Plaque

Alan Turing - W9

Erection date: 23/6/1998

Inscription

Alan Turing, 1912 - 1954, code-breaker and pioneer of computer science was born here.
English Heritage

Plaque unveiled by Andrew Hodges, author of 'Alan Turing: The Enigma'.

Site: Alan Turing - W9 (1 memorial)

W9, Warrington Crescent, 2, Warrington Lodge

Diamond Geezer informs that at the time this was the Warrington Lodge Medical and Surgery Home for Ladies and Turing's mother was here specifically to give birth to Alan.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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