Dr Johnson’s House - 17 Gough Square, City of London by ell brown on Flickr.
The home of Dr. Samuel Johnson. Johnson lived and worked here from 1748 to 1759, paying £30 for rent. It is also where he wrote A Dictionary of the English Language.
The house currently features exhibitions about Johnson’s life and work and a collection of period furniture, prints and portraits. It featured prominently in the 1946 Sherlock Holmes film Dressed to Kill.
Dr. Samuel Johnson’s house is open Monday through Saturday 11am- 5pm from October to April and Monday through Saturday 11am - 5.30pm from May to September. It is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
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