Blue Plaque

From Historical Hastings

Hastings, in common with many towns, operates a 'Blue Plaque' system, whereby if the property-owner accepts, blue plaques are affixed to the wall of the property giving brief details of any famous or notable residents.

Properties bearing a plaque and people commemorated

Building Date Plaque Installed Person Commemorated
Crown House
North Lodge Sir Henry Rider Haggard
7 Pelham Crescent Muriel Matters-Porter
The Cutter, East Parade Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
High Street Sea Gate
54 High Street Major General Sir Arthur Wellesley
57 George Street Samuel Prout (1783-1852)
Old Town Hall, High Street
Brewery Yard Hastings Brewery
Pelham Place Hastings Old Bank
5 High Street D. G. Rossetti & E. E. Siddal
3 Prior's Cottages (now Homedene House) Michael Faraday
The Cupola, Belmont Road
Pelham Crescent George Devey
9 Pelham Place Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827-1891)
117 Marina Thomas Carlyle (1830-)
15 Tower Road 1998 George Monger VC


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