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Article compiled from material currently held at the museum.

The Rose & Crown

Map showing where The Rose and Crown is thought to have been situated.
This 1803 enclosure map shows where The Rose & Crown is thought to have been sited.
The arrows show the modern road names. For a complete picture of this map, click here.

The only clue we have as to the existance of The Rose & Crown is based on a reference in the Burton Latimer Glebe Terrier dated May 1632 (terriers were surveys of the land and assets owned by each ecclesiastical parish in the country). It mentions "one farm house or inn called The Rose and Crown together with a yard and orchard and closse (paddock) ...in the occupation of Thomas Sherman." The reference seems to allude to a piece of land which we can now identify as being somewhere in the corner between the bottom of Station Road and Kettering Road pointing north. By 1803 the land belonged to Susanna Stanton, widow, as shown above in the enclosure map of that date.


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