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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th March 1988 Game of Thrones actor Finn Jones was born in London.

24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.

24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)

24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.go to related location

24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London

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. Writer Haggard lived here @ 69 Gunterstone Road, Hammersmith
12. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
13. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
14. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
15. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
16. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
17. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
18. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
19. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
20. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
21. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
22. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
23. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
24. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
25. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
26. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
27. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
28. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
29. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
30. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
31. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
32. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
33. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
34. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
35. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
36. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
37. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
38. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
39. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
40. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
41. Evelyn Waugh lived here @ 145 North End Road, Golders Green
42. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
43. Allan Chappelow Murder @ 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead
44. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
45. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
46. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
47. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
48. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
49. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
50. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
51. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
52. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
53. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
54. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
55. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
56. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
57. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
58. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
59. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
60. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
61. Free Learning for All @ Barnard's Inn Hall
62. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
63. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
64. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
65. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
66. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
67. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
68. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
69. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
70. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
71. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
72. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
73. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
74. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
75. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
76. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
77. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
78. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
79. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
80. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
81. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
82. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
83. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
84. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
85. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
86. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
87. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
88. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
89. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
90. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
91. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
92. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
93. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
94. Rimbaud and Verlaines House @ 8 Royal College Street, Camden, London
95. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
96. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
97. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
98. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
99. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
100. George Orwell Lived here @ 27b Canonbury Square, Islington
101. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
102. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
103. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
104. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
105. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
106. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
107. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
108. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
109. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
110. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London