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Latitude: 52.3978 / 52°23'52"N
Longitude: -0.7282 / 0°43'41"W
OS Eastings: 486628
OS Northings: 278518
OS Grid: SP866785
Mapcode National: GBR CVW.NQ9
Mapcode Global: VHDR9.BZCP
Entry Name: Royal Hotel
Listing Date: 5 August 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051660
English Heritage Legacy ID: 230092
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16
Electoral Ward/Division: William Knibb
Built-Up Area: Kettering
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Kettering St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
5326 MARKET PLACE
SP 8678 1/81 5.8.75.
1878 in Jacobean style. Formerly The White Hart Hotel, where Queen Victoria stayed
1844. Red brick, stone dressings, Dutch gabled Welsh slated roof behind cornice
and parapet. 3 storeys, rusticated quoins. Semi-circular bow window left of centre.
Porch on right with Ionic pilasters.
Charles Dickens stayed in this hotel, 1835, as reporter for the Morning Chronicle
covering the Northamptonshire elections. Owned by the Duke of Buccleugh until
1896. Included partly for historical interest.
Listing NGR: SP8662878518
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