHOLAS BARBON in 1675 Among many famous lawyers who lived here were Sir ORLANDO BRIDGEMAN c.1606–1674 Lord Keeper HENRY FIELDING 1707–1754 Novelist and BRASS CROSBY 1725–1793 Lord Mayor of London JAMES SAVAGE 1779–1852 Architect had his office here. PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART stayed at a house in the street in 1750. Rev. THEOPHILUS LINDSEY 1723–1808 Unitarian Minister founded Essex Street Chapel here in 1774. Dr. SAMUEL JOHNSON established an evening club at the Essex Head in 1783

Essex Hall, Essex Street
Strand WC2R 3HU
1962 (1962) 625 The stone plaque was re-erected in 1964.[10]
Dame Edith Evans
(1888–1976)

Actress lived here

109 Ebury Street
Belgravia SW1W 9QU
1997 (1997) 220
William Ewart
(1798–1869)

REFORMER lived here

16 Eaton Place
Belgravia SW1X 8LT
1963 (1963) 298 The plaque was originally located at 6 Cambridge Square and placed here in 1963 when that building was demolished.[11]
Michael Faraday
(1791–1867)

MAN OF SCIENCE. APPRENTICE HERE.

48 Blandford Street
Marylebone W1U 7HU
1876 (1876) 19
Ethel Gordon Fenwick
(1857–1947)

Nursing Reformer lived here 1887–1924

20 Upper Wimpole Street
Marylebone W1G 6LZ
1999 (1999) 73
Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher
(1841–1920)

Admiral of the Fleet LORD FISHER 1841–1920 lived here as First Sea Lord 1904–1910

16 Queen Anne's Gate
Westminster SW1H 9AA
1975 (1975) 130 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates William Smith.[12]
Ian Fleming
(1908–1964)

Creator of James Bond lived here

22 Ebury Street
Belgravia SW1W 8LW
1996 (1996) 395
Sir Ambrose Fleming
1849–1945

Scientist and Electrical Engineer lived here

9 Clifton Gardens
Maida Vale W9 1AL
1971 (1971) 506
Dame Margot Fonteyn
1919–1991

Prima Ballerina Assoluta lived here in Flat 9

118 Long Acre
Covent Garden WC2E 9PA
2016 (2016) 41422
Charles James Fox
1749–1806

Statesman Lived Here

46 Clarges Street
Mayfair W1J 7ER
1912 (1912) 402 The plaque was placed here in the 1940s after its original location, 9 Arlington Street, was demolished.[13]
George Frampton
1860–1928

Sculptor lived and worked here 1894–1908

32 Queen's Grove
St John's Wood NW8 6HJ
1977 (1977) 647


Sir Edward Frankland
1825-1899

Chemical Scientist lived here 1870-1880

14 Lancaster Gate
Bayswater W2 3LH
2019 (2019) 51829
Benjamin Franklin
1706–1790

LIVED HERE

36 Craven Street
Charing Cross WC2N 5NF
1914 (1914) 348
W. P. Frith
1819–1909

Painter lived and died here

114 Clifton Hill
St John's Wood NW8 0JS
1973 (1973) 46
Henry Fuseli
(1741–1825)

Artist lived here 1788–1803

37 Foley Street
Fitzrovia W1W 7TN
1961 (1961) 308
Thomas Gage
(1721–1787)

Commander of British Forces in North America lived here

41 Portland Place
Marylebone W1B 1BN
1996 (1996) 316
Thomas Gainsborough
(1727–1788)

ARTIST lived here

Schomberg House, 82 Pall Mall
St James's SW1Y 5ES
1951 (1951) 2 This plaque replaces a Royal Society of Arts plaque from 1881.[14]
Sir Francis Galton
(1822–1911)

EXPLORER STATISTICIAN FOUNDER OF EUGENICS LIVED HERE FOR FIFTY YEARS

42 Rutland Gate
Knightsbridge SW7 1PD
c.1931 (c.1931) 356 This plaque was privately erected, and became part of London County Council's blue plaque scheme in 1959.[15]
Ava Gardner
(1922–1990)

Film Star lived and died here

34 Ennismore Gardens
Knightsbridge SW7 1AE
2016 (2016) 41595
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
(1836–1917)

The first woman to qualify as a Doctor in Britain lived here

20 Upper Berkeley Street
Marylebone W1H 7PF
1962 (1962) 139
Edward Gibbon
(1737–1792)

HISTORIAN lived in a house on this site 1773–1783

7 Bentinck Street
Marylebone W1U 2EH
1964 (1964) 107 The plaque replaces a Royal Society of Arts plaque from 1896.[16]
Guy Gibson
(1918–1944)

Pilot Leader of the Dambusters Raid lived here

32 Aberdeen Place
St John's Wood NW8 8JR
2006 (2006) 445
Sir John Gielgud
(1904–2000)

Actor and Director lived here 1945–1976

16 Cowley Street
Westminster SW1P 3LZ
2017 (2017) 42718
William Ewart Gladstone
(1809–1898)

Statesman Lived here

11 Carlton House Terrace
St James's SW1Y 5AJ
1925 (1925) 118
John Robert Godley
(1814–1861)

FOUNDER OF CANTERBURY NEW ZEALAND lived and died here

48 Gloucester Place
Marylebone W1U 8HG
1951 (1951) 9147
Sir Laurence Gomme
(1853–1916)

Clerk to the London County Council Folklorist and Historian lived here 1895–1909

24 Dorset Square
Marylebone NW1 6QG
2006 (2006) 2238
Henry Gray
(1827–1861)

ANATOMIST lived here

8 Wilton Street
Belgravia SW1X 7AF
1947 (1947) 4320
John Richard Green
(1837–1883)

HISTORIAN lived in a house on this site 1869–1876

4 Beaumont Street
Marylebone W1G 6AA
1964 (1964) 3104 Though originally placed in 1909, the plaque was re-erected in 1924 and 1964; after the houses demolition and damage to the plaque respectively.[17]
Viscount Grey of Fallodon Sir Edward Grey
(1862–1933)

Foreign Secretary lived here

3 Queen Anne's Gate
Westminster SW1H 9BT
1981 (1981) 1291
George Grossmith
(1847–1912)

ACTOR and AUTHOR lived here

28 Dorset Square
Marylebone NW1 6QG
1963 (1963) 2246
George Grossmith, Jr.
(1874–1935)

ACTOR-MANAGER lived here

3 Spanish Place
Marylebone W1U 3HX
1963 (1963) 2128 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates Frederick Marryat.[18]
George Grote
(1794–1871)

Historian Died Here

12 Savile Row
Mayfair W1S 3PS
1905 (1905) 4270
Lord Haldane
(1856–1928)

STATESMAN LAWYER AND PHILOSOPHER LIVED HERE

28 Queen Anne's Gate
Westminster SW1H 9AB
1954 (1954) 87
Henry Hallam
(1777–1859)

Historian Lived Here

67 Wimpole Street
Marylebone W1G 8AP
1904 (1904) 388
George Frideric Handel
(1685–1759)

Composer lived in this house from 1723 and died here

25 Brook Street
Mayfair W1K 4HB
2001 (2001) 337 This is the third plaque on this house, after a Society of Arts plaque from 1870 and a London County Council plaque from 1952.[19]
Tommy Handley
(1892–1949)

Radio Comedian lived here

34 Craven Road
Paddington W2 3QA
1980 (1980) 374
Francis Bret Harte
(1836–1902)

American Writer lived and died here

74 Lancaster Gate
Paddington W2 3NH
1977 (1977) 263
Sir Norman Hartnell
(1901–1979)

Court Dressmaker lived and worked here 1935–1979

26 Bruton Street
Mayfair W1J 6QL
2005 (2005) 694
Benjamin Haydon (1786–1846) and Charles Rossi (1762–1839)

BENJAMIN HAYDON 1786–1846 Painter and CHARLES ROSSI 1762–1839 Sculptor lived here

116 Lisson Grove
Lisson Grove NW1 6UL
1959 (1959) 299
William Hazlitt
(1778–1830)

Essayist Died Here

6 Frith Street
Soho W1D 3JA
1905 (1905) 665 The plaque was originally coloured green, but has faded to blue. It was re-erected in 1909 after the front portion of the building was rebuilt.[20]
Heinrich Heine
(1799–1856)

HEINRICH HEINE German Poet and Essayist (1799–1856) Lived Here 1827

32 Craven Street
Charing Cross, WC2N 5NP
1912 (1912) 101
Jimi Hendrix
(1942–1970)

Guitarist and Songwriter lived here 1968–1969

23 Brook Street
Mayfair W1K 4HA
1997 (1997) 595
Alexander Herzen
(1812–1870)

RUSSIAN POLITICAL THINKER lived here 1860–1863

1 Orsett Terrace
Bayswater W2 6AH
1970 (1970) 405
Octavia Hill
(1838–1912)

Housing Reformer Co-founder of The National Trust began her work here

2 Garbutt Place
Marylebone W1U 4DS
1991 (1991) 510
Sir Rowland Hill KCB
(1795–1879)

Postal Reformer Lived Here

1 Orme Square
Bayswater W2 4RS
1907 (1907) 80
Quintin Hogg
(1845–1903)

Founder of the Polytechnic, Regent Street lived here 1885–1898

5 Cavendish Square
Marylebone W1G 0PG
1965 (1965) 310
Thomas Hood
(1799–1845)

Poet lived and died here

28 Finchley Road
St John's Wood NW8 6ES
2001 (2001) 468 The original plaque had become illegible by 1960 and was replaced by the present one.[21]
Lord Hore-Belisha
(1893–1957)

Statesman lived here

16 Stafford Place
Victoria SW1E 6NE
1980 (1980) 293
Sir Victor Horsley
(1857–1916)

Pioneer of Neurosurgery and Social Reformer lived here

129 Gower Street
Fitzrovia WC1E 7HU
2016 (2016) 39817
William Hunter
(1718–1783)

THIS WAS THE HOME AND MUSEUM OF DR WILLIAM HUNTER ANATOMIST 1718–1783

Lyric Theatre, Great Windmill Street
Soho W1V 7HA
1952 (1952) 262
John Hunter
(1728–1793)

Surgeon Lived Here

30 Golden Square
Soho W1F 9LD
1907 (1907) 281 The plaque has been re-erected in 1931, and 2000 after successive buildings were rebuilt.[22]
William Huskisson
(1770–1830)

STATESMAN lived here

28 St James's Place
St James's SW1A 1NR
1962 (1962) 234
Sir Jonathan Hutchinson
(1828–1913)

Surgeon, Scientist, and Teacher lived here

15 Cavendish Square
Marylebone W1G 9DB
1981 (1981) 562
Thomas Henry Huxley
(1825–1895)

Biologist Lived Here

38 Marlborough Place
St John's Wood NW8 0PJ
1910 (1910) 560
Sir Henry Irving
(1838–1905)

ACTOR lived here 1872–1899

15a Grafton Street
Mayfair W1S 4ET
1950 (1950) 261
Washington Irving
(1783–1859)

American Writer lived here

8 Argyll Street
Soho W1F 7TF
1983 (1983) 425
Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading
(1860–1935)

Lawyer and Statesman lived and died here

32 Curzon Street
Mayfair W1J 7TS
1971 (1971) 663
Stella Lady Reading
(1894–1971)

Founder of the Women's Voluntary Services worked at its headquarters here 1938–1966

41 Tothill Street
Westminster SW1H 9LQ
2017 (2017) 43365
John Hughlings Jackson
(1835–1911)

PHYSICIAN lived here

3 Manchester Square
Marylebone W1U 3PB
1932 (1932) 201
Ernest Jones
(1879–1958)

Pioneer Psychoanalyst lived here

19 York Terrace East
Regent's Park NW1 4PT
1985 (1985) 2509
Andreas Kalvos
(1792–1869)

Greek Poet and Patriot lived here

182 Sutherland Avenue
Maida Vale W9 1HR
1998 (1998) 289
Sir Gerald Kelly
(1879–1972)

Portrait Painter lived here 1916–1972

117 Gloucester Place
Marylebone W1H 3PJ
1993 (1993) 436
Charles Eamer Kempe
(1837–1907)

Stained glass artist lived and worked here

37 Nottingham Place
Marylebone W1U 5LT
1994 (1994) 512
Jomo Kenyatta
(c.1894–1978)

First President of the Republic of Kenya lived here 1933–1937

95 Cambridge Street
Pimlico SW1V 4PY
2005 (2005) 379
Ada, Countess of Lovelace
(1815–1852)

Pioneer of Computing lived here

12 St James's Square
St James's SW1Y 4RB
1992 (1992) 599
Rudyard Kipling
(1865–1936)

poet and story writer lived here 1889–1891

43 Villiers Street
Charing Cross WC2N 6NE
1957 (1957) 286 The plaque replaces a London County Council plaque from 1940.[23]
Field-Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, K.G.
(1850–1916)

Lived here 1914–15

2 Carlton Gardens
St James's SW1Y 5AA
1924 (1924) 590
Melanie Klein
(1882–1960)

Psychoanalyst and Pioneer of Child Analysis lived here

42 Clifton Hill
St John's Wood NW8 0QG
1985 (1985) 155
Dame Laura Knight and Harold Knight
(1877–1970) and (1874–1961)

Painters lived here

16 Langford Place
St John's Wood NW8
1983 (1983) 567
Oskar Kokoschka
(1886–1980)

Painter lived here

Eyre Court, Finchley Road
St John's Wood NW8 9TX
1986 (1986) 697
Sir Alexander Korda
(1832–1906)

Film Producer worked here 1932–1936

21/22 Grosvenor Street
Mayfair W1K 4QJ
2002 (2002) 248
Susan Lawrence
(1871–1947)

Social Reformer lived here

44 Westbourne Terrace
Paddington W2 3UH
1987 (1987) 404
T. E. Lawrence
(1888–1935)

"Lawrence of Arabia" lived here

14 Barton Street
Westminster SW1P 3NE
1966 (1966) 543
Vivien Leigh
(1913–1967)

Actress lived here

54 Eaton Square
Belgravia SW1W 9BE
1996 (1996) 412
John Lennon
(1940–1980)

Musician and Songwriter lived here in 1968

34 Montagu Square
Marylebone W1H 2LJ
2010 (2010) 1994
John Linnell
(1792–1882)
Camille Silvy
(1834-1910)

The house and studio of John Linnell 1792-1882 Painter later occupied by Camille Silvy 1834-1910 Photographer

38 Porchester Terrace,
Bayswater W2 3TP
2019 (2019) 51912
Lord Lister
(1827–1912)

SURGEON LIVED HERE

12 Park Crescent
Regent's Park W1B 1PH
1915 (1915) 2501 The plaque was removed following serious damage to Park Crescent during the Second World War. The plaque was illicitly sold for scrap, but was located thanks to an article in The Lancet and re-erected in 1966 following the rebuilding of the crescent.[24][25] As of 2019 the plaque is again missing.
Jane Loudon (1807–1858) and John Loudon (1783–1843)

THEIR HORTICULTURAL WORK GAVE NEW BEAUTY TO LONDON SQUARES

3 Porchester Terrace
Bayswater W2 3TH
1953 (1953) 475
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury
(1834–1913)

Born here

29 Eaton Place
Belgravia SW1X 8BP
1935 (1935) 535
Lord Lugard
(1858–1945)

Colonial Administrator lived here 1912–1919

51 Rutland Gate
Knightsbridge SW7 1PL
1972 (1972) 151
Sir Charles Lyell (1797–1875) and William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)

In a house on this site lived from 1854–1875 SIR CHARLES LYELL Geologist and from 1876–1882 W.E. GLADSTONE Statesman

73 Harley Street
Marylebone W1G 8QJ
1908 (1908) 294
Rose Macaulay
(1881–1958)

Writer lived and died here

Hinde House, 11–14 Hinde Street
Marylebone W1U 3BG
1996 (1996) 661
Douglas Macmillan
(1884–1969)

Founder of Macmillan Cancer Relief lived here

15 Ranelagh Road
Pimlico SW1V 3EX
1997 (1997) 102
Harry Mallin
(1892-1969)

Policeman and Olympic Boxing Champion in 1920 and 1924 lived and worked here

105 Regency Street
Pimlico SW1P 4EF
2018 (2018) 50073
Edmond Malone
(1741–1812)

SHAKESPEARIAN SCHOLAR lived here 1779–1812

40 Langham Street
Fitzrovia W1W 7AS
1962 (1962) 128
Charles Manby
(1804–1884)

CIVIL ENGINEER lived here

60 Westbourne Terrace
Paddington W2 3UJ
1961 (1961) 34
Cardinal Manning
(1808–1892)

Lived here

22 Carlisle Place
Victoria SW1P 1JA
1914 (1914) 150
Sir Patrick Manson
(1844–1922)

Father of Modern Tropical Medicine lived here

50 Welbeck Street
Marylebone W1G 9XW
1985 (1985) 197
Guglielmo Marconi
(1874–1937)

THE PIONEER OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION lived here in 1896–1897

71 Hereford Road
Bayswater W2 5BB
1952 (1952) 7 The original plaque turned out to be defective and was replaced in 1954.[26]
Captain Frederick Marryat
(1792–1848)

NOVELIST lived here

3 Spanish Place
Marylebone W1U 3HX
1953 (1953) 252 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates George Grossmith, Jr..[18]
Karl Marx
(1818–1883)

lived here 1851–56

28 Dean Street
Soho W1D 3RY
1967 (1967) 1105
John Masefield O. M.
(1878–1967)

Poet Laureate lived here 1907–1912

30 Maida Avenue
Maida Vale W2 5BB
2002 (2002) 6502
William Somerset Maugham
(1874–1965)

Novelist and playwright lived here 1911–1919

6 Chesterfield Street
Mayfair W1J 5JQ
1975 (1975) 1320
Frederick Denison Maurice
(1805–1872)

Christian Philosopher and Educationalist lived here 1862–1866

2 Brunswick Place
Marylebone NW1 4PN
1977 (1977) 2505
Sir Robert Mayer
(1879–1985)

Philanthropist and Patron of Music lived here in flat No.31

2 Mansfield Street
Marylebone W1G 9NF
1997 (1997) 2250
Herman Melville
(1819–1891)

Author of Moby Dick lived here in 1849

25 Craven Street
Charing Cross WC2N 5NT
2005 (2005) 1570
Felix Mendelssohn
(1809–1847)

Composer stayed here

4 Hobart Place
Belgravia SW1W 0HU
2013 (2013) 12090
Prince Metternich
(1773–1859)

Austrian Statesman lived here in 1848

44 Eaton Square
Belgravia SW1W 9BD
1970 (1970) 1127
Alice Meynell
(1847–1922)

POET and ESSAYIST lived here

47 Palace Court
Bayswater W2 4LS
1948 (1948) 9149
James Mill (1773–1836) and John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)

Philosophers lived here 1814–1831

40 Queen Anne's Gate
Westminster SW1H 9AP
 () 39390
Millbank Prison
(1816–1890)

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
Pimlico SW1
1965 (1965) 9196
Alfred, Lord Milner
(1854–1925)

STATESMAN lived here

14 Manchester Square
Marylebone W1U 3PP
1967 (1967) 9150
Nancy Mitford
(1904–1973)

Writer worked here 1942–1945

10 Curzon Street
Mayfair W1J 5HH
1999 (1999) 1241
Sir Moses Montefiore
(1784–1885)

Philanthropist and Jewish Leader lived here for sixty years

99 Park Lane
Mayfair W1K 7TH
1984 (1984) 2781
George Moore
(1852–1933)

AUTHOR Lived and died here

121 Ebury Street
Belgravia SW1W 9QU
1937 (1937) 1128 The original plaque from 1936 gave an incorrect year of birth and was replaced by the present one.[27]
Tom Moore
(1779–1852)

POET lived here

85 George Street
Marylebone W1U 8NH
1953 (1953) 9151 Blue plaque originally erected in 1953 at 28 Bury Street, St James's, demolished in 1962. Plaque re-erected at 85 (formerly 44) George Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 8NH, City of Westminster in 1963.[28]
Samuel Morse
(1791–1872)

American painter, and inventor of the Morse Code lived here 1812–1815

141 Cleveland Street
Fitzrovia W1T 6QC
1962 (1962) 1293
MOUNTBATTEN, Dame Edwina (1901–1960) & MOUNTBATTEN, Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900–1979)

Last Viceroy and Vicereine of India lived here

2 Wilton Crescent
Belgravia SW1X 8RN
2000 (2000) 4360
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756–1791)

composed his first symphony here in 1764

180 Ebury Street
Belgravia SW1W 8UP
1939 (1939) 4316 Following damage in the Second World War the plaque was re-erected in 1951.[29]
Hector Hugh Munro alias Saki
(1870–1916)

Short Story Writer lived here

97 Mortimer Street
Fitzrovia W1W 7SU
2003 (2003) 2893
Edward R. Murrow
(1908–1965)

American Broadcaster lived here in flat No.5 1938–1946

Weymouth House, 84–94 Hallam Street
Fitzrovia W1W 5HF
2006 (2006) 2121
Napoleon III
(1808–1873)

LIVED HERE 1848

1c King Street
St James's SW1Y 6QG
1867 (1867) 489 This was the first plaque placed by the scheme started by the Royal Society of the Arts.[30]
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
(1758–1805)

NELSON LIVED HERE IN 1797. BORN 1758. FELL AT TRAFALGAR 1805

147 New Bond Street
Mayfair W1S 2TS
1876 (1876) 587
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
(1758–1805)

lived here in 1798

103 New Bond Street
Mayfair W1S 1ST
1958 (1958) 519
Sir Isaac Newton
(1642–1727)

Lived here

87 Jermyn Street
St James's SW1Y 6JP
1908 (1908) 651 The plaque was re-erected in 1915 after the building was rebuilt.[31]
Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West
(1886–1968) and (1892–1962)

Writers and Gardeners lived here

182 Ebury Street
Belgravia SW1W 8UP
1993 (1993) 648
Florence Nightingale
(1820–1910)

in a house on this site FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE 1820–1910 lived and died

10 South Street
Mayfair W1K 1DE
1955 (1955) 6 This plaque replaces a plaque that was lost when the original house was demolished in 1929.[32]
Philip Noel-Baker
(1889–1982)

Olympic Sportsman Campaigner for Peace and Disarmament lived here

16 South Eaton Place
Belgravia SW1W 9JA
1992 (1992) 557 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount Cecil of Chelwood.[5]
Joseph Nollekens
(1737–1823)

SCULPTOR lived and died in a house on this site

44 Mortimer Street
Fitzrovia W1W 7RJ
1954 (1954) 268
Ivor Novello
(1893–1951)

Composer and Actor Manager lived and died in a flat on the top floor of this building

11 Aldwych
Covent Garden WC2B 4DG
1973 (1973) 459
Ann Oldfield
(1683–1730)

Actress First occupant of this house 1725–1730

60 Grosvenor Street
Mayfair W1K 3HZ
1992 (1992) 593
Arthur Onslow
(1691–1768)

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS FROM 1728 TO 1761 LIVED IN A HOUSE ON THIS SITE

20 Soho Square
Soho W1D 3QW
1927 (1927) 5 The present bronze plaque replaces a stone tablet from 1912, placed by the London County Council.[33]
Sir Frederick Handley Page
(1885–1962)

Aircraft designer and manufacturer lived here in Flat 3

18 Grosvenor Square
Mayfair W1K 6LE
1999 (1999) 196
Francis Turner Palgrave
(1824–1897)

Compiler of the "Golden Treasury" lived here 1862–1875

5 York Gate
Regent's Park NW1 4QG
1976 (1976) 650
Sardar Vallabhbhai Javerbhai Patel
(1875–1950)

Indian Statesman lived here

23 Aldridge Road Villas
Ladbroke Grove W11 1BN
1991 (1991) 28 The plaque is a replica placed by English Heritage to replace the original Greater London Council plaque of 1986 that was damaged in building work.[34]
George Peabody
(1795–1869)

Philanthropist died here

80 Eaton Square
Belgravia SW1W 9AP
1976 (1976) 646


Sir Arthur Pearson
(1866-1921)

Founder of St Dunstan’s (Blind Veterans UK) lived and worked here

21 Portland Place
Marylebone W1B 1PY
2019 (2019) 51838
John Loughborough Pearson and Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens
(1817–1897) and (1869–1944)

Here lived and died JOHN LOUGHBOROUGH PEARSON 1817–1897 and later SIR EDWIN LANDSEER LUTYENS 1869–1944 Architects

13 Mansfield Street
Marylebone W1G 9NZ
1962 (1962) 357


Sir Robert Peel, 1st Baronet and Robert Peel
(1750–1830) and (1788–1850)

SIR ROBERT PEEL 1750–1830 Manufacturer and reformer and his son SIR ROBERT PEEL 1788–1850 Prime Minister Founder of the Metropolitan Police lived here

16 Upper Grosvenor Street
Mayfair W1K 7EH
1988 (1988) 434
Henry Pelham
(c.1695–1754)

Prime Minister lived here

22 Arlington Street
St James's SW1A 1RW
1995 (1995) 251
Samuel Pepys
(1633–1703)

DIARIST AND SECRETARY OF THE ADMIRALTY lived here 1679–1688

12 Buckingham Street
Covent Garden WC2N 6DF
1947 (1947) 606
William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquess of Lansdowne
(1737–1805)

Prime Minister Supporter of American Independence lived here

Lansdowne Club, 9 Fitzmaurice Place
Mayfair W1J 5JD
2003 (2003) 367 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates Harry Gordon Selfridge.[35]
Sir Arthur Pinero
(1855–1934)

PLAYWRIGHT lived here 1909–1934

115a Harley Street
Marylebone W1G 6AP
1970 (1970) 175
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, and William Gladstone
(1809–1898), (1809–1898) and (1809–1898)

Here lived Three Prime Ministers WILLIAM PITT Earl of Chatham 1708–1778 Edward Geoffrey Stanley EARL OF DERBY 1799–1869 William Ewart GLADSTONE 1809–1898

10 St James's Square
St James's SW1Y 4LE
1910 (1910) 258
William Pitt the Younger
(1759–1806)

lived here 1803 to 1804

120 Baker Street
Marylebone W1U 6TU
1949 (1949) 465 The plaque dates from 1949, replacing a London County Council plaque from 1904.[36]
Augustus Pitt Rivers
(1827–1900)

Anthropologist and Archaeologist lived here

4 Grosvenor Gardens
Belgravia SW1W 0DH
1983 (1983) 149
Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal

THESE TWO HOUSES WERE THE PORTUGUESE EMBASSY 1724–1747 THE MARQUESS OF POMBAL Portuguese Statesman Ambassador 1739–1744 lived here

23–24 Golden Square
Soho W1F 9JP
1980 (1980) 537
Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
(1905–1990) & (1902–1988)

Film-Makers worked here in Flat 120

Dorset House, Gloucester Place
Marylebone NW1 5AG
2014 (2014) 30544
Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
(1847–1929)

PRIME MINISTER and first Chairman of the London County Council was born here

20 Charles Street
Mayfair W1J 5DT
1962 (1962) 148
J. Arthur Rank
(1888–1972)

Industrialist and Film Producer worked here

38 South Street
Mayfair W1K 1DJ
2012 (2012) 32950
Eleanor Rathbone
(1872–1946)

Pioneer of Family Allowances lived here

Tufton Court, Tufton Street
Westminster SW1P 3QH
1986 (1986) 351
Sir William Reid Dick
(1878–1961)

Sculptor worked here in Studio 3 1910–1914

Clifton Hill Studios, 95a Clifton Hill
St John's Wood NW8 0JP
2001 (2001) 581
John Reith, 1st Baron Reith
(1889–1971)

First Director-General of the BBC lived here 1924–1930

6 Barton Street
Westminster SW1P 3NG
1995 (1995) 277 This plaque replaces that of 1994 and is situated on the building's Cowley Street elevation.[37]
Mustapha Reschid Pasha
(1800–1858)

Turkish Statesman and Reformer lived here as Ambassador in 1839

1 Bryanston Square
Marylebone W1H 8DH
1972 (1972) 170
Sir Joshua Reynolds
(1723–1792)

PORTRAIT PAINTER lived and died in a house on this site

Fanum House (site of 47),
Leicester Square, WC2H 7FG
1960 (1960) 703 The plaque was placed in 1960 having originally been erected in 1947, that plaque replacing a Royal Society of Arts plaque from 1869, placed on a building now demolished.[38]
George Richmond
(1809–1896)

Painter lived here 1843–1896

20 York Street
Marylebone W1U 6PU
1961 (1961) 553
Dame Lucie Rie
(1902–1995)

Potter lived and worked here from 1939 until her death

18 Albion Mews
Paddington W2 2BA
2008 (2008) 328
Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts
(1832–1914)

LIVED HERE

47 Portland Place
Marylebone W1B 1JH
1922 (1922) 37
Dr. Joseph Rogers
(1821–1889)

Health Care Reformer lived here

33 Dean Street
Soho W1D 4PW
1996 (1996) 174
Charles Rolls
(1877–1910)

Pioneer of Motoring and Aviation worked here 1905–1910

14/15 Conduit Street
Mayfair W1S 2XJ
2010 (2010) 4866
Sir Ronald Ross
(1857–1932)

Nobel Laureate Discoverer of the mosquito transmission of malaria lived here

18 Cavendish Square
Marylebone W1G 0PJ
1985 (1985) 222
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(1828–1882)

Poet & Painter Born Here

110 Hallam Street
Fitzrovia W1W 5HD
1906 (1906) 27 A plaque marks the buildings demolition in 1928 and the plaques re-erection.[39]
Thomas Rowlandson
(1757–1828)

ARTIST AND CARICATURIST lived in a house on this site

16 John Adam Street
Charing Cross WC2N 6HE
1950 (1950) 504
Major-General William Roy
(1726–1790)

Founder of the Ordnance Survey lived here

10 Argyll Street
Soho W1F 7TQ
1979 (1979) 173
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell
(1792–1878)

Twice Prime Minister Lived Here

37 Chesham Place
Belgravia SW1X 6HB
1911 (1911) 60
Anthony Salvin
(1799–1881)

Architect lived here

11 Hanover Terrace
Regent's Park NW1 4RJ
1990 (1990) 624
José de San Martín
(1778–1850)

ARGENTINE SOLDIER AND STATESMAN stayed here

23 Park Road
Marylebone NW1 6XN
1953 (1953) 681
Sir Charles Santley
(1834–1922)

SINGER Lived and died here

13 Blenheim Road
St John's Wood NW8 0LU
1935 (1935) 645
Olive Schreiner
(1855–1920)

Author lived here

16 Portsea Place
Paddington W2 2BL
1959 (1959) 534
Scotland Yard
(1829–1890)

SITE OF SCOTLAND YARD FIRST HEADQUARTERS OF THE METROPOLITAN POLICE 1829–1890

4 Whitehall Place, Whitehall Lane
Westminster SW1A 2HH
1979 (1979) 172
Giles Gilbert Scott
(1880–1960)

Architect designed this house and lived here 1926–1960

Chester House, Clarendon Place
Paddington W2 2NP
1990 (1990) 240
Ronnie Scott
(1927-1996)

Jazz musician and raconteur ran his club in the basement 1959-1965

39 Gerrard Street
Soho W1D 5QD
2019 (2019) [40]
Mary Seacole
(1805–1881)

Jamaican Nurse HEROINE OF THE CRIMEAN WAR lived here

14 Soho Square
Soho W1D 3QG
2007 (2007) 604
George Seferis
(1900–1971)

Greek Ambassador Poet and Nobel laureate lived here 1957–1962

51 Upper Brook Street
Mayfair W1K 2BT
2000 (2000) 1
Sir Henry Segrave
(1896–1930)

World Speed Record Holder lived here in flat No.6 1917–1920

St Andrew's Mansions, Dorset Street
Marylebone W1U 4EQ
2009 (2009) 4756
Harry Gordon Selfridge
(1858–1974)

Department Store Magnate lived here 1921–1929

Lansdowne Club, 9 Fitzmaurice Place
Mayfair W1J 5JD
2003 (2003) 181 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne.[35]
Mary Shelley
(1797–1851)

Author of Frankenstein lived here 1846–1851

24 Chester Square
Belgravia SW1W 9HS
2003 (2003) 431
Percy Bysshe Shelley
(1792–1822)

Poet lived here in 1811

15 Poland Street
Soho W1F 8QE
2000 (2000) 580 The plaque was erected by English Heritage in 2000 to replace a Greater London Council plaque originally erected in 1979 that was lost during refurbishment work in 1996.[41]
E. H. Shepard
(1879–1976)

Painter and Illustrator lived here

10 Kent Terrace
Regent's Park NW1 4RP
1993 (1993) 264
Thomas Sheraton
(1751–1806)

furniture designer lived here

163 Wardour Street
Soho W1F 8WL
1954 (1954) 391
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
(1751–1816)

DRAMATIST. LIVED HERE.

14 Savile Row
Mayfair W1S 3JN
1881 (1881) 644
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
(1751–1816)

dramatist and statesman lived here 1795–1802

10 Hertford Street
Mayfair W1J 7RL
1955 (1955) 300 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates General John Burgoyne.[4]
F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead
(1872–1930)

Lawyer and Statesman lived here

32 Grosvenor Gardens
Belgravia SW1W 0DH
1959 (1959) 26
William Henry Smith
(1825–1891)

BOOKSELLER and STATESMAN lived here

12 Hyde Park Street
Paddington W2 2JN
1961 (1961) 315 This plaque had first been sited at 3 Grosvenor Place, and was moved here in 1964 after that buildings redevelopment.[42]
William Smith M.P.
(1756–1835)

Pioneer of religious liberty lived here

16 Queen Anne's Gate
Westminster SW1H 9AA
1975 (1975) 610 A second blue plaque on the building commemorates John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher.[12]
Mansfield Smith-Cumming
(1859–1923)

First Chief of the Secret Service lived and worked here 1911–1922

2 Whitehall Court
Westminster SW1A 2EJ
2014 (2014) 39301 Unveiled 30 March 2015[43]
James Smithson
(1764–1829)

Scientist Founder of the Smithsonian Institution lived here

9 Bentinck Street
Marylebone W1U 2EJ
2008 (2008) 109
Lord FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
(1788–1855)

Commander during the Crimean War Lived Here

5 Stanhope Gate
Mayfair W1K 1LQ
1911 (1911) 162
Sir Thomas Sopwith
(1888–1989)

Aviator and aircraft manufacturer lived here 1934–1940

46 Green Street
Mayfair W1K 7FY
1998 (1998) 366
Sir Bernard Spilsbury
(1877–1947)

Forensic Pathologist lived here 1912–1940

31 Marlborough Hill
St John's Wood NW8 0NG
2004 (2004) 667
Constance Spry
(1886–1960)

Designer in Flowers worked here 1934–1960

64 South Audley Street
Mayfair W1K 3JP
2012 (2012) 31295
Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope
(1753–1816)

REFORMER AND INVENTOR lived here

20 Mansfield Street
Marylebone W1G 6NP
1951 (1951) 525
Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield
(1874–1948)

First Chairman of London Transport lived here

43 South Street
Mayfair W1K 2XQ
1984 (1984) 360
Sir Henry Morton Stanley
(1841–1904)

Explorer and Writer lived and died here

2 Richmond Terrace
Whitehall SW1A 2NJ
1987 (1987) 546 Though made by the Greater London Council, the plaque was erected by English Heritage.[44]
George Stephenson
(1803–1859)

Engineer Died Here

35 Gloucester Square
Paddington W2 2DT
1905 (1905) 643 The plaque had originally been located next door, at 34 Gloucester Square, and was moved to its present location after the original building was demolished in 1937.[45]
Sir George Frederic Still
(1868–1941)

Pædiatrician lived here

28 Queen Anne Street
Marylebone W1G 8HY
1993 (1993) 82
Thomas Stothard
(1755–1834)

Painter and Illustrator Lived Here

28 Newman Street
Fitzrovia W1T 1PR
1911 (1911) 88 The plaque was re-sited on the building when it was given a new facade in 1924.[46]
William Strang
(1859–1921)

Painter and etcher lived here 1900–1921

20 Hamilton Terrace
St John's Wood NW8 9UG
1962 (1962) 52
George Edmund Street
(1824–1881)

Architect lived here

14 Cavendish Place
Marylebone W1G 9DJ
1980 (1980) 455
Marie Taglioni
(1809–1884)

Ballet Dancer lived here in 1875–1876

14 Connaught Square
Paddington W2 2HG
1960 (1960) 642
Prince Talleyrand
(1754–1838)

French Statesman and Diplomatist lived here

21 Hanover Square
Mayfair W1S 1JW
1978 (1978) 15
Richard Tauber
(1891–1948)

Lyric Tenor lived here in flat 297 1947–1948

Park West, Edgware Road
Paddington W2 1QN
1998 (1998) 98
Dame Marie Tempest
(1864–1942)

Actress lived here 1899–1902

24 Park Crescent
Regent's Park W1B 1AL
1972 (1972) 691
Lord Palmerston
(1784–1865)

Statesman lived here

4 Carlton Gardens
St James's SW1Y 5AB
1907 (1907) 706 The plaque was placed in 1907, and reattached in 1936 after the buildings 1933 demolition.[47]
Lord Palmerston
(1784–1865)

PRIME MINISTER born here

20 Queen Anne's Gate
Westminster SW1H 9AA
1927 (1927) 575
Lord Palmerston
(1784–1865)

IN THIS HOUSE FORMERLY A ROYAL RESIDENCE LIVED LORD PALMERSTON (1784–1865) Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary

Cambridge House, 94 Piccadilly
Mayfair, W1J 7BP
1961 (1961) 278
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
(1809–1882)

Poet lived here in 1880 and 1881

9 Upper Belgrave Street
Belgravia SW1X 8BD
1994 (1994) 97
Lord Kelvin
(1824–1907)

Physicist and Inventor lived here

15 Eaton Place
Belgravia SW1X 8BN
1996 (1996) 411
Lokamanya Tilak
(1856–1920)

Indian Patriot and Philosopher lived here 1918–1919

10 Howley Place
Paddington W2 1XA
1988 (1988) 314 A plaque bearing the name of the London County Council commemorating Giovanni Antonio Canal is at the same house. It was not authorized by the LCC.[48][49]
Charles Townley
(1737–1805)

Antiquary and Collector lived here

14 Queen Anne's Gate
Westminster SW1H 9AA
1985 (1985) 76
Sir Frederick Treves
(1853–1923)

Surgeon lived here 1886–1907

6 Wimpole Street
Marylebone W1G 8AL
2000 (2000) 245
Anthony Trollope
(1815–1882)

Novelist lived here

39 Montagu Square
Marylebone W1H 2LL
1914 (1914) 573 This plaque was moved after its unveiling to its present prominent position.[50]
Alan Turing
(1912–1954)

Code-breaker and Pioneer of Computer Science was born here

2 Warrington Crescent
Maida Vale W9 1ER
1998 (1998) 381 Unveiled on 23 June 1998 by Turing biographer and mathematician Andrew Hodges.[51]
Marie Tussaud
(1761–1850)

Artist in Wax lived here 1838–1839

24 Wellington Road
St John's Wood NW8 9SP
2001 (2001) 408
Tyburn Tree

THE SITE OF TYBURN TREE

A traffic island at the junction of Edgware Road and Bayswater Road
Marble Arch W2
1964 (1964) 1644 A triangular shaped London County Council plaque from 1909 originally marked the location of the tree.[52]
United States Embassy and Henry Brooks Adams
(1838–1918)

UNITED STATES EMBASSY 1863–1866 HENRY BROOKS ADAMS 1838–1918 U.S. Historian lived here

98 Portland Place
Marylebone W1B 1ET
1978 (1978) 448
Martin van Buren
(1782–1862)

Eighth U.S. President lived here

7 Stratford Place
Marylebone W1C 1AY
1977 (1977) 544
Ralph Vaughan Williams O. M.
(1872–1958)

Composer lived here from 1953 until his death

10 Hanover Terrace
Regent's Park NW1 4RJ
1972 (1972) 618
Field Marshal Viscount Gort V.C.
(1886–1946)

Commander-in-Chief at Dunkirk lived here 1920–1926

34 Belgrave Square
Belgravia SW1X 8QB
2005 (2005) 4358
Swami Vivekananda
(1863–1902)

Hindu philosopher lived here in 1896

63 St George's Drive
Pimlico SW1V 4DD
2004 (2004) 615
C.F.A. Voysey
(1857–1941)

Architect and Designer lived here

6 Carlton Hill
St John's Wood NW8 0JY
1995 (1995) 179
Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745) and Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

SIR ROBERT WALPOLE 1676–1745 Prime Minister and his son HORACE WALPOLE 1717–1797 Connoisseur and Man of Letters lived here

5 Arlington Street
St James's SW1A 1RA
1976 (1976) 204 The joint GLC plaque replaced the single Royal Society of Arts plaque from 1881 placed to honour Robert Walpole which had become badly weathered.[53]
Sir William Walton
(1902–1983)

Composer lived here

Lowndes Cottage, 8 Lowndes Place
Belgravia SW1X 8DD
2009 (2009) 39651
Alfred Waterhouse
(1830–1905)

Architect lived here

61 New Cavendish Street
Marylebone W1G 7AR
1988 (1988) 160
John William Waterhouse
(1849–1917)

Painter lived here 1900–1917

10 Hall Road
St John's Wood NW8 9PD
2002 (2002) 221
Victor 'Vicky' Weisz
(1913–1966)

Cartoonist lived and died in a flat in this building

Welbeck Mansions, 35 Welbeck Street
Marylebone W1
1996 (1996) 659
H. G. Wells
(1866–1946)

WRITER lived and died here

13 Hanover Terrace
Regent's Park NW1 4JR
1966 (1966) 25
Charles Wesley (1707–1788), Charles Wesley (1757–1834), and Samuel Wesley (1766–1837)

CHARLES WESLEY 1707–1788 DIVINE AND HYMN WRITER LIVED AND DIED IN A HOUSE ON THIS SITE AND HIS SONS CHARLES 1757–1834 & SAMUEL 1766–1837 MUSICIANS ALSO LIVED HERE

1 Wheatley Street
Marylebone W1G 8PS
1953 (1953) 690
Sir Richard Westmacott
(1775–1856)

Sculptor lived and died here

14 South Audley Street
Mayfair W1K 1HN
1955 (1955) 656
Sir Charles Wheatstone
(1802–1875)

Scientist and Inventor lived here

19 Park Crescent
Regent's Park W1B 1AL
1981 (1981) 591
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
(1890–1976)

Archæologist lived here

27 Whitcomb Street
Leicester Square WC2H 7EP
1993 (1993) 159
Kenneth Williams
(1926–1988)

Comic Actor lived here in Flat 62 1963–1970

Farley Court, Allsop Place
Marylebone NW1 5LG
2014 (2014) 30556
John Gilbert Winant
(1889–1947)

United States Ambassador 1941–1946 lived here

7 Aldford Street
Mayfair W1K 2AQ
1982 (1982) 687
Major Walter Clopton Wingfield
(1833–1912)

Father of Lawn Tennis lived here

33 St George's Square
Pimlico SW1V 2HX
1987 (1987) 244 Though made by the Greater London Council, the plaque was erected by English Heritage.[54]
P. G. Wodehouse
(1881–1975)

Writer lived here

17 Dunraven Street
Mayfair W1K 7EG
1988 (1988) 603
E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
(1881–1959)

Statesman, Viceroy of India, and Foreign Secretary lived here

86 Eaton Square
Belgravia SW1W 9AG
1994
 () 202
Sir Jeffry Wyatville
(1766–1840)

Architect lived and died here

39 Brook Street
Mayfair W1K 4JE
1984 (1984) 349
Sir Charles Wyndham
(1837–1919)

Actor-Manager lived and died here

20 York Terrace East
Regent's Park NW1 4PT
1962 (1962) 447 The plaque was repositioned in 1985.[55]
Thomas Young
(1773–1829)

MAN OF SCIENCE lived here

48 Welbeck Street
Marylebone W1G 8EZ
1951 (1951) 516 This plaque replaced a light green plaque, also placed by the London County Council, in 1905.[56]

See also

  • List of English Heritage blue plaques in Camden
  • List of English Heritage blue plaques in Kensington and Chelsea

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