The Chequers Public House
- 16 Jun 2000
- The Chequers Public House, High Street, Aylesford, Tonbridge And Malling, Kent, ME20 7AY
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
AYLESFORD CP HIGH STREET TO 7258 (south side) 12/59 The Chequers Public 1.8.52 House
House, now public house. Early C16. Timber-framed with plaster infilling.
Plain tiled roof with 3 small return gables and two ridge stacks, to left and to right of centre. 2 storeys; front jettied out over ground and first floors on moulded bressummers, that over first floor supported on carved wooden brackets.
Irregular fenestration with 3 windows in gables of 2nd floor, sliding casements, with 2 small windows flanking central gable. 10 windows on 1st floor, including 2 oriels, supported by brackets and S-profile coves, below gables. Six windows on ground floor. All windows on 1st and ground floors casements except 2 glaz- ing bar sashes to the left on the ground floor. 4 doors on ground floor, 2 each to left and right of centre; from left, boarded and ribbed, half-glazed, doubled half-glazed and half-glazed respectively, all C20 in date. Interior: much evidence of internal timber-framing.
Listing NGR: TQ7291258977
© Mr John Vigar. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Vigar, John
Rights Holder: Vigar, John
Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational