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20th January 1964 Born today: Victoria Sellers, London England, actress (Crime Zone, Warlords)

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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. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
12. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
13. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
14. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
15. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
16. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
17. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
18. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
19. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
20. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
21. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
22. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
23. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
24. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
25. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
26. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
27. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
28. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
29. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
30. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
31. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
32. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
33. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
34. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
35. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
36. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
37. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
38. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
39. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
40. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
41. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
42. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
43. Allan Chappelow Murder @ 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead
44. WH Smith lived here @ 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater
45. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
46. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
47. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
48. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
49. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
50. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
51. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
52. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
53. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
54. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
55. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
56. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
57. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
58. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
59. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
60. Temple Church @ Temple, London
61. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
62. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
63. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
64. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
65. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
66. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
67. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
68. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
69. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
70. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
71. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
72. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
73. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
74. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
75. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
76. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
77. Daphne du Maurier lived here @ Cannon Cottage, Well Road, Hampstead
78. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
79. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
80. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
81. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
82. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
83. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
84. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
85. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
86. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
87. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
88. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
89. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
90. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
91. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
92. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
93. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
94. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
95. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
96. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
97. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
98. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
99. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
100. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
101. Author JG Ballard lived here @ 36 Old Charlton Road, Shepperton
102. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
103. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
104. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
105. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
106. Charles Lamb lived here @ 20 Russell Street, Covent Garden
107. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
108. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
109. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
110. William Blake was born here. @ 28 Broad Street, Golden Square