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Arthur Conan Doyle
Birthplace and Sherlock Holmes Monument

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In Picardy Place at the top of Leith Walk in Edinburgh is a statue of Sherlock Holmes. It was was unveiled in 1991 and commemorates the birthplace of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930). The house no longer exists but was probably similar to the buildings behind the statue.  


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On the other side of the road is "The Conan Doyle" pub


Conan Doyle's grave
is in the New Forest, Hampshire


Life and Bibliography at Wikipedia

On Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes
- many valuable links at livewatch.com

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Literary Estate

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