Blue Plaques

YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939)

Plaque erected in 1957 by London County Council at 23 Fitzroy Road, Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8TP, London Borough of Camden

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Poet, Dramatist




William Butler YEATS (1865-1939) Irish poet and dramatist lived here



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