CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 13/01/2017
Hadleigh Chequershistorical closure era: ancient
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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(Historic details supplied by Bob Mitchell)
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.