Close to Holmes - A Look at the Connections Between Historical London, Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The London of the late nineteenth century was home to both Arthur Conan Doyle and his famous detective - Sherlock Holmes. This book looks at some of the many locations in both central and outer London that have connections to one or both of these famous names. In addition to examining the history this book also looks at some of the theories that have been woven over the years around Holmes and these locations.
lettuces in particular came in for strong criticism and he went so far as to suggest that such prices, if left unchecked, would lead to ‘violence in this country’. He then suggested that legislation should be put in place to prevent what he clearly saw as a most offensive practice. His comments soon drew an aggressive response. On July 11th 1919 a number of people including F. R. Ridley, President of the London Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Market Association, put their names to a letter76 in which
outside of the Baker Street Underground station on Marylebone Road. Prior to 1991 there was also a Moriarty’s Bar located just inside the entrance to the station but this was forced to close when London Transport introduced a ban on the sale of alcohol on any of its premises.5 The final word on Baker Street must be reserved for the Sherlock Holmes Memorabilia Company which closed in 2006 after fourteen years. It sold a fascinating selection of Holmes related items from key rings to rare editions
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pub is in Northumberland Street. In the author’s opinion this effectively rules it out as a candidate. Curiously they do not restate the theory that they are a candidate for the Northumberland Hotel. This is interesting as you would have expected them to do so if they had any belief that it was the case. Sherlock Holmes Pub (2007) The presence of the 221b sitting room naturally makes this an important stop for tourists regardless of whether they are particularly fans of the Sherlock Holmes