In 1644 King Charles I is said to have taken refuge here during the Civil War. The White Hart Royal is a good example of a 17th century coaching inn. In 1927 the pub was owned by Trust Houses Ltd. The White Hart Royal became part of the Old English Pub Company.
Owner in 1891: Flowers & Sons, Stratford on Avon
Rateable value in 1891: £40.0s.0d.
Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse
Owner in 1903: Flowers & Sons, Stratford on Avon
Rateable value in 1903: £50.0s.0d.
Type of licence in 1903: Alehouse
Closing time in 1903: 11pm
Owner in 1927: Trust Houses Ltd
Landlords / Proprietors include:
1856 R. King
1885 Herbert James Berry
1891 Joseph Allan Hathaway
1903,1919 John Brown
1927 Mark Pearce