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George Orwell House

 
 
George Orwell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 18, 2013
1. George Orwell House Marker
Inscription.
George Orwell
1903 – 1950
writer
lived here

 
Erected by the Hampstead Plaque Fund.
 
Location. 51° 33.525′ N, 0° 9.704′ W. Marker is in London, England. Touch for map. Marker is at 77 Parliament Hill (north end of road), on the left. Marker is in this post office area: London, England NW3, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. House of John Keats (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Toll Gate House (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Tony Ray-Jones (approx. 4.3 kilometers away); Benedict Arnold (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); John Lennon (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); William Wilkie Collins (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); Anthony Trollope (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (approx. 4.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
Regarding George Orwell House. George Orwell (the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair) is best known today for his chilling futuristic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, published in 1949, and for his allegorical shorter work, Animal Farm (1945). He is also widely recognized as an essayist and critic.
 
Also see . . .
The House Itself image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 18, 2013
2. The House Itself
 BBC biographical sketch. (Submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Looking North Beyond the House image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 18, 2013
3. Looking North Beyond the House
The short path leads to Parliament Hill, an open field in Hampstead Heath that offers a spectacular vista of the London skyline. It is also a popular place for flying kites.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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