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:

Peter the Great trashed here
1. Peter the Great trashed here
The Elephant and Castle Story
2. The Elephant and Castle Story
Mary Poppins author lived here
3. Mary Poppins author lived here
The Red Lion of Soho
4. The Red Lion of Soho
Tragic house of Karl Marx
5. Tragic house of Karl Marx
The Wig and Pen Club
6. The Wig and Pen Club
Orwell's Booklovers Corner
7. Orwell's Booklovers Corner
Ernest Dowson Died Here
8. Ernest Dowson Died Here
Illustrator Charles Keeping
9. Illustrator Charles Keeping
Karl Popper lived here
10. Karl Popper lived here

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
12. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
13. Evelyn Waugh lived here @ 145 North End Road, Golders Green
14. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
15. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
16. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
17. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
18. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
19. Writer Haggard lived here @ 69 Gunterstone Road, Hammersmith
20. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
21. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
22. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
23. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
24. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
25. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
26. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
27. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
28. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
29. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
30. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
31. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
32. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
33. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
34. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
35. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
36. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
37. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
38. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
39. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
40. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
41. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
42. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
43. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
44. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
45. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
46. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
47. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
48. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
49. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
50. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
51. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
52. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
53. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
54. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
55. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
56. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
57. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
58. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
59. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
60. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
61. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
62. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
63. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
64. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
65. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
66. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
67. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
68. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
69. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
70. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
71. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
72. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
73. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
74. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
75. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
76. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
77. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
78. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
79. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
80. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
81. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
82. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
83. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
84. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
85. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
86. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
87. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
88. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
89. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
90. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
91. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
92. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
93. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
94. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
95. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
96. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
97. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
98. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
99. The Albany, home to AJ Raffles @ Albany Court, St James, London
100. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
101. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
102. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
103. Anthony Trollope was born here @ 16 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London
104. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
105. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
106. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
107. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
108. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
109. Ripping Yarns @ 355 Archway Road, Highgate
110. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London

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