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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1794-

Chequers

Latest 1794

High Street

Rochester

 

The only reference I have found so far for this pub so far and that was when it appeared for auction, so this may have been the last this was a public house.

 

Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal, Tuesday 08 April 1794.

To be SOLD by AUCTION.

By GREEN and SON, On Tuesday the 15th, and not on Tuesday the 8th of April, as before advertised. At the "Crown Inn," Rochester, in One Lot, Between the hours of three and five o'clock in the afternoon, unless disposed of by Private Contract, of which timely notice will be given.

THE following FREEHOLD HOUSES; consisting of all that substantial and well established Freehold Public House, commonly called, or known by the name or sign of the "Chequers" well situated for trade, in a very desirable part of the High-street, in the city of Rochester, with one other dwelling house and shop adjoining, together with their yards, stabling, backsides and large gardens thereto respectively belonging, now in the several occupations of Thomas Defrates and Thomas Arrowsmith, tenants at will, at the very old and low rents of 20. per annum. The above extensive premises are in good repair, and capable of great improvements.

For further particulars enquire of Green and Son, cabinet and chair makers, upholsterers, brokers, sworn appraisers and auctioneers, High Street, Maidstone, being authorised to treat for the above by Private Contract.

 

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