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  Chequers Of Saugatuck
Located in beautiful downtown Saugatuck, Michigan, Chequers is a British Pub offering favourite English menu items such as our famous Fish and Chips and Shepherd's Pie.
Appetizer Medley - A combination of breaded cotswold cheese, stuffed green olives, and beer batter dipped cauliflower.
Chequers Burger - Half pound ground round with your choice of condiments.
www.chequersofsaugatuck.com   (336 words)

 Definition of Chequers
Chequers, or Chequers Court, is a large house to the south east of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England that sits at the foot of the Chiltern Hills.
Elias Ostiarius' coat of arms included the chequer board of the Exchequer, so it is likely he named his estate after his arms and position at court.
Hence, after lengthy discussions with the then Prime Minister David Lloyd George, Chequers was given to the nation as a country retreat for the serving Prime Minister by the "Chequers Estate Act 1917".
www.wordiq.com /definition/Chequers   (992 words)

 Restaurant Spy - Chequers Inn Lamberhurst
Chequers really thinks that it is a "cut above" country inn and the hushed and reverential whispering filters through the staff to the customers.
My cod in a scallop and asparagus sauce was ok, but not fantastic, and Q struggled with duck breast sliced far too thick in a sticky brown sauce.
I don't expect that we will go out of our way to visit Chequers again, but if you are in the area and want to eat food that at least has some ambition, then you could do worse than eat here.
www.restaurantspy.com /directorypages/uk/england/kent/chequerslamberhurst.htm   (174 words)

 Countryside weekend break at Chequers for PM and his family | Foot And Mouth | Knowledge | News | Telegraph
TONY BLAIR and his family are spending the weekend at Chequers, despite Government advice to the public to avoid unnecessary visits to farmland.
Chequers, a Tudor mansion in Buckinghamshire, is surrounded by a 700-acre estate of farmland and woods.
A spokesman for the Chequers Estate said last night: "All necessary precautions have been taken in accordance with guidance issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Maff).
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2001/03/03/nfnm503.xml   (268 words)

 Property to buy from Chequers Estate Agents , Basingstoke on rightmove.co.uk
Chequers are proud to offer its clients the valuable promotion of 24 hour advertising, world-wide, on the internet until sold.
Chequers staff are available to accompany potential purchasers around your home as part of the service offered.
Chequers Estate Agents can offer you advice and expertise on the local property market and an appraisal of your property.
www.rightmove.co.uk /action/ShowBranch?ag_u=5627   (860 words)

Its name, one of the most ancient in England, may well derive from the fact that a room was set aside for the local men of substance to write up their accounts (originally, accounts were kept on a chequered cloth, hence the Chancellor of the Exchequer).
Reg still lives in the village and he was happy to talk to me. He worked in the building trade, leaving his wife Evelyn on the premises during the day to cope with a light daytime demand.
Mary Turnham recalls the stables at The Chequers being used for the stabling of the magnificent shire stallions on their annual visits to the farmers’ markets in the district.
www.helmdon.com /trail/tier2/thechequers.htm   (1042 words)

 MILESAGO - Venues - Sydney - Chequers
Chequers was one of the top cabaret venues in Australia from the late Fifties until the early 1970s.
During the mid-1960s Chequers was the grandest nightclub in Sydney.
Chequers' connections with the Sydney underworld were numerous.
www.milesago.com /venues/chequers.htm   (602 words)

 Chequers Inn, Fladbury, Pershore, Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Chequers Inn, Fladbury, Pershore, Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire, England
The Chequers stands at the end of a quiet lane in Fladbury.
The Chequers is an excellent venue for a dinner party celebration for up to fifty guests.
www.s-h-systems.co.uk /hotels/chequers.html   (532 words)

 Chequers Plaza Hotel Blackpool - Chequers Plaza Hotel in Blackpool United Kingdom
Chequers Plaza Hotel is situated in the refined and sophisticated part of Blackpool, overlooking the Irish Sea.
Chequers Plaza Hotel is situated in the refined part of Blackpool on the Queens Promenade.
Continue along the promenade and chequers is approximately 200 yards past the roundabout on the corner of Empress Drive.
www.blackpooltravel.co.uk /hotels/489334/Chequers_Plaza_Hotel_Blackpool/index.html   (567 words)

 Beer and pubs - The Chequers Inn : Enjoy England
Centrally located, the Chequers Inn is one of the oldest pubs in Oxford and is situated on the site of an ancient monastery.
The symbol of a moneychanger was a chequered board, which had its’ origin in the checked cloth used by the Romans in their calculations.
There cannot have been many pubs, which have been used for exhibitions of new gadgets and zoological curiosities, but in the 17th and 18th Centuries the Chequers was home to demonstrations of domestic machinery and wild animals, including camels, a raccoon and a large fish.
www.enjoyengland.com /ideas/inspirational-ideas/food-and-drink/drink/historic-pubs/the-chequers-inn.aspx   (266 words)

A lovely old Kentish riverside country pub situated on the A21 in Lamberhurst village, The Chequers traces its history back to 1137 when it was a manor house.
When used as a coaching post house there was stabling for 58 horses and it was last used as such in 1913 when the final coach and horses to pass through belonged to Pickford's Removals.
Today, The Chequers is a stylish, relaxed 21st century ambience plus restaurant-standard food and wines complementing our prize-winning ales and lagers.
www.shepherdneame.co.uk /accommodation/pubs.php/chequers_lamberhurst   (157 words)

 LondonTown.com | Chequers Lane Guide | Chequers Lane London, RM9, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Chequers Lane is located in the borough of Barking and Dagenham
The nearest underground station to Chequers Lane is 'Dagenham Heathway ' which is about 28 minutes to the North West.
Dagenham Dock Railway Station, Chequers Lane, Dagenham, (6 mins to the North)
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/chequers_lane_000.html   (74 words)

 Chequers Hotel, 17 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth presented by A1 Tourism
The Chequers offers guaranteed uninterrupted parking for every guest (a rarity on the West Cliff).
Our large lounge and bar is an ideal place to sit and enjoy an excellent range of beer, wines and spirits in luxurious surroundings.
he Chequers Hotel is a family run hotel where we pride ourselves on our professional but relaxed and friendly service.
www.a1tourism.com /uk/chequershotel.html   (192 words)

 GENUKI: Old Postcard of The Chequers Inn (1), Froggatt, Derbyshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Chequers Inn at Froggatt dates from the 16th century.
It is the only in the Peak to display the sign of 'chequers' - a very ancient symbol for an Inn, or 'taberna diversoria' probably imported into this country by the Romans.
There is also another postcard of The Chequers Inn (2) taken from the opposite direction.
www.wishful-thinking.org.uk /genuki/DBY/Froggatt/ChequersInn1.html   (121 words)

The southern approaches to Chequers Bridge over the Basingstoke Canal near Crookham Village are protected by three Vickers pillboxes and a number of Infantry Pillboxes.
Chequers Bridge (SU 793 517) is situated about 1000 yards north behind the G.H.Q Line at the point the Line leaves the Basingstoke Canal and follows an anti-tank ditch to.
Both Chequers Bridge and Crookham Lane are situated on high ground that overlooks the G.H.Q. line to the south-west.
www.pillbox-study-group.org.uk /chequersbridgepage.htm   (552 words)

 Chequers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Chequers is thought to date back to the late 1500's as a pub when it was identified by a sign of a blue anchor outside.
The name appears to have changed from the 'Anchor' to the Chequers in 1794-5 when Peter Burrell took over.
Josh and Kay, who are both from Lancashire, previously ran a couple of pubs in Buckinghamshire and so had plenty of experience to draw upon.
www.chequers-pub.co.uk /history.html   (105 words)

 Chequers hotel Newbury - United Kingdom hotels
Chequers Hotel in Newbury, provides great motorway links especially to the M4, London, the South and the Midlands.
Mentioned in Hardy's 'Jude the Obscure', the charming 18th century Chequers Hotel, and it's 'secret' walled gardens provide a unique backdrop to your stay in Newbury.
The Chequers hotel is situated in the city center of the old market town of Newbury.
www.asiarooms.com /united_kingdom/newbury/chequers-hotel.html   (190 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Chequers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chequers (Being the Natural History of a Public-House, Set Forth in a Loafer's Diary), The by James Runciman (Hardcover - 12 Oct 2006)
Chequers (Being the Natural History of a Public-House, Set Forth in a Loafer's Diary), The by James Runciman (Paperback - 12 Oct 2006)
Chequers: The Prime Minister's Country House and Its History by Norma Major and Mark Fiennes (Hardcover - 27 Nov 1996)
www.amazon.co.uk /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Chequers&tag=booksandvideo&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (257 words)

 Chequers - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Chequers, Buckinghamshire, Elizabethan gabled manor house completed in 1565 for William Hawtrey.
It is named after a 12th-century owner of the...
- piece used in Chinese chequers: a peg, marble, or other piece used in the game of Chinese chequers
uk.encarta.msn.com /Chequers.html   (146 words)

 The Chequers Inn
Naturally, word of the duel passed quickly round the village and at dawn a large crowd would gather to watch the fight.
Note the thatched roof to the 'Old' Chequers and St. Nicholas behind.
The 'Old' Chequers was demolished between 1934 and 1937.
www.feltwell.org /chequers_inn.htm   (292 words)

 Chequers Hotel, Newbury Hotel, Berkshire Hotels, Hotels UK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Chequers Hotel Newbury remains an ever popular hotel in no small part to its excellent transport links with the M4 and other major roads.
The hotel has 57 bedrooms which have all been refurbished recently and all offer a good standard of ac commodation, the hotel restaurant serves a mixture of British and European dishes.
The Chequers location in the town makes it the ideal place to stay when visiting Newbury, the hotel seems to be close to all the towns major shops, while if you want to spread your wings you are only a short drive to Oxford, Hungerford and Marlbourgh.
www.all-rooms.com /berkshire/hotels/Chequers_Corus_Hotel.htm   (247 words)

 Fareham College - Chequers Restaurant
Chequers is Fareham College’s very own silver service training restaurant that offers restaurant-quality food at a snippet of the regular price.
The restaurant has recently been refurbished to a high standard and is run by the college’s Catering and Hospitality students, who not only develop and prepare the gourmet food on offer, but also provide first-rate customer service.
Having recently undergone a vibrant facelift thanks to the college’s enthusiastic Painting and Decorating students, Chequers Coffee Shop is a great place to go to relax and take a break.
www.fareham.ac.uk /chequers.php   (247 words)

 Hotel The Chequers Blackpool
Chequers is situated in the refined and sophisticated part of Blackpool, overlooking the Irish Sea.
Chequers is situated in the refined part of Blackpool on the Queens Promenade.
An oasis of tranquility after the breathtaking bustle of the city.
www.cybevasion.fr /hotels/monde/hotels_the-chequers_blackpool_angleterre_70743_de.html   (98 words)

 Chequers, Sydney, NSW, Sydney Restaurant Review - Eatability
Chequers gives me a very standard "HK local" feel of restaurant - floor a bit dirty, low ceiling, noisy, crowded, people shouting and I don't like it.
Chequers is one of my favourite Chinese restaurants, good food and service.
Chequers was one of the best Yum Cha experiences in Sydney.
www.eatability.com.au /au/sydney/chequers.htm   (688 words)

 B4-U-EAT - Chequers Seafood Grill in Atlanta, GA
Near Perimeter Center Mall, Chequers Seafood Grill serves fresh seafood flown in from around the globe & offers signature items including award-winning Maryland crab cakes, lobster bisque & the "always on your plate" sweet biscuits.
Executive chef Jim Dennerline takes the art of food very seriously, & the Chequers staff is just as concerned about the service.
Guests will enjoy their meals in a sophisticated yet lively atmosphere; there are alcove tables for privacy, tables for groups, private rooms & the signature "dome room" that features an impressive stained glass domed ceiling.
www.b4-u-eat.com /reservations/ot5935.asp   (127 words)

 Chequers Transport - IT Hardware Relocation - specialist transport services   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chequers Transport - IT Hardware Relocation - specialist transport services
Chequers provide a specialist transport and porter service, aimed predominantly at the computer, electronic and control systems sector.
We offer a quality service to many prestigious and well-known nationwide and European companies, offering a labour support and technical delivery/storage service, moving a range of products from a laptop computer to an entire room of large, fragile computer servers.
www.chequerstransport.com /hardware_relocation   (68 words)

 The Chequers Inn at Wooburn Common in Buckinghamshire. A 17th Century Hotel & Restaurant
The Chequers Inn at Wooburn Common in Buckinghamshire.
The Chequers Inn, built in the 17th century as a coaching inn, is in one of the prettiest areas of England and close to both High Wycombe and Beaconsfield.
Featuring an award winning restaurant, luxurious accommodation, conference facilities and a lovely bar serving delicious food, The Chequers Inn is a perfect choice for a corporate event, a romantic weekend or a business trip.
www.chequers-inn.com /index.htm   (114 words)

 Chequers Badminton Club
Chequers has been running since 1998 and we boast a membership of around 25 senior members and 20 junior members.
Our league season runs from September to April with a summer club which runs from May to September.
Chequers runs 3 teams in the Middlesex League and 1 team in the Hillingdon League.
www.chequersbc.co.uk /index.htm   (134 words)

 Chequers Transport - Direct Home Delivery - specialist transport services
Chequers Transport - Direct Home Delivery - specialist transport services
Chequers specialise in the delivery of furniture to the home.
We can take delivery of containers at any of our branches, then collate, pick and deliver direct to domestic addresses, having arranged a convenient delivery slot with the client.
www.chequerstransport.com /home_delivery   (87 words)

 Break Reminder RSI Windows XP Clipboard Manager World Time Difference Clock MP3 Search Math Education - Chequers ...
Sadly Tom developed a brain tumour and died January 2003, bequeathing Chequers Software to David.
Chequers Software Limited continues to grow by responding to its customer needs with the provision of excellent customer service.
Chequers Software now has customers in over 40 countries.
www.cheqsoft.com /about.html   (368 words)

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