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Royal Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Kettering, Northamptonshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 230092

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Town: Kettering

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

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Listing Text

Royal Hotel
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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