closed 1955 circa
grid reference TL 713 829
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last updated 11/04/2015
Building demolished, closed 1950-55 (at latest)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
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.