London, England, United Kingdom
George Orwell House
1903 – 1950
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 . . . BBC biographical sketch. (Submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
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