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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th May 2005 Big Ben breaks down due to high temperatures.go to related location

27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies

27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.

27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)

27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London

27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.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. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
12. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
13. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
14. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
15. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
16. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
17. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
18. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
19. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
20. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
21. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
22. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
23. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
24. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
25. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
26. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
27. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
28. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
29. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
30. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
31. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
32. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
33. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
34. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
35. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
36. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
37. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
38. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
39. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
40. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
41. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
42. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
43. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
44. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
45. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
46. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
47. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
48. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
49. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
50. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
51. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
52. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
53. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
54. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
55. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
56. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
57. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
58. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
59. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
60. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
61. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
62. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
63. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
64. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
65. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
66. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
67. Highgate Hill's Memorial Story @ Highgate Hill
68. Well Hall Pleasaunce @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
69. A.C. Doyle The Eye Specialist @ 2 Devonshire Place
70. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
71. Temple Church @ Temple, London
72. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
73. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
74. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
75. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
76. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
77. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
78. Free Learning for All @ Barnard's Inn Hall
79. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
80. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
81. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
82. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
83. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
84. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
85. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
86. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
87. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
88. The Dove @ 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
89. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
90. Heath Robinson lived here @ Moy Lodge, 75 Moss Lane, Pinner, Harrow
91. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
92. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
93. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
94. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
95. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
96. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
97. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
98. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
99. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
100. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
101. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
102. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
103. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
104. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
105. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
106. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
107. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
108. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
109. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
110. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London