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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.

24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)

24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.go to related location

24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London

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:

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
12. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
13. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
14. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
15. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
16. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
17. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
18. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
19. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
20. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
21. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
22. Writer Bret Harte lived here @ 74 Lancaster Gate, London
23. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
24. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
25. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
26. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
27. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
28. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
29. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
30. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
31. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
32. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
33. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
34. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
35. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
36. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
37. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
38. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
39. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
40. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
41. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
42. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
43. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
44. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
45. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
46. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
47. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
48. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
49. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
50. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
51. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
52. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
53. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
54. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
55. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
56. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
57. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
58. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
59. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
60. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
61. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
62. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
63. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
64. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
65. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
66. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
67. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
68. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
69. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
70. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
71. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
72. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
73. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
74. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
75. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
76. Bram Stoker lived here @ 18 St Leonards Terrace, Chelsea
77. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
78. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
79. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
80. John Buchan lived here @ 76 Portland Place, Marylebone, London
81. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
82. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
83. Ripping Yarns @ 355 Archway Road, Highgate
84. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
85. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
86. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
87. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
88. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
89. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
90. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
91. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
92. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
93. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
94. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
95. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
96. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
97. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
98. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
99. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
100. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
101. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
102. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
103. Cliveden and the Profumo Affair @ Taplow, Maidenhead
104. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
105. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
106. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
107. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
108. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
109. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
110. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street