Brandon Chequers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Brandon Chequers

  • High St
  • grid reference TL 783 868
closed 1840-1920
  • closed 1877 (31 Aug)
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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

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

(1872 BSE Record Office details from Ken Griffin)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(Slater's Royal National and Commercial Directory 1850 from Ken Griffin)


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.