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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. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
15. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, 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. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
19. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
20. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
21. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
22. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
23. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
24. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
25. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
26. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
27. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
28. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
29. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
30. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
31. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, 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. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
35. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
36. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
37. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
38. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
39. Allan Chappelow Murder @ 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead
40. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
41. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
42. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
43. WH Smith lived here @ 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater
44. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
45. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
46. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
47. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
48. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
49. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
50. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
51. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
52. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
53. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
54. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
55. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
56. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
57. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
58. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
59. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
60. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
61. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
62. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
63. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
64. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
65. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
66. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
67. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
68. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
69. Temple Church @ Temple, London
70. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
71. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
72. Daphne du Maurier lived here @ Cannon Cottage, Well Road, Hampstead
73. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
74. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
75. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
76. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
77. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
78. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
79. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
80. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
81. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
82. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
83. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
84. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
85. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
86. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
87. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
88. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
89. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
90. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
91. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
92. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
93. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
94. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
95. Heath Robinson lived here @ Moy Lodge, 75 Moss Lane, Pinner, Harrow
96. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
97. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
98. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
99. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
100. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
101. Charles Lamb lived here @ 20 Russell Street, Covent Garden
102. Author JG Ballard lived here @ 36 Old Charlton Road, Shepperton
103. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
104. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
105. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
106. Well Read in the North @ 218 Eversholt Street
107. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
108. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
109. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
110. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford