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The Old Chequers

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3379 / 52°20'16"N

Longitude: 0.9954 / 0°59'43"E

OS Eastings: 604161

OS Northings: 275315

OS Grid: TM041753

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.DGB

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.6HKM

Entry Name: The Old Chequers

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439909

Location: Rickinghall Inferior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0475
6/122 The Old Chequers
-- II
House, latterly a public house and 2 dwellings. Mid to late C16, extended mid
C17, part raised and extended C19, altered C20. Timber frame, roughcast.
Clay lump addition. Black glazed and red pantiled roofs. Originally 2 cell
cross entry plan with an external end stack, parlour added and later stable
block to rear to form an L on plan. 2 storeys. Entrance towards left in
original cross entry position, a boarded door, shaped brackets to hoodboard,
C20 2-light casements. To far right a C20 lean-to with a second entrance into
parlour. Eaves raised to front. Large axial ridge stack to right of centre
between hall and parlour was built in 2 phases, rebuilt cap. Right end attic
hatch, steep pitch to rear with an exposed C17 purlin. Left end added
external stack. To rear centre an early lean-to addition. To rear left C19 2
storey clay lump stable/hay loft with a small lean-to on outer return, a ridge
stack, inner entrances and a loft hatch. Interior: hall has some exposed
close studding, a stop chamfered cross axial binding beam, parlour has an
indented ogee stop chamfered axial binding beam, through tension bracing in
end wall, fireplace bressumer has a reset panel with date 1652 and stopped
triple ovolo moulding. First floor reverse cranked and straight arched braces
in walling, early bays retain queen post roof with arched braces to

Listing NGR: TM0416175315

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