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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th July 1996 Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London), dies at 71

27th July 1957 St James' Theater in London closes

27th July 1942 Born today: Barbara Ferris, London England, actress (Nice Girl Like Me)

27th July 1694 The Bank of England was established to act as the English Government's banker.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. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
12. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
13. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
14. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
15. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
16. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
17. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
18. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
19. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
20. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
21. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
22. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
23. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
24. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
25. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
26. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
27. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
28. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
29. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
30. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
31. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
32. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
33. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
34. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
35. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
36. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
37. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
38. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
39. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
40. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
41. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
42. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
43. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
44. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
45. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
46. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
47. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
48. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
49. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
50. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
51. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
52. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
53. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
54. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
55. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
56. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
57. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
58. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
59. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
60. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
61. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
62. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
63. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
64. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
65. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
66. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
67. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
68. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
69. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
70. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
71. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
72. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
73. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
74. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
75. Temple Church @ Temple, London
76. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
77. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
78. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
79. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
80. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
81. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
82. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
83. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
84. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
85. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
86. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
87. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
88. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
89. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
90. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
91. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
92. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
93. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
94. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
95. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
96. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
97. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
98. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
99. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
100. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
101. Ripping Yarns @ 355 Archway Road, Highgate
102. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
103. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
104. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
105. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
106. Rimbaud and Verlaines House @ 8 Royal College Street, Camden, London
107. Well Hall Pleasaunce @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
108. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
109. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
110. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park