Former Royal Hotel - Boston Spa, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 54.281 W 001° 20.779
30U E 608641 N 5974184
Quick Description: This blue plaque tells the story of this building that in 1753 took advantage of a business opportunity afforded by the opening of a new turnpike (toll road).
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/26/2021 4:21:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM149VC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The Former Royal Hotel

Built as an inn by Joseph Taite in
1753, at the time the Tadcaster-Otley
road became a turnpike. The original
section of the building is recorded
as the first substantial house in
Boston Spa and was named
'Farrers Hotel'.

The building is Grade II Listed
The building is currently owned by Costcutter, a grocery store.
Blue Plaque managing agency: Boston Spa Archaeology & Heritage Group

Individual Recognized: The Former Royal Hotel

Physical Address:
High Street
Boston Spa, West Yorkshire United Kingdom

Web Address: [Web Link]

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