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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th January 1977 The Clash sign their first record deal with CBS Records.

25th January 1958 Born today: Gary Brian Tibbs, London, rock bassist (Adam and The Ants, Roxy Music)

25th January 1919 Born today: Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)

25th January 1882 Born today: Virginia [Adeline] Woolf, London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse)

25th January 1540 Born today: Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)

Home of Sherlock Holmes



Home of Sherlock Holmes

This is where Sherlock Holmes lived and is now a Sherlock museum

Location: 221b Baker Street, London, NW1 6XE

Description: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The famous 1st floor study overlooking Baker Street is still faithfully maintained as it was kept in Victorian Times.

The house was built in 1815 and is listed by the Government to protect its architectural and cultural heritage.

It is open as a museum dedicated to the life and times of Sherlock Holmes, and the interior has been faithfully maintained for posterity exactly as described in the published stories.

Tagged in this Tour: Curios
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Home of Sherlock Holmes

This is where Sherlock Holmes lived and is now a Sherlock museum


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Sherlock Holmes was Written HereSherlock Holmes was Written Here
Here Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the Sherlock Holmes novels
2005-10-09

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