grid reference TL 719 640
opened 16th century
owner Free House
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- Fri: 1800-2200
Local licensing authority for Gazeley is Forest Heath
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 26/09/2018
Real Ale is available here
The Green, CB8 8RF
This former Greene King pub is 400 years old and was decorated to a high standard. Walkers and ramblers were welcome.
This pub is now open. Owners are brewing all their own beer. Huge amount of restoration done inside the building. Just opening Friday nights at the moment but expanding soon.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 2.7 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(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.