Building record MYO860 - 39 Shambles


39 The Shambles, a late 15th century timber framed house, altered and extended in the late 17th century and remodelled in the early 19th century. Now in use as a shop.


Grid reference SE 6044 5186 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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House, now shop and offices. Late C15, with late C17 alteration and extension; remodelled early C19. Timber-framed, encased at front and rear in pink-grey brick in Flemish bond; pantile roof with brick stack. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Shop has plank stable door and projecting 3x9-pane horizontal sliding sash window over former external counter, beneath overhanging moulded canopy. First and second floor windows are 16-pane sashes with painted stone sills and cambered brick arches. Fluted bowl rainwater head to left. Rear: 2-storey 1-window extension with 2x9-pane horizontal sliding sash beneath timber lintel on ground floor; 12-pane sash on first floor. INTERIOR: timber-framed cross walls survive. Ground floor rear room has fireplace with timber lintel. First floor front room has fireplace with hob-grate in plain surround with moulded cornice shelf, rear room hob-grate in reeded surround with angle blocks and plain shelf. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 218).
Listing NGR: SE6044851869

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2019 11:00AM


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