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Lakenheath Chequers

  • High St.
  • grid reference TL 713 829
closed 1920-1970
  • closed 1955 circa
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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.