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Briony Lodge

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Fictional name.


In the Sherlock Holmes stories

Irene Adler's house in London.


  • The exact address is: Irene Adler, Briony Lodge, Serpentine Avenue, St. John's Wood. (SCAN, 271)
  • Sherlock Holmes described the house as a bijou villa, with a garden at the back, but built out in front right up to the road, two stories. Chubb lock to the door. Large sitting-room on the right side, well furnished, with long windows almost to the floor, and those preposterous English window fasteners which a child could open. (SCAN, 301)
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