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Description: The Chequers Inn
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 172219
OS Grid Reference: TQ5306454600
OS Grid Coordinates: 553064, 154600
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2700, 0.1928
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(The Chequers Inn)
TQ 5354/1/41 13.4.51
C16 or early C17 framed structure. Symmetrical stucco elevation to High Street
with first floor over-sailing and supported on timber brackets. Large gables
to right and left with centre parapet and ridge tile roof. 2 storeys with
attic gable windows and centre gabled dormer. Ground floor with painted
weatherboarding in centre and stucco plinth. 2 half-glazed and panelled
doors with square-paned window in centre. Casement window to left and
splayed projecting bay window to right. First floor with 3 sets of widely
spaced mullioned casements with ornamental moulded dripstones over. Painted
panel in centre beneath centre window with inn sign. Parapet in centre with
moulded stucco coping. Ornamental C19 bargeboards to gables and centre dormer.
Projecting wooden post in centre with suspended inn sign. London Road
elevation is of painted brick elevation with painted brick plinth. 2 storeys.
2-window facase. Projecting eaves and gutter. Hipped mansard tiled roof
with sprocketed eaves. 2 flat-roofed leaded dormers with sliding casements.
Ground floor with centre half-glazed and panelled door with glazing bars and
rectangular fanlight and flat projecting bracketed hood over. Splayed
projecting bay to left of door containing sash windows with glazing bars and
moulded headpiece with flat roof. Projecting oriel window to right of door
containing square-paned casements with top lights and dentilled headpiece
with flat roof. 2 carved brackets supporting oriel window. First floor with
2 tripartite sash windows with glazing bars. Rainwater-pipe in centre. Pro-
jecting wooden arm in centre with suspended inn sign. To left of main eleva-
tion and projecting, C18 addition of painted brick with random stone plinth,
2 storeys, moulded eaves and gutter and hipped tile roof. One sash window
with glazing bars in centre on ground floor. 2 similar sash windows on first
Listing NGR: TQ5306454600
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Source: English Heritage
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