Plaque: George Orwell - NW6
Erection date: 11/9/2012
George Orwell (Eric Blair) 1903 - 1950, author and broadcaster, lived in 10a Mortimer Crescent which stood on this site.
Historic Kilburn Plaque Scheme
Plaque unveiled by Orwell's son Richard.
Site: George Orwell - NW6 (1 memorial)
NW6, Mortimer Crescent, Kingston House
Orwell moved into a house here in Summer 1942 with his wife Sonia. Here they adopted their son, Richard. Two years later the house was hit by a V1 flying bomb which forced the Orwells to move again.