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The Chequers Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Dunmow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8729 / 51°52'22"N

Longitude: 0.3607 / 0°21'38"E

OS Eastings: 562612

OS Northings: 222001

OS Grid: TL626220

Mapcode National: GBR NGB.G0V

Mapcode Global: VHJJF.66K2

Entry Name: The Chequers Public House

Listing Date: 7 February 1952

Last Amended: 16 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353433

Location: Great Dunmow, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Dunmow

Built-Up Area: Great Dunmow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Dunmow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 6221 (S SIDE)
7/79, 8/12 The Chequers Public
7.2.52 House (formerly listed as
GV II The Chequers Inn)

Public Rouse, C14 or earlier, C16, C17 and C18. 2 storeys, timber framed and
rendered 'U' shaped complex of structures primarily with peg tile gabled roofs.
Stortford Road front has a main block and hipped roofed crosswing to W. The
ground floor has 3 canted bay windows, with d.h.s. with g.b.'s one with a lead
canopy roof. between these, is a late C17 doorcase with flat modillioned
corniced hood on one contemporary bracket with simple carving of spiral flower
and crocus in profile. Flight of steps and iron handrail. The long return
W frontage, has mixture of C19 and earlier casements, some cast iron and end
of range is clad in black weatherboarding which returns on S face. Canted C20
porch with canopy roof. A large red brick stack protrudes through front roof
slope and there are further minor stacks. The rear has lean-to peg tilled
extension and gabled C17 stair tower. The E side of court (formerly part of
No. 25) is made up of a long, single storey rendered and weatherboarded range
with gabled peg tile roof and tall central red brick stack. The interior
reveals that frontage block is 2 storey structure of early C17 formerly jettied
to rear yard. The W crosswing is of C15 or earlier, with fragments of a
crownpost roof. This is of 3 bays and is now linked to a C16, 2 storey
structure of high quality with former dragon beam on SE corner, thus jettied
to S and E. This block was formerly a single 2 bay chamber at first floor
level. A further bay of C18-early C19 has adouble hung sash with gable base in S. wall.
The E yard range is early C16 struture of 4 bays with arched braced tie beams,
halved bridled scarf joints and serpentine bracing. Inserted C17 stack with
smoke curing hole, now blocked. Possible former kitchen.

Listing NGR: TL6261222001

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