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Keats House, Hampstead


(Associated Place)


This house is where John Keats lived from 1818 to 1820 with his friend Charles Brown. It is where he wrote some of his most intensely moving poems including 'Ode to a nightingale'. Here he met and fell in love with Fanny Brawne, the elder daughter of his next door neighbour. It was from this house that, weakened by tuberculosis, he left England to spend the winter of 1820-21 in the warmer climate of Rome. He died there in February 1821 aged 25. The house is owned and funded by the Corporation of London and is open to the public.

Contact Information

name: Keats House
phone: 020 7435 2062
email: keatshouse@corpoflondon.gov.uk
website: www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/keats

Keats House
Keats Grove



Poetry Society 2003
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