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In old Amsterdam the streets had no names or numbers. If you needed to find someone, you had to know the name of the house. Many houses had special signs: decorative plaques on which the sculptor could show the house name.

20th Feb 2012 by Karen Davies

Design and Technology, Geography, Leisure and Tourism

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Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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Amsterdam House Name Plaque

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