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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th August 1970 Peter Sellers married Miranda Quarrygo to related location

24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)

24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.

24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.go to related location

24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London

24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London

24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.

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.

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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
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