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The Chequers Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.093 / 52°5'34"N

Longitude: 0.073 / 0°4'22"E

OS Eastings: 542111

OS Northings: 245881

OS Grid: TL421458

Mapcode National: GBR L8L.M9P

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.6NYB

Entry Name: The Chequers Inn

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52938

Location: Fowlmere, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Fowlmere

Built-Up Area: Fowlmere

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Fowlmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(North Side)
18/125 The Chequers Inn
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

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