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Lakenheath Chequers

Lakenheath Chequers

Closed about 1955

High St

grid reference TL 713 829

The Chequers closed roughly between 1950 and 1955 (at the latest). It's since been demolished.

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Footnote

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.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

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