Eriswell Chequers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Photo of Chequers
Photo of Chequers

Eriswell Chequers

  • 20 The St
  • IP27 9BH
  • 01638 533000ring now
  • grid reference TL 723 781
  • emailvisit website
real ale available
  • free house
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional separate public barchildren-welcomefree WiFiCar parkBeer garden or other outside drinking area

(details under review)

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

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


Note

The Chequers sign is an ancient sign probably brought to England by the Romans. Later the sign became associated with a money table e.g. an exchequer or type of chessboard. Some pubs displayed the sign to indicate that they would change money or acted as bankers in some way.