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Description: The Chequers Inn
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170071
OS Grid Reference: TQ6762436231
OS Grid Coordinates: 567624, 136231
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1009, 0.3927
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LAMBERHURST THE BROADWAY
8/234 The Chequers Inn
Inn. C16 or earlier, altered and extended early C18 and early C19. Timber framed and
clad and extended with painted brick ground floor and tile hung first floor with
some weather boarding to rear. Plain tiled roofs. Hall house in origin, much
extended. Two storeys with bell cast eaves drop to first floor and with roof hipped
to right, half-hipped to left with stack cluster to centre right and stacks at end
left and offset and projecting at end right and to rear left and rear right. Roof
stepped down to left to lower pitched hipped and returned roof of added wing. Five
bay frontage of wooden casements throughout with two storey canted bays with half
timbered finialed gables to left and to right, central gabled half dormer and
casements to centre left and centre right on first floor and with central C19 cross
window on ground floor with half glazed doors to left in projecting columned porch
and to right. Right return wing with 2 glazing bar sashes on first floor and
transomed casement on ground floor with small hipped bakehouse around rear stack.
Glazing bar sashes, single and tripartite, also on left return. Main range with
catslide outshot. Two storey, basement and garret wing attached to rear left, with
half-hipped roof, casement windows on upper floors, glazing bar sash on ground
floor and boarded doors to right and to basement. Interior: frame visible; inglenook
Listing NGR: TQ6762436231
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Source: English Heritage
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