Currently closed - may reopen?
20 The St, IP27 9BH
grid reference TL 723 781
Busy local with a long established food trade. Now a freehold establishment with their focus being on home-cooked British pub food & real ales. On-site free Wi-Fi & baby changing facilities. Credit cards accepted.
One of a number of pubs sold off by Greene King in the early 21st century.
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
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.