Gazeley Chequers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Photo of Chequers
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Gazeley Chequers

  • The Green
  • CB8 8RF
  • 01638 551 511ring now
  • grid reference TL 719 640
  • opened 16th cent
  • owner Free House
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real ale available
Beer served through handpulls Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Evening meals Traditional separate public bar Traditional pub games available dogs-welcome children-welcome Pub is accessible to disabled customers Bus stop station within five miles Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox Car park Beer garden or other outside drinking area
Historical info
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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


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.