Here is a selection of eight from the many to be found on buildings across East Sussex, that range in subject from food inventions to famous revolutionaries;
1. Banoffi Pie, The Hungry Monk, Jevington
A Blue Plaque for food at The Hungry Monk. Banoffi Pie was invented here in 1972 by Nigel Mackenzie with head chef Ian Dowding, and there's a plaque to honour the favourite pud of many.
2. Clare Sheridan, Belmont House, Hastings
This sculptor, writer and journalist is commemorated at the house she lived in during the 1950s in Hastings. As a young writer she was encouraged by Henry James who then lived at Rye.
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3. Nelson Victor Carter, Eastbourne
This plaque is to commemorate Eastbourne's CSM Nelson Victor Carter who won the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. The plaque can be seen on the wall of his home at 33 Greys Road in Eastbourne.
4. John Logie Baird, Bexhill
This was Bexhill's first Blue Plaque, to be found at Baird Court, Station Road in Bexhill. Engineer and inventor John Logie Baird is most famous for being the first person to demonstrate a working television. Born in Scotland, he lived in Bexhill in the latter part of his life.