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8 Melbury Road

8 Melbury Road is a large detached house at the Holland Park district of Kensington and Chelsea, W14. [1]

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Blue plaque

A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person or event, serving as a historical marker.

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882) was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator.

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English Heritage

English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that looks after the National Heritage Collection.

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Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor.

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George Frederic Watts

George Frederic Watts (London 23 February 1817 – 1 July 1904) was a popular English Victorian painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement.

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Holland Park

Holland Park is a district and a public park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in west London.

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Leighton House Museum

The Leighton House Museum is a museum in the Holland Park district of Kensington and Chelsea in London.

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Luke Fildes

Sir Samuel Luke Fildes, KCVO, RA (3 October 1843 – 28 February 1927) was an English painter and illustrator born at Liverpool and trained in the South Kensington and Royal Academy schools.

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Marcus Stone

Marcus Stone (4 July 1840 – 24 March 1921), was an English painter.

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Michael Powell

Michael Latham Powell (30 September 1905 – 19 February 1990) was an English film director, celebrated for his partnership with Emeric Pressburger.

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Peeping Tom (film)

Peeping Tom is a 1960 British thriller/horror film directed by Michael Powell and written by the World War II cryptographer and polymath Leo Marks.

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Philip Webb

Philip Speakman Webb (12 January 1831 – 17 April 1915) was an English architect sometimes called the Father of Arts and Crafts Architecture.

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Queen Anne style architecture

The Queen Anne style in Britain refers to either the English Baroque architectural style approximately of the reign of Queen Anne (reigned 1702–1714), or a revived form that was popular in the last quarter of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century (when it is also known as Queen Anne revival).

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Richard Norman Shaw

Richard Norman Shaw (7 May 1831 – 17 November 1912) was a British architect who worked from the 1870s to the 1900s, known for his country houses and for commercial buildings.

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Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.

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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (often abbreviated to RBKC) is an inner London borough of Royal borough status, to the west of the centre.

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W postcode area

The W (Western and Paddington) postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area is a group of postcode districts covering part of central and part of west London, England.

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William Morris

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist.

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Woodland House

Woodland House is a large detached house at 31 Melbury Road (originally 11 Melbury Road), in the Holland Park district of Kensington and Chelsea, W14.

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Yale University Press

Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8_Melbury_Road

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