Busy local with a long established food trade. Now a free-hold establishment with their focus being on home-cooked British pub food and real ales.
The pub features a weekly guest ale straight from the barrel as well as the house regulars - Adnams Broadside and Southwold bitter. On-site free Wi-Fi and baby changing facilities. Credit cards accepted.
Local licensing authority for Eriswell is Forest Heath
last updated 17/02/2014
(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)
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.