Building record MYO861 - 40 The Shambles

Summary

A house built in the early 18th century, altered in the early 19th century and converted to a shop in the mid 19th century. Now in use as a shop and offices.

Location

Grid reference SE 6044 5187 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

House, now shop and office. Early C18 with early C19 alteration and mid C19 shopfront. Orange-red brick in stretcher bond with timber cornice; pantile roof, hipped at front, and brick stack.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Shop has margin-glazed and panelled door and 8-pane window beneath plain cornice. Tripartite window with 4:12:4-pane sashes on first floor, 16-pane sash on second floor. 2-course raised brick sill band on first floor, 5-course band to second floor. Moulded modillion eaves cornice with fluted inverted bell rainwater head. Rear: 3-storey 1-window gable wall with 16-pane sashes on ground and first floors and 2x4-pane Yorkshire sash on second floor, all with segmental brick arches.

INTERIOR: ground floor front room retains moulded timber cornice over shop window and door. First floor: close string staircase survives to second floor, with turned balusters, square newels with attached half balusters and plain handrail. 2-panel plank door to rear room with pegged-on moulding. Front room has cast-iron fireplace in shaped surround. Second floor front room: 6-panel door; fireplace hidden by shelving with plank cupboard door to right. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 218).
Listing NGR: SE6044751872

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

NMR Information:

List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of York, 14-MAR-1997


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2020 2:58PM

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