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Mildenhall Chequers

Mildenhall Chequers

Closed 1840-1920

St Andrews La

The Chequers was a beerhouse.

The location of St Andrew's Lane is unknown; it doesn't appear on any modern maps and no other reference to it can be found. Perhaps it's actually St Andrew's Street?

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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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