Great Blakenham Chequers summary from Suffolk Camra
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Great Blakenham Chequers

  • Stowmarket Rd
  • IP6 0LP
  • 01473 830455ring now
  • grid reference TM 117 507
real ale available
    Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional pub games availableReal coal or log firechildren-welcomeBus stopstation within five milesCash machine available (there may be a charge for withdrawls)Beer 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)

    (census information from Dudley Diaper)

    (** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

    (*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)


    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.