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Temperance Hospital Temperance Hospital

Plaque: Temperance Hospital

Erection date: 24/4/1884

Inscription

London Temperance Hospital.
This foundation stone of the new wing was laid in the presence of many friends by his grace the Duke of Westminster, K.G., Thursday April 24th, 1884.
"Blessed are the merciful"

Site: Temperance Hospital (1 memorial)

NW1, Hampstead Road

2007 and this building will not exist much longer so we were glad to find a memorial. The building is looking very sad but renovation could have created an attractive residential building.

Another foundation stone in the courtyard, laid in 1879 for the original building, we think, states that the hospital is "for the treatment of medical and surgical cases without the use of alcohol". This puzzled us but it seems that it was then common practice for alcohol to be prescribed for patients.

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Temperance Hospital

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Duke of Westminster, Hugh Lupus Grosvenor

Created Duke in 1874, mainly it seems for owning large chunks of London and b...

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