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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 SitesPaddington Station - A Bear Called Paddington - Praed Street, London, UK

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Paddington station, the location where Paddington Bear was found by the Brown family whilst the bear was travelling from "darkest Peru" to the United Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2015

last visited: 5/29/2015

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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: 3/3/2019

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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 Regular Member razalas

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2011

last visited: 12/29/2017

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Literary SitesSt Govor's Well - Kensington Gardens, London, UK

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This well has been covered over and this round, stone memorial incorporates a drinking fountain. The well is mentioned in "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens", by J M Barrie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: 7/23/2016

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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: 12/27/2018

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Literary SitesThe British Museum - Woman on the Orient Express - London, UK

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The first chapter of Lindsay Jayne Ashford's novel "The Woman on the Orient Express" has a scene that takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: 4/13/2016

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Literary SitesBritish Museum - Three Cheers for Lucia! - London, England, UK

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Chapter 11 of Ian Shepard's novel "Three Cheers for Lucia" is set at the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/6/2017

last visited: 6/11/2017

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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: 7/17/2011

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A scene near the end of E.M. Forster's novel "Maurice" takes place at the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Jorge Luis Borges short story "The Congress" contains a passage that occurs in the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/31/2016

last visited: 4/6/2019

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Literary SitesThe Ritz London Hotel - Lucia on Holiday - London, England, UK

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Chapter Two of Guy Fraser-Sampson's novel "Lucia on Holiday" begins at The Ritz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2017

last visited: 6/28/2017

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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: 6/28/2017

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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 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 SitesBuckingham Palace - London, UK

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A flashback scene in John Boyne's novel "The Absolutist" takes place in front of Buckingham Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Literary SitesBuckingham Palace - "The Uncommon Reader" - London, UK

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Almost all of the action in Alan Bennett's novel "The Uncommon Reader" takes place at Buckingham Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Literary SitesBuckingham Palace - London, England, UK

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Buckingham Palace is the setting for Chapter 7 of Ian Shepard's novel "Three Cheers for Lucia!"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/5/2017

last visited: 2/9/2019

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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: 3/3/2019

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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 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: 7/23/2016

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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: 4/5/2019

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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: 7/11/2016

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Literary SitesYe Old Cheshire Cheese -- Fleet Street, City of London, UK

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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, rebuilt 1667, a haunt of famed English author Charles Dickens, and the setting for "The Chershire Cheese Cat", British childrens book set in the pub

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/11/2016

last visited: 7/23/2016

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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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