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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1128099



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fowlmere

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52938

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TL 4245 FOWLMERE HIGH STREET (North Side) 18/125 The Chequers Inn 22.11.67 GV II 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 156

National Grid Reference: TL 42111 45881


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