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
Tragic house of Karl Marx
3. Tragic house of Karl Marx
Karl Popper lived here
4. Karl Popper lived here
The Red Lion of Soho
5. The Red Lion of Soho
The Wig and Pen Club
6. The Wig and Pen Club
Mary Poppins author lived here
7. Mary Poppins author lived here
Mrs Lovett's Pie House
8. Mrs Lovett's Pie House
Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here
9. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here
Ernest Dowson Died Here
10. Ernest Dowson Died Here

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
12. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
13. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
14. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
15. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
16. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
17. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
18. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
19. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
20. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
21. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
22. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
23. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
24. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
25. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
26. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
27. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
28. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
29. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
30. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
31. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
32. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
33. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
34. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
35. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
36. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
37. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
38. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
39. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
40. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
41. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
42. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
43. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
44. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
45. The Holly Bush @ 22 Holly Mount, Hampstead
46. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
47. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
48. HG Wells lived here @ 13 Hanover Terrace, Green Park, London
49. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
50. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
51. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
52. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
53. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
54. Victoria Tower @ Westminster
55. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
56. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
57. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
58. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
59. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
60. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
61. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
62. The New Clapham Library @ 91 Clapham High Street, Clapham
63. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
64. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
65. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
66. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
67. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
68. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
69. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
70. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
71. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
72. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
73. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
74. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
75. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
76. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
77. Temple Church @ Temple, London
78. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
79. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
80. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
81. Rimbaud and Verlaines House @ 8 Royal College Street, Camden, London
82. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
83. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
84. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
85. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
86. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
87. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
88. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
89. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
90. 84 Charing Cross Road @ 84 Charing Cross Road, London
91. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
92. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
93. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
94. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
95. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
96. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
97. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London
98. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
99. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
100. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
101. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
102. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
103. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
104. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
105. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
106. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
107. Daniel Defoe lived here @ 95 Stoke Newington Church Street, London
108. JB Priestley lived here @ 27 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
109. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
110. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green

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