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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th August 1966 Born today: Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London

16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)

16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)

16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London

16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)

Keats House



Keats House

This is the house where poet John Keats lived.

Location: Keats Grove, Hampstead, London, NW3 2RR

Description: This is Wentworth House, the Regency house where poet John Keats lived from 1818 to 1820, and is the setting which inspired some of Keatss most memorable poetry.

Here, Keats wrote Ode to a Nightingale, and fell in love with Fanny Brawne, the girl next door.

It was from this house that he travelled to Rome, where he died of tuberculosis aged just 25.

The houses and gardens are open to the public, and there is a collection of his books, manuscripts, letters, and artwork. There are also regular literary talks and poetry readings held here.


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Keats House

This is the house where poet John Keats lived.


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