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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th December 1924 Noel Coward's Vortex, premieres in London

16th December 1897 Actor William Terriss was murdered outside the London Adelphi.go to related location

16th December 1830 George Davis and William Watts were the last hangings at the Wapping Execution Dock.go to related location

Top Literary-related places to visit in London.



It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
12. Writer Haggard lived here @ 69 Gunterstone Road, Hammersmith
13. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
14. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
15. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
16. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
17. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
18. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
19. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
20. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
21. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
22. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
23. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
24. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
25. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
26. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
27. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
28. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
29. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
30. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
31. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
32. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
33. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
34. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
35. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
36. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
37. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
38. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
39. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
40. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
41. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
42. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
43. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
44. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
45. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
46. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
47. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
48. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
49. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
50. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
51. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
52. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
53. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
54. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
55. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
56. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
57. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
58. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
59. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
60. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
61. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
62. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
63. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
64. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
65. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
66. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
67. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
68. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
69. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
70. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
71. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
72. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
73. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
74. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
75. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
76. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
77. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
78. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
79. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
80. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
81. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
82. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
83. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
84. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
85. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
86. The Albany, home to AJ Raffles @ Albany Court, St James, London
87. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
88. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
89. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
90. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
91. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
92. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
93. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
94. John Buchan lived here @ 76 Portland Place, Marylebone, London
95. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
96. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
97. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
98. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
99. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
100. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
101. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
102. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
103. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
104. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
105. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
106. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
107. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
108. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
109. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
110. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo