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Description: The Chequers Inn
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174957
OS Grid Reference: TQ6897548154
OS Grid Coordinates: 568975, 148154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2076, 0.4176
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TQ 64 NE
3/155 The Chequers Inn
Possibly house, now public house, C16, with C19 facade. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, with plain tile roof. Four C16 timber-framed bays, two
to centre relatively narrow. Probably storeyed from beginning. Later
(C19?) single-bay addition to left end. 2 storeys, on brick plinth. Roof
half-hipped to left, gabled to right. Red and grey brick ridge stack to
left of centre and projecting brick stack to right gable end. Irregular
fenestration of 3 three-light casements; one towards each end and one to
right of centre. 3 boarded doors; one left of stack, one to right of
centre, and one towards right end. Weatherboarded lean-to to left, with
slate roof and one two-light casement. Short single-storey rear addition
with stack, to left of centre. Interior: only partly inspected. Chamfered
axial beam and bevelled joists to left end bay of C16 section. Cross beam
between left and left-central bays is chamfered either side of axial beam
to left, and continuously chamfered to right. Cross beam between two
central bays now interrupted by C20 base to stack. Cross beam between
right-central and right end bays morticed for partition. Chamfered axial
beam, morticed for partition, and bevelled joists, to right end bay.
Mortices for four-light diamond mullion ground-floor window to former left
Listing NGR: TQ6897548154
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Source: English Heritage
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