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Sherlock Holmes

Originally named Sheridan Hope, then Sherringford Holmes and finally Sherlock Holmes. Created by Arthur Conan Doyle, the first story was begun in 1886.

The Festival of Britain had an exhibition especially about Holmes which you can still see.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Sherlock Holmes

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221b Sherlock Holmes

221b Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective, 1881 - 1904.

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Holmes & Watson - Barts

The incident commemorated takes place in the first Sherlock Holmes story "A S...

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Holmes & Watson - Criterion

Here, New Years Day, 1881, at the Criterion Long Bar, Stamford, dresser at Ba...

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Holmes & Watson - Criterion - lost

The presence of Sherlock Holmes at this unveiling is rather misleading since ...

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Saville Theatre - Holmes

Ornamental Passions thinks this probably represents Tod Slaughter in the role...

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