Highlights – Public Houses

 

Kitchener took over a hundred photographs which show public houses, inns and hotels.

Of the 113 public houses, inns and hotels in these photographs, 63 are still open as pubs, 23 are now private houses, 8 are restaurants, 9 are derelict or have been demolished, 1 is a religious building, 1 is a shop, and 1 is a social club.

Pie chart showing current use

Below are photographs of the following:

  • Navigation, Stoke Bruerne.
  • Lamb, Stoke Goldington;
  • Wheatsheaf, Ravenstone;
  • White Hart, Hackleton.
Grand Union Canal at Stoke Bruerne

Grand Union Canal at Stoke Bruerne. The house on the right is Home Farm, now the Navigation pub.

High Street, Stoke Goldington, with The Lamb pub on the right

High Street, Stoke Goldington, with The Lamb pub on the right

The Wheatsheaf, Ravenstone

The Wheatsheaf, Ravenstone

Main Road, Hackleton

Main Road, Hackleton. in the centre of the photograph is the White Hart.

The full set of photographs of public houses is here.

Below are contemporary photographs of the same four pubs, taken from the gallery of photographs of public houses on the Buildings of Northamptonshire website.

 

The Wheatsheaf, Common Street, Ravenstone,
The Wheatsheaf, Ravenstone – now a private house

 

 

The Lamb, Stoke Goldington
The Lamb, Stoke Goldington

 

 

The Navigation, Stoke Bruerne,  Northamptonshire
The Navigation Inn, Stoke Bruerne was built c1822 as an inn for the canal trade, became Home Farm in 1851 when it closed as an inn, and reopened as the Navigation in 1996.

 

 

The White Hart, Hackleton, Northamptonshire - Copy
White Hart, Hackleton