The Sherlock Holmes Atlas
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Hampshire across the length of Sussex.|
LION: Holmes: "My villa is situated upon the souther slope of the Downs, commanding a great view of the Channel. At this point the coast-line is entirely of chalk cliffs, which can only be descended by a single, long, tortuous path, which is steep and slippery."
VALL: Birlstone was located near the northern chalk downs.
Holmes has "definitely retired from London" and has taken himself "to bee-farming on the Sussex Downs" at the time SECO was published.
Last Modified: November 7, 1998