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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. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
12. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
13. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
14. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
15. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
16. Tragic house of Karl Marx @ 28 Dean Street, Soho, London
17. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
18. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
19. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
20. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
21. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
22. The Red Lion of Soho @ 20 Great Windmill Street, Soho, London
23. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
24. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
25. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
26. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
27. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
28. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
29. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
30. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
31. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
32. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
33. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
34. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
35. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
36. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
37. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
38. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
39. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
40. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
41. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
42. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
43. Author JG Ballard lived here @ 36 Old Charlton Road, Shepperton
44. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
45. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
46. The Old Nicholl @ Arnold Circus, Tower Hamlets, London
47. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
48. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
49. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
50. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
51. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
52. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
53. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
54. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
55. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
56. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
57. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
58. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
59. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
60. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
61. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
62. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
63. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
64. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
65. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
66. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
67. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
68. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
69. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
70. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
71. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
72. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
73. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
74. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
75. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
76. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
77. Daphne du Maurier lived here @ Cannon Cottage, Well Road, Hampstead
78. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
79. William Beckford born here @ 22 Soho Square, London
80. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
81. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
82. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
83. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
84. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
85. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
86. Home to the Daily Courant @ Fleet Street
87. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
88. CS Forester lived here @ 58 Underhill Road, East Dulwich
89. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
90. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
91. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
92. JB Priestley lived here @ 27 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
93. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
94. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
95. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
96. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
97. Rupert Bear was created Here @ 58 Cranes Park
98. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
99. Brixton Tate Library @ Brixton Oval, Brixton, London
100. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
101. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
102. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
103. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
104. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
105. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
106. Charles Dickens 'Oliver Twist' @ 22 Cleveland Street
107. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
108. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
109. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
110. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent