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The Chequers Inn, Fowlmere

Description: The Chequers Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 52938

OS Grid Reference: TL4211145881
OS Grid Coordinates: 542111, 245881
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0930, 0.0730

Location: High Street, Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire SG8 7ST

Locality: Fowlmere
Local Authority: South Cambridgeshire District Council
County: Cambridgeshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 7ST

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Listing Text

TL 4245 FOWLMERE HIGH STREET
(North Side)
18/125 The Chequers Inn
22.11.67
GV II
Inn. Late C15 or early C16 with C17 additions. Inscription below jetty 'ANO
DOM 1675 WT'. Timber-framed and plastered with tarred brick plinth, C20
plain tiled roofs. Rectangular planned painted brick stack to left hand;
red brick ridge stack to right hand. Two storeys and cellar main range
includes three bays of an original jettied building; one storey and attic
range to east, formerly the C17 kitchen. Three gable extensions to north.
Main entrance approached by three steps with four-panelled C19 door and
moulded wooden architrave. Large three-light transomed window to right hand
and canted hung sash bay window to left hand; one first floor twelve-paned
hung sash window, and two horizontal sliding sash windows above the jetty.
Jetty fascia moulded with three jetty brackets. Lower range to east with
three small windows. Interior: painted clunch arcade of ten trefoiled
arches above fireplace; ogee-moulded ceiling beams. Samuel Pepys stayed at
the inn in 1660.
V.C.H., Vol. VI, p.156
R.C.H.M. Report 1950


Listing NGR: TL4211145881

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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