Blue Plaques of Barnes

London’s blue plaques indicate the buildings where famous people have lived and worked, celebrating the diversity and achievements of each area. Barnes has many blue plaques identifying buildings linked to an illustrious list of former residents:

Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983)
3 Beverley Close, Barnes. English composer.

James Henry Greathead (1844 – 1896)
3 St Mary’s Grove, Barnes. Railway & tunnelling engineer.

Kurt Schwitters (1887 – 1948)
39 Westmoreland Rd, Barnes. German artist & poet.

Dame Ninette de Valois (1898 – 2001)
14 The Terrace, Barnes. Founder of the Royal Ballet.

Edouard Espinosa (1872 – 1950 )
Woolborough House, 39 Lonsdale Road, Barnes. Founder of the British Ballet Organisation.

Gustav Theodore Holst (1874 – 1934)
10 The Terrace, Barnes. British composer & teacher.

Henry Fielding (1707 – 1754)
Lived at Milbourne House, Barnes. Novelist.

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