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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. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
12. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
13. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
14. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
15. Tragic house of Karl Marx @ 28 Dean Street, Soho, London
16. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
17. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
18. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
19. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
20. The Red Lion of Soho @ 20 Great Windmill Street, Soho, London
21. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
22. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
23. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
24. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
25. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
26. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
27. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
28. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
29. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
30. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
31. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
32. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
33. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
34. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
35. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
36. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
37. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
38. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
39. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
40. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
41. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
42. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
43. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
44. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
45. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
46. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
47. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
48. Author JG Ballard lived here @ 36 Old Charlton Road, Shepperton
49. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
50. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
51. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
52. The Old Nicholl @ Arnold Circus, Tower Hamlets, London
53. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
54. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
55. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
56. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
57. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
58. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
59. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
60. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
61. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
62. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
63. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
64. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
65. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
66. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
67. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
68. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
69. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
70. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
71. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
72. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
73. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
74. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
75. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
76. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
77. William Beckford born here @ 22 Soho Square, London
78. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
79. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
80. Daphne du Maurier lived here @ Cannon Cottage, Well Road, Hampstead
81. CS Forester lived here @ 58 Underhill Road, East Dulwich
82. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
83. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
84. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
85. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
86. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
87. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
88. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
89. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
90. Home to the Daily Courant @ Fleet Street
91. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
92. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
93. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
94. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
95. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
96. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
97. Rupert Bear was created Here @ 58 Cranes Park
98. JB Priestley lived here @ 27 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
99. Brixton Tate Library @ Brixton Oval, Brixton, London
100. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
101. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
102. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
103. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
104. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
105. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
106. Charles Dickens 'Oliver Twist' @ 22 Cleveland Street
107. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
108. Well Hall Pleasaunce @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
109. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
110. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone