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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. Samuel Pepys birthplace @ Salisbury Court, Fleet Street
26. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
27. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
28. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
29. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
30. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
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. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
39. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
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. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
46. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
47. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
48. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, 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. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
54. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
55. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
56. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
57. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
58. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
59. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
60. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
61. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
62. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
63. Punch Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
64. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
65. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
66. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
67. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
68. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
69. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
70. George Orwell Lived here @ 27b Canonbury Square, Islington
71. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
72. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
73. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
74. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
75. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
76. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
77. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
78. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square
79. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
80. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
81. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
82. A meeting of Literary Minds @ 87-89 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
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. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
89. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
90. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
91. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
92. Home to the Daily Courant @ Fleet Street
93. The Old Nicholl @ Arnold Circus, Tower Hamlets, London
94. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
95. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
96. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
97. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
98. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
99. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
100. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
101. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
102. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
103. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
104. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
105. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
106. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
107. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
108. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
109. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
110. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London