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Plaque: WB Yeats - NW1


William Butler Yeats, 1865 - 1939, Irish poet and dramatist, lived here.
London County Council

Site: WB Yeats - NW1 (1 memorial)

NW1, Fitzroy Road, 23

2019: The SundayGuardianLive quoted from Malcolm Gladwell’s book 'Talking to Strangers': "In the fall of 1962, the American poet Sylvia Plath left her cottage ... for London. ... She found an apartment in London’s Primrose Hill neighbourhood—the top two floors of a townhouse. “I am writing from London, so happy I can hardly speak,” she told her mother. “And guess what, it is W.B. Yeats’ house. With a blue plaque over the door saying he lived there!” And it was here that she killed herself in February 1963.

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W. B. Yeats

Poet and dramatist. Born in Dublin to John Butler Yeats.  A member of The Rhy...

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Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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