Hopton Chequers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Hopton Chequers

  • Fen St
  • grid reference TL 985 791
closed 1920-1970
  • closed between 1958 and 1976
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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** 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.