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Image for Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens - The White Horse - Great North Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, UKview gallery

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Literary SitesNicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens - The White Horse - Great North Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, UK

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The White Horse is an old 13th century public house in Eaton Socon. It is featured in the novel Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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Literary SitesHampstead Heath - London, England, UK

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The main character in the novel "Nothing Gold Can Stay" visits Hampstead Heath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/1/2014

last visited: 8/2/2014

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Literary SitesPlatform 9 3/4

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Known due to the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Modestia

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/22/2008

last visited: 1/4/2012

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Literary Sites221B Baker Street - London, England, UK

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The home and office for one Sherlock Holmes - Consulting Detective.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/22/2008

last visited: 10/12/2007

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Literary SitesBritish Museum - London, England, UK

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The main character of Samuel Butler's "The Way of All Flesh" goes to study in the British Museum's Reading Room.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: 1/5/2008

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Literary SitesSt Andrew Holborn - St Andrew Street, London, UK

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St Andrew Holborn has been a site of worship for at least 1000 years so was most certainly around when Charles Dickens wrote 'Oliver Twist'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2013

last visited: never

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Literary SitesSt Bartholomew's Hospital - London, UK

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Barts hospital was where the fictional Sherlock Holmes first met Dr Watson in the Arthur Conan Doyle story "A Study in Scarlet".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: 10/15/2014

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Literary SitesThe Old Bailey - London, UK

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In the Charles Dickens book "A Tale of Two Cities", the Old Bailey is the courthouse named in the book where Charles Darnay is put on trial for treason.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 12/10/2013

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Literary SitesThe Old Curiosity Shop - Portsmouth Street, London, UK

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The book 'The Old Curiosity Shop", by Charles Dickens, was based upon this actual shop that the owner now cashes in on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/15/2012

last visited: never

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Literary SitesThe Standard in Cornhill - Gracechurch Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to the Standard in Cornhill, is located on the west side of Gracechurch Street at the junction with Cornhill. The "cross roads" were/are formed by the meeting of Cornhill, Gracechurch Street, Leadenhall Street and Bishopsgate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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Literary SitesMansion House - Mansion House Street, London, UK

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Mansion House was built between 1739 and 1753 to designs by George Dance the elder. It is mentioned in Mark Twain's book "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: never

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Literary SitesTemple Church - "The Da Vinci Code", Dan Brown, London, UK

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Church of the Knights Templar at London, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dirkjogt

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 5/11/2011

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Literary SitesFenchurch Street Station - Fenchurch Place, London, UK

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The main entrance to Fenchurch Street station is on the south east side of Fenchurch Place. The station gets a mention in Bram Stoker's novel, "Dracula".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/13/2014

last visited: never

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Literary SitesThe Churchyard of Ghastly Grim - Seething Lane, London, UK

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St Olave's churchyard is named "The Churchyard of Gahstly Grim" in his articles "The Uncommercial Traveller" that appeared in "All the Year Round". The skulls referred to are still there today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/8/2014

last visited: never

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Literary SitesStanford's - Long Acre, London, UK

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Stanford's map and book shop stands on the south east side of Long Acre in central London. Sherlock Holmes bought a map from Stanford's in Arthur Conan Doyle's classic - The Hound of the Baskervilles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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Literary SitesSouthwark Bridge - London, UK

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Southwark Bridge spans the River Thames in central London. It traverses the Thames in a NNE/SSW direction and is used by vehicles and pedestrians. Southwark Bridge is mentioned twice by Charles Dickens in his book "Our Mutual Friend".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Literary SitesWaterloo Bridge - London, England, UK

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Waterloo Bridge plays a key role in one of the sketches in Charles Dickens' "Sketches by Boz".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/4/2014

last visited: 10/21/2011

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Literary SitesThe Tower of London - London, England, UK

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William Harrison Ainsworth authored a historical romance in 1840 about Lady Jane Grey's short reign as Queen entitled "The Tower of London".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/12/2011

last visited: 1/5/2008

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Literary SitesTom Cribb - Panton Street, London, UK

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This pub, "Tom Cribb", is on the north west side of Panton Street at the junction with Oxendon Street. Tom Cribb was a bare-knuckle boxing champion in the early 19th century. It gets a mention in Thackeray's "Vanity Fair".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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Literary SitesThe National Gallery - London, UK

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In Iris Murdoch's "The Bell", one of the characters visits the National Gallery and experiences a revelation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2013

last visited: 1/2/2008

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Literary SitesThe Ritz London Hotel - London, England, UK

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In Agatha Christie's "They Came to Baghdad", a job interview takes place here at the Ritz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2015

last visited: 3/25/2015

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Literary SitesWaterloo Station - Three Men in a Boat - London, UK

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In Jerome K. Jerome's novel "Three Men in a Boat", the book's journey begins here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/6/2015

last visited: 4/7/2015

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Literary SitesWaterloo Station - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - London, UK

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson came through here at least once in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2013

last visited: 6/26/2014

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Literary SitesJacob's Island - Mill Street, London, UK

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Jacob's Island as a geographical feature no longer exists. The ditch, that formed the island, has long been filled in but the name is included in the literary works of Charles Dickens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/1/2013

last visited: never

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Literary SitesKensington Gardens - London, U. K.

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Kensington Gardens is one of the Royal Parks of London, lying immediately to the west of Hyde Park.The park is the setting of J.M. Barrie's book "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens", a prelude to the character's famous adventures in Neverland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2011

last visited: 6/24/2014

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