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Kid's Book Reviews Sherlock Holmes' London

london of sherlock holmes

The Bank of England and Threadneedle Street

Welcome to the London of Sherlock Holmes at

If you are travelling to London on holiday or business and are a fan of Sherlock Holmes try to find time to visit some of the places mentioned in the stories.

Luckily for us a book illustrated with photographs, entitled "The Queens London," was published by Cassell and Company in 1897 to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria. It gives a contemporary view of many London landmarks as they appeared at the time Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson, were solving their cases.

Although some of the buildings have gone many can still be seen today.

Click on the photograph to find a view of the area in 1897 together with details of the Sherlock Holmes stories associated with the place. Bank of England

Covent Garden Market


New Scotland Yard

Tower of London