Beccles Chequers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Beccles Chequers

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

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


    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.