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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. Allan Chappelow Murder @ 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead
12. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
13. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
14. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
15. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
16. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
17. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
18. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
19. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
20. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
21. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
22. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
23. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
24. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
25. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
26. Samuel Pepys birthplace @ Salisbury Court, Fleet Street
27. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
28. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
29. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
30. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
31. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
32. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
33. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
34. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
35. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
36. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
37. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
38. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
39. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
40. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
41. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
42. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
43. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
44. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
45. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
46. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
47. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
48. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
49. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
50. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
51. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
52. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
53. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
54. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
55. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
56. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
57. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
58. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
59. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
60. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
61. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
62. Punch Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
63. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
64. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
65. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
66. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
67. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
68. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
69. George Orwell Lived here @ 27b Canonbury Square, Islington
70. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
71. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
72. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
73. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
74. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
75. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
76. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
77. A meeting of Literary Minds @ 87-89 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
78. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
79. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
80. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
81. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square
82. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
83. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
84. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
85. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
86. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
87. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
88. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
89. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
90. Home to the Daily Courant @ Fleet Street
91. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
92. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
93. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
94. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
95. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
96. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
97. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
98. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
99. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
100. The Old Nicholl @ Arnold Circus, Tower Hamlets, London
101. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
102. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
103. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
104. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
105. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
106. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
107. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
108. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
109. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
110. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington