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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Swilland Chequers alehouse

Swilland Chequers alehouse

Closed pre-1840.

Shown as "Chequers alehouse" on a farm map of 1804. The field to the west was Chequer Field in 1792, so it is likely that the alehouse goes back at least that far. The field was Chequers Field in 1840 (tithe map), and the name continued into the mid-20th century when three fields here (including Chequers Field) were amalgamated. It looks as though the beerhouse had closed by c.1840 - on the tithe map the house (item 24) is called "Old Chequers Cottage".from Steve Podd

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

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