From 1812 to 1870 number 48 Doughty Street was the home of Charles Dickens.
Clerkenwell and Bloomsbury have been my own stamping ground since the early 1960’s. Many of the street names were used by Dickens for characters in his novels.
Walking down Doughty Street I have always been attracted by the doors, which front the many elegant Georgian town houses. I often think of the comings and goings of the myriad of people passing through those doors over the decades.
Come with me for a little door walk…
The entrance to Charles Dickens house is via number 49 where the museum is housed