Royal Oak Hotel

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History[edit]

The Royal Oak public house,described as 'convenient and spacious' by Ross[1], opened in 1825 at double-fronted premises on Castle Street and Pelham Street , becoming the Royal Oak Hotel in 1831, but part of the hotel was destroyed by bombing in WW2 and the hotel never reopened, being demolished in 1957. The licence was transferred to the Hollington Oak public house in Wishing Tree Road. The buildings were completely cleared and the area redeveloped in 1959 as part of the Castle Street Redevelopment


References[edit]

  1. A Guide to Hastings & St Leonards (Thomas Ross 1835) pg.25 Google Books