Dr Johnson's House

The famous 18th-century writer immortalised by Boswell, lived here from 1748 to 1759. The house contains an early edition of his Dictionary which was compiled here and published in 1755 selling for four guineas. Here also he wrote 'The Rambler' which appeared twice weekly for two years with a circulation of about five hundred.

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See Also: Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

Opening Hours:
Daily 11am to 5.30pm, 5pm winter months
Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays

Telephone: 020 7353 3745

Address: 17 Gough Square, EC4A 3DE

Website: Dr Johnson's House

Nearby Stations: Temple Station, City Thameslink Station, Chancery Lane Station

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