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23rd May 1968 Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road.go to related location

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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. Peter the Great trashed here @ 146 Deptford High Street, London
12. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
13. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
14. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
15. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
16. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
17. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
18. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
19. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
20. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
21. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
22. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
23. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
24. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
25. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
26. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
27. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
28. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
29. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
30. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
31. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
32. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
33. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
34. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
35. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
36. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
37. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
38. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
39. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
40. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
41. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
42. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
43. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
44. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
45. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
46. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
47. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
48. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
49. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
50. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
51. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
52. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
53. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
54. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
55. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
56. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
57. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
58. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
59. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
60. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
61. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
62. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
63. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
64. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
65. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
66. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
67. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
68. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
69. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
70. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
71. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
72. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London
73. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
74. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
75. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
76. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Home @ 9 Bywater Street, Kensington, London
77. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
78. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
79. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
80. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
81. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
82. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
83. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
84. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
85. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
86. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
87. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
88. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
89. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
90. HG Wells lived here @ 13 Hanover Terrace, Green Park, London
91. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
92. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
93. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
94. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
95. Author Laurence Sterne died here @ 41 Old Bond Street
96. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
97. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
98. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
99. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
100. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
101. George Orwell Lived here @ 27b Canonbury Square, Islington
102. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
103. CS Forester lived here @ 58 Underhill Road, East Dulwich
104. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
105. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
106. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
107. Author Arnold Bennett lived here @ 75 Cadogan Square, Knightsbridge, London
108. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
109. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
110. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green