Building record MYO874 - 6 The Shambles


Number 6 The Shambles, a house built in the late 18th century. The building was renovated and converted into a shop in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6045 5189 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

House. Late C18; C20 renovation and shopfront. Grey-brown mottled brick in Flemish bond with timber cornice and shopfront; brick stack to hipped pantile roof. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Shopfront framed in pilasters and plain frieze and cornice on bulbous brackets: glazed and panelled door with divided overlight to right of small-pane shop window over brick riser. First floor window is 16-pane sash, on second floor squat 8-pane sash, both with painted sills and flat arches of orange gauged brick. Moulded modillion eaves cornice with fluted bowl rainwater head at right end. 2-course raised brick band to second floor. INTERIOR: close string staircase with 'Chinese fret' balustrade and ramped-up handrail rises from ground to second floor. On first floor, blocked fireplace with moulded frieze and cornice shelf survives. On second floor, cast-iron Art Nouveau fireplace. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 213).
Listing NGR: SE6045451898

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

BF061114 6 THE SHAMBLES, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2020 2:32PM


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