The Sherlock Holmes Atlas
By Geographic Location
By Literature Reference
List of Photos and Illustrations
The abode of Holmes and (occasionally) Watson.
When both were living there [GOI]: ABBE, BERY, BLAC, BRUC, CARD, CHAS, COPP, DANC, GLOR, GOLD, GREE, HOUN, LADY, MISS, NOBL, NORW, PRIO, REIG, RESI, RETI, SECO, SHOS, SIGN, SILV, SIXN, SOLI, SPEC, STUD, SUSS, 3GAR, THOR, VALL, WIST, YELL
Watson probably living at 221 [GOI]: DEVI, REDC, 3STU
Watson visiting Holmes at 221b: FIVE
Watson returns to live at 221b: NORW
Just Holmes is living there [GOI]: BLAN, BLUE, BOSC, CREE, CROO, DYIN, EMPT, ENGI, FINA, FIVE, IDEN, ILLU, LAST, LION, MAZA, MUSG, NAVA, REDH, SCAN, STOC, 3GAB, TWIS, VEIL
Mentioned specifically in:
As 221b: BLUE, STUD
As "our rooms," "Baker Street rooms," etc.: BERY, BRUC, EMPT, ENGI, GREE, MAZA, NORW, SECO
Holmes has "definitely retired from London" and has taken himself "to bee-farming on the Sussex Downs" at the time SECO was published.
STUD: Watson:"We met next day as he had arranged, and inspected the rooms at No. 221b, Baker Street, of which he had spoken at our meeting. They consisted of a couple of comfortable bedrooms and a single large airy sitting-room, cheerfully furnished, and illuminated by two broad windows. So desirable in every way were the apartments, and so moderate did the terms seem when divided between us, that the bargain was concluded upon the spot, and we at once entered into possession."
EMPT: Holmes:"I came over at once to London, called in my own person at Baker Street, threw Mrs. Hudson into violent hysterics, and found that Mycroft had preserved my rooms and my papers excatly as they had always been. So it was, my dear Watson, that at two o'clock to-day I found myself in my old armchair in my old room, and only wishing that I could have seen my old friend Watson in the other chair which he has so often adorned."
NORW: Watson:"At the time of which I speak, Holmes had been back for some months, and I at his request had sold my practice and returned to share the old quarters in Baker Street."
ENGI: Watson:"I had returned to civil practice and had finally abandoned Holmes in his Baker Street rooms, although I continually visited him and occaionally even persuaded him to forego his Bohemian habits so far as to come and visit us."
Last Modified: Oct. 10, 1998