Walsham le Willows Chequers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Photo of Chequers
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  • Badwell Rd
  • grid reference TL 999 705
closed pre-1840
  • opened c1783
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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)


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.