Building record MYO876 - 9 Shambles


7-9 The Shambles. A group of three timber framed houses, number 7 dating from the early 15th century, number 8 from the late 15th century and number 9 from the 15th century. All the houses have later alterations and extensions and were renovated in the 20th century. Numbers 7 and 8 are now a single property, consisting of a shop with offices above, and number 9 is a shop. Formerly listed as 7-9 The Shambles, now listed as 7 and 8 The Shambles and 9 The Shambles.


Grid reference SE 6045 5188 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

House, now shop and offices. C15, with later alteration and extension; C20 renovation and shopfront. Timber-framed, with stucco front incised to resemble panelling and rendered rear; pantile roof with brick stack. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window gabled front, with jettied upper floors. 4-panel door to right of small-pane 4-light window over external counter. First floor windows are 2-light large-pane horizontal sliding sashes; second floor window is 3x2-pane horizontal sliding sash. INTERIOR: chamfered beams exposed on ground and first floors. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 214).
Listing NGR: SE6045951890

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

NMR Information:

(SE 60465189-O.S 1/2500, 1963)

(east side)

Nos 7, 8 and 9

SE 6051 NW 28/527 14.6.54


C16 but of different builds. Much restored. Timber frame stuccoed (No 9 cement rendered); 3 storeys with oversailing upper storeys, No 7 with moulded bressummers; 4 gables; 4 later windows. No 7has a modern shop window and Nos 8 and 9 have C19 shop windows (with glazing bars) with part of the original stall at sill level. The interior has exposed timber-framing, particularly in No 7 which also has an original fireplace on the 1st storey.
(RCHM Vol V, Monuments 420, 421 and 422).

1 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest 307 City of York, June 1983.
2 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2019 11:30AM


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