TQ5354 : The Chequers Pub Sign in Sevenoaks

taken 7 months ago, near to Sevenoaks, Kent, Great Britain

The Chequers Pub Sign in Sevenoaks
The Chequers Pub Sign in Sevenoaks
Close up detail of the Chequers Pub Sign located on the High Street in Sevenoaks, Kent.
Chequers pubs
Often derived from the coat of arms of a local landowner, this name and sign originated in ancient Rome when a chequer board indicated that a bar also provided banking services. The checked board was used as an aid to counting and is the origin of the word exchequer.
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TQ5354, 486 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 April, 2019
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
County (from Tags)
Kent 
Place (from Tags)
Sevenoaks 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sign 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5305 5465 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.2273N 0:11.5554E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5306 5462
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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