Arthur Conan Doyle brown plaque in Portsmouth

Doctor Arthur Conan Doyle M.D. practised from 1882 until 1890 at No.1 Bush Villas which formerly stood on this site.

It was here that the first two Sherlock Holmes novels were written.

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels.

Source: dbpedia

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