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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th September 2005 Battersea Bridge was struck by a gravel-laden barge causing significant damage and closing it for repair.

20th September 1989 Musical Miss Saigon, premieres in London

20th September 1938 Emlyn Williams' Corn is Green, premieres in London

20th September 1721 Irish actor Thomas Doggett, founder of the Doggett's Coat and Badge boat race, died in London.go to related location

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. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
12. Daniel Defoe lived here @ 95 Stoke Newington Church Street, London
13. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
14. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
15. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
16. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
17. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
18. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
19. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
20. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
21. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
22. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
23. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
24. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
25. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
26. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
27. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
28. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
29. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
30. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
31. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
32. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
33. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
34. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
35. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
36. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
37. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
38. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
39. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
40. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
41. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
42. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
43. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
44. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
45. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
46. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
47. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
48. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
49. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
50. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
51. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
52. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
53. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
54. King Kong Edgar Wallaces House @ 6 Tressillian Crescent, Brockley
55. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
56. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
57. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
58. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
59. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
60. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
61. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
62. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
63. A.C. Doyle The Eye Specialist @ 2 Devonshire Place
64. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
65. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
66. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
67. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
68. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
69. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
70. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
71. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
72. Heath Robinson lived here @ Moy Lodge, 75 Moss Lane, Pinner, Harrow
73. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
74. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
75. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
76. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
77. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
78. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
79. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
80. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
81. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
82. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
83. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
84. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
85. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
86. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
87. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
88. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
89. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
90. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
91. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
92. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
93. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
94. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
95. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
96. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
97. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
98. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
99. Mrs Beeton was born here @ 24 Milk Street, Cheapside, London
100. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
101. 84 Charing Cross Road @ 84 Charing Cross Road, London
102. Brixton Tate Library @ Brixton Oval, Brixton, London
103. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
104. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
105. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
106. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park
107. Writer Bret Harte lived here @ 74 Lancaster Gate, London
108. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
109. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
110. George Orwell Lived here @ 27b Canonbury Square, Islington