Kettering has the X Factor

With this year's X Factor well underway it seems there is a starring role for one the region's stately homes.

Boughton House in Northamptonshire Credit: ITV Anglia

Boughton House near Kettering in Northamptonshire is being used by Gary Barlow to pick his group of finalists during the judges houses stage.

Cheryl Cole will also be there after making her return to the series as a mentor.