176 Plaques in Postcode: WC2

27 Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7EP Mortimer Wheeler(Scientist)(Photos Taken: 20-Feb-2016)

25 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZWilliamson Dressler(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 09-Aug-2016)

25 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ James Williamson(Photographer)(Photos Taken: 09-Aug-2016)

Bush House, 61 Aldwych, London WC2B 4PH Andrew Young(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 09-Aug-2016)

Lincolns Inn Chapel, Old Square, Chancery Lane, WC2A 3TLZeppelin Raid (World War History)(Photos Taken: 29-Jan-2019)

Adelphi Terrace, London WC2NAdelphi Terrace (Historical London) John Adam (Architect) Robert Adam (Architect) Topham Beauclerk (Painter) Diana Beauclerk (Painter) David Garrick (Director) Richard D'Oyly Carte (Entrepreneur) Thomas Hardy (Poet) George Bernard Shaw (Author)Savage Club (Historical London)(Photos Taken: 10-Feb-2018)
Plaque Wording: 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 Doyly Carte, Thomas Hardy & George Bernard Shaw, The London School of Economics and Political Science and the Savage Club also had their premises here. LCC 1951

Kings College, Strand, London WC2R 2LS Edward Victor Appleton(Scientist)(Photos Taken: 15-Apr-2015)

8 Adam Street, London WC2N 6AA Richard Arkwright(Inventor)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

31 King Street, London WC2E 8JD Thomas Arne(Composer)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

10 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8PS Jane Austen(Author)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

132 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9AA John Logie Baird(Inventor)(Photos Taken: 10-Feb-2018)
Plaque Wording: From this site John Logie Baird broadcast the first television programme in Great Britain on the 30th September 1929. The Royal Television Society

2 Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BLBBC(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

30 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BGBBC Bush House(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 06-Jul-2017)

Victoria Embankment Gardens,London WC2N 6PB Robert Burns(Poet)(Photos Taken: 09-Mar-2016)

12 Temple Place, London WC2R 2PRCabmen's Shelter Fund(Transport)(Photos Taken: 11-Feb-2018)

20 Lincolns Inn Fields, London WC2A 3EDCanadian Air Force(World War History)(Photos Taken: 03-Jun-2015)

10 St. Martins Place, London WC2N 4JL Edith Cavell(Medical)(Photos Taken: 02-Nov-2016)

61 St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4JS Thomas Chippendale(Misc)(Photos Taken: 20-Feb-2016)

5 Great Newport Street, London WC2H Agatha Christie(Author)(Photos Taken: 09-Mar-2016)

12 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA Ken Colyer(Musician)(Photos Taken: 31-Oct-2016)

Savoy Place, London WC2R 0EU Richard D'Oyly Carte(Entrepreneur)(Photos Taken: 19-Feb-2018)

19 Lisle Street, London WC2H 7BE Wilfrid Ernest Lytton Day(Philanthropist)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

36 Tavistock Street, Waterloo, London WC2E 7PB Thomas de Quincy(Author)(Photos Taken: 09-Mar-2016)

6 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HU Charles Dickens(Author)(Photos Taken: 22-Jun-2015)

26 Wellington Street, London WC2E 7DD Charles Dickens(Author)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

Jubilee Market Hall, Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8BEDonkeys of Covent Garden(World War History)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

190 Strand, London WC2R 1DP Hugh Dowding(Armed Forces)(Photos Taken: 02-Nov-2016)

13 Monmouth Street, London WC2H 9DA Brian Epstein(Entrepreneur)(Photos Taken: 15-May-2018)

6 Essex Street, London WC2R 3HYEssex Hall(Religious Group)(Photos Taken: 16-Mar-2018)

2 Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL Michael Faraday(Scientist)(Photos Taken: 11-Feb-2018)

25 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZFlicker Alley(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 09-Aug-2016)

58 St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4EA Gertrude Fogg(Actor)(Photos Taken: 20-Feb-2016)

118 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9PA Margot Fonteyn(Dancer)(Photos Taken: 23-Oct-2016)

Victoria Embankment Gardens, London WC2 William Edward Forster(Philanthropist)(Photos Taken: 09-Mar-2016)

109 Strand, London WC2R 0AAFountain Tavern(Pub)(Photos Taken: 22-Jun-2015)

36 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NF Benjamin Franklin(Politician)(Photos Taken: 05-Jun-2015)

27 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7RS David Garrick(Director)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

ADELPHI THEATRE, 85-88 St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4AU John Gatti(Entrepreneur)(Photos Taken: 12-Mar-2016)

25 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZGaumont(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 09-Aug-2016)

31 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7RA Ambrose Godfrey(Inventor)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

Guild House, Upper St Martins Lane, London WC2H 9EG Alec Guinness(Actor)(Photos Taken: 20-Mar-2019)

190 Strand, London WC2R 1DP Arthur Harris (Bomber)(Armed Forces)(Photos Taken: 02-Nov-2016)
Plaque Wording: Marshall of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris BT GCB OBE AFC In memory of a great commander and of the brave crews of Bomber Command, more than 55,000 of whom lost their lives in the cause of freedom. The nation owes them all an immense debt.

32 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NP Heinrich Heine(Poet)(Photos Taken: 05-Jun-2015)

31 Essex Street, London WC2R 3AAImperial Society of Knights Bachelor(Charitable)(Photos Taken: 19-Feb-2018)

Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington Street, London WC2E 7RQ Henry Irving(Actor)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

5 West Street, London WC2H 9NQIvy Restaurant(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 17-Jan-2017)

75 Longacre, London WC2E 9JS Denis Johnson(Inventor)(Photos Taken: 12-Mar-2016)

St Clement Danes, Strand, London WC2R 1DH Samuel Johnson(Author)(Photos Taken: 02-Nov-2016)

43 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE Rudyard Kipling(Poet)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

Victoria Embankment Gardens, London WC2N 6PB Wilfrid Lawson(Politician)(Photos Taken: 12-Mar-2016)

Strand Tube Station, 171 Strand, London WC2R 1EP William Lilly(Misc)(Photos Taken: 15-Apr-2015)

London Coliseum, Saint Martins Lane, London WC2N 4ESLondon Coliseum (TV Film Theatre) Oswald Stoll (Director)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)
Plaque Wording: London Coliseum
Home of English National Opera since 1968, The London Coliseum, opened in 1904, was originally conceived as a variety theatre, Sir Oswald Stoll wanted a revolving dome to top his sumptuous theatre, but this being deemed illegal, he settled instead for the flashing electric lights familiar today. Theatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre

335 Strand Underpass, London WC2 R 1HAMarconi House(Science and Engineering)(Photos Taken: 09-Mar-2016)

65 Lincolns Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JX William Marsden(Medical)(Photos Taken: 06-Mar-2016)

Kings College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS James Clerk Maxwell(Scientist)(Photos Taken: 15-Apr-2015)

25 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NT Herman Melville(Author)(Photos Taken: 09-May-2015)

Thomas More Chambers, Carey Street, London WC2 Thomas More(Religious)(Photos Taken: 19-Feb-2015)

St Martins Theatre, West Street, London WC2H 9NZ The Mousetrap (Agatha Christie)(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 26-Feb-2017)

11 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart(Composer)(Photos Taken: 09-Aug-2016)

India Place, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA Jawaharlal Nehru(Head of Government)(Photos Taken: 10-Feb-2018)

35 St Martins Street, Leicester Square, London WC2H 7HP Isaac Newton(Scientist)(Photos Taken: 10-Feb-2018)

11 Aldwych, London WC2B 4DG Ivor Novello(Composer)(Photos Taken: 01-May-2015)

5 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1LGOld Serjeants Inn Site(Legal)(Photos Taken: 03-Jun-2016)

23 Catherine Street, London WC2B 5JSOpera Tavern(Pub)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

12 Buckingham Street, London WC2N 6DF Samuel Pepys(Author)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

59 Lincolns Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JX Spencer Perceval(Head of Government)(Photos Taken: 03-Jun-2015)

India Place, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NAPolice Plaque-James Morrison(Crime and Terrorism)(Photos Taken: 10-Feb-2018)

48 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0BSPorcupine Pub(Pub)(Photos Taken: 07-Nov-2016)

Neals Yard, London WC2H 9DP Monty Python(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

Victoria Embankment Gardens,London WC2N 6PB Robert Raikes(Philanthropist)(Photos Taken: 09-Mar-2016)

48 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LU Joshua Reynolds(Painter)(Photos Taken: 10-Feb-2018)

5 Strand Lane, London WC2R 1APRoman Bath(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 14-Jun-2015)

16 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6HF Thomas Rowlandson(Illustrator)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

80 Strand, London WC2R 0DWRoyal Air Force(Armed Forces)(Photos Taken: 15-Apr-2015)

St Pauls Church Covent Garden, Bedford Street, London WC2E 9EDRoyal Naval Division(World War History)(Photos Taken: 02-Jan-2019)

43 King Street, London WC2E 8JY Admiral Edward Russell(Armed Forces)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

Neals Yard, London WC2H 9DP Nicholas Saunders(Misc)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

2 Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BLSavoy Place(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)
Plaque Wording: Victoria
Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
Empress of India

laid with her own hand this foundation stone
24th March 1886

Savoy Theatre, Savoy Court, London WC2R 0ETSavoy Theatre(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

12 Gate Street, London WC2A 3HP The Ship Tavern(Pub)(Photos Taken: 06-Mar-2016)
Plaque Wording: Founded AD 1549 Rebuilt AD 1923 The Ship Tavern
This Tavern was established in the year 1549. During the proscription of the Roman Catholic religion, it was used as a shelter for Priests and Services were held here secretly. The neighbourhood was once notorious for the gambling houses of Whetstone Park. Famous visitors have been Richard Penderell, who aided King Charles' escape, Bayford, shoemaker and antiquarian, the woman Chevalier d'Eon, who lived as a man, and Smeaton the builder of the first Eddystone Lighthouse. It was a centre of Freemasonry and a Lodge with the number 234 was consecrated here by the Grand Master the Earl of Antrim in 1786.

22 Denmark Street, London WC2H 8NA Augustus Siebe(Scientist)(Photos Taken: 28-Apr-2015)

10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD W H Smith(Entrepreneur)(Photos Taken: 03-Jun-2015)

15 Buckingham Street, London WC2N 6DU William Smith(Scientist)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

Victoria Embankment Gardens, Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 3AA Isabella Somerset (Henry) (Social Reformer)Loyal Temperance Legion (Religious Group)(Photos Taken: 16-Mar-2018)
Plaque Wording: From children of the loyal temperance legion in memory of work done for the temperance cause by Lady Henry Somerset, the President , National British Womens Temperance Assoc. incorporated June 1898. I was thirsty and ye gave me drink

4 Great Queen Street, Holborn, London WC2B 5DGSpandau Ballet(Music)(Photos Taken: 16-May-2018)

1 Leicester Street, London WC2H 7BL Johann Strauss(Composer)(Photos Taken: 02-Jun-2015)

41 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9PJThe Roxy(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 16-May-2018)

Catherine Street, London WC2B 5JFTheatre Royal Drury Lane(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 01-May-2015)

78 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1AE John Thurloe(Politician)(Photos Taken: 03-Jun-2016)

7 Denmark Street, London WC2H 8LZTin Pan Alley(Music)(Photos Taken: 28-Apr-2015)

21 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NA J M W Turner(Painter)(Photos Taken: 22-Jun-2015)

Devereux Court, London WC2R 3JJ House of Twining(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 03-Jun-2015)

10 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NAVoltaire(Philosopher)(Photos Taken: 12-Mar-2016)

40 Essex Street, London WC2R 3JE Edgar Wallace(Author)(Photos Taken: 19-Feb-2018)

44 Cranbourn Street, London WC2H 7AN Sidney Webb(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 09-Jul-2015)

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