Literary themed places

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:

The Elephant and Castle Story
1. The Elephant and Castle Story
Peter the Great trashed here
2. Peter the Great trashed here
Karl Popper lived here
3. Karl Popper lived here
Jackie Collins Home
4. Jackie Collins Home
The Red Lion of Soho
5. The Red Lion of Soho
Tragic house of Karl Marx
6. Tragic house of Karl Marx
Mary Poppins author lived here
7. Mary Poppins author lived here
The Wig and Pen Club
8. The Wig and Pen Club
Orwell's Booklovers Corner
9. Orwell's Booklovers Corner
Phileas Fogg lived here!
10. Phileas Fogg lived here!

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
12. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
13. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
14. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
15. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
16. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
17. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
18. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
19. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
20. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
21. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
22. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
23. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
24. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
25. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
26. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
27. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
28. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
29. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
30. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
31. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
32. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
33. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
34. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
35. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
36. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
37. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
38. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
39. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
40. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
41. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
42. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
43. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
44. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
45. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
46. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
47. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
48. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
49. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
50. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
51. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
52. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
53. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
54. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
55. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park
56. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
57. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
58. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
59. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
60. Last Gay Bookshop @ 66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
61. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
62. Non-Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
63. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
64. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
65. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
66. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
67. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
68. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
69. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
70. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
71. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
72. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
73. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
74. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
75. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
76. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
77. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
78. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
79. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
80. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
81. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
82. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
83. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
84. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
85. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
86. JB Priestley lived here @ 27 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
87. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
88. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
89. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
90. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
91. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
92. Temple Church @ Temple, London
93. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
94. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
95. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
96. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London
97. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
98. Drama here since 1948 @ Beech Walk, Crayford
99. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
100. The Albany, home to AJ Raffles @ Albany Court, St James, London
101. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
102. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
103. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
104. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
105. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
106. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
107. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
108. Rudyard Kipling lived here @ 43 Villiers Street, Westminster
109. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
110. Ripping Yarns @ 355 Archway Road, Highgate

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