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Wickham Market Chequers



closed

closed 1999

220 High St, IP13 0RF

grid reference TM 305 564


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listed building grade II


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last updated 31/12/2014

now residential, the building dates from the late 17th century.


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


Note

The chequerboard as a pub sign may have its origins from Roman taverns when a board game like draughts was often advertised and played. It may also be an ancient sign to indicate the landlord was a money-lender or could offer secure storage for a travellers valuables.