mobile nav


The Langham Hotel The Langham Hotel

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: The Langham Hotel

Erection date: 19/3/2010


City of Westminster
Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle dined here with the publisher of 'Lippincott's Magazine' on 30 August 1889, a meeting that led to 'The Sign of Four' & 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'.

Sherlock Holmes Society of London, Oscar Wilde Society.

The plaque was unveiled by the writer and former MP Gyles Brandreth.

Site: The Langham Hotel (1 memorial)

W1, Portland Place, 1

The plaque is located on the side of the building in Langham Place.

View this memorial on a map

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
The Langham Hotel

Information Subjects commemorated

The Sign of Four

The second of the Sherlock Holmes novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. O...

Read More

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The only novel by Oscar Wilde. The eponymous character, after being painted, ...

Read More

Lippincott's Magazine

Monthly magazine. Published in Philadelphia until 1915 when it relocated to N...

Read More

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Born in Edinburgh where he trained as a doctor. Extremely successful writer o...

Read More

Oscar Wilde

Born in Dublin as Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wills Wilde. 'Importance of Being E...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
The Langham Hotel

Information Created by

Westminster City Council

The ancient parish of St Margaret's was divided into St Margaret's and St Joh...

Read More

Gyles Brandreth

Writer, broadcaster and former M.P. Born Gyles Daubeney Brandreth in Germany ...

Read More