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The Chequers Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Tey, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8987 / 51°53'55"N

Longitude: 0.7477 / 0°44'51"E

OS Eastings: 589138

OS Northings: 225802

OS Grid: TL891258

Mapcode National: GBR RLF.XH1

Mapcode Global: VHKFW.XJ3V

Plus Code: 9F32VPXX+F3

Entry Name: The Chequers Public House

Listing Date: 17 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475186

Location: Great Tey, Colchester, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Great Tey

Built-Up Area: Great Tey

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Tey

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

54/6/10025 The Chequers Public House


Public house. Late C17. Timber-framed with brick skin to ground floor of north front, all plastered or colourwashed; plaintiled roofs. Lobby-entrance plan.
EXTERIOR: north front of 2 storeys; 4-window range. Upper windows all early C20 2-light casements. Ground floor with an early C20 gabled bay window right of centre fitted with 3/4:5/6:3/4 unhorned sashes. Half-glazed C20 door left of centre under projecting gabled hood on scrolled brackets. One early C20 canted bay window to right and left of elevation, each with hipped slate roof and 4/4:6/6:4/4 unhorned sashes. Stack on rear roof slope left of centre. Internal west gable-end stack on front roof slope.
Single-storey extensions of 1998 abut west gable. Long C19 rear wing of one storey and attic: west side with one C20 door and window. Mansard roof. Weatherboarded south gable head. East side with a lucam under a raking roof.
INTERIOR: 3 ground-floor rooms. Between the centre and east room is a stack truncated on the south side to allow passageway opened through c. 1975: both fireplaces with chamfered bressumer with a stop to north end only. Both these rooms with one chamfered spine beam with tongue stops. Mid rails of timber frame visible in east and west walls. Wall between centre and west room mostly removed and fitted with screen of studs brought in from elsewhere c. 1975. West room with C19 brick fireplace. Bar fittings and counter of c. 1985.
Main staircase removed so first-floor access is via a C20 single-flight staircase behind bar area. First floor with wall plates visible. Roof of undiminished principals, collars and one tier of clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: TL8913825802

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