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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. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
12. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
13. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
14. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
15. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
16. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
17. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
18. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
19. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
20. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
21. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
22. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
23. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
24. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
25. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
26. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
27. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
28. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
29. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
30. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
31. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
32. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
33. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
34. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
35. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
36. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
37. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
38. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
39. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
40. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
41. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
42. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
43. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
44. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
45. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
46. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
47. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
48. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
49. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
50. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
51. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
52. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
53. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
54. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
55. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
56. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
57. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
58. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
59. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
60. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
61. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
62. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
63. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
64. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
65. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
66. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
67. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
68. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
69. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
70. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
71. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
72. Last Gay Bookshop @ 66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
73. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
74. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
75. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
76. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
77. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
78. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
79. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
80. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
81. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
82. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
83. Brixton Tate Library @ Brixton Oval, Brixton, London
84. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
85. Temple Church @ Temple, London
86. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
87. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
88. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
89. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
90. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
91. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
92. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
93. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
94. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
95. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
96. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
97. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
98. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
99. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
100. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
101. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
102. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
103. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
104. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
105. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
106. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
107. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
108. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
109. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
110. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court