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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.
14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London
14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.
14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.
The celebrity addiction recovery centre.
Location: Priory Lane, Roehampton, London, SW15 5JJ
Description: The house was built in the first part of the 19th century in a style known as Strawberry Hill Gothic. It first became a hospital in 1866 and is now recognised as one of the foremost private psychiatric hospitals in the United Kingdom providing a treatment environment for the management of all major psychiatric conditions.
In recent times the hospital is better known as the rehabilitation centres for celebrities with addiction problems.