Building record MYO877 - 10-11 Shambles


Timber framed house, now two shops and offices, built in the 15th century, with later alterations. The building was refronted in the early 18th century and renovated and extended in the 20th century, when the shopfronts were inserted.


Grid reference SE 6046 5188 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

House, now two shops and offices. C15, with later alteration; refronted in early C18; C20 renovation, extension and shopfront. Timber-framed, fronted in orange brick in Flemish bond, rear in random bond; pantile roofs with brick stack. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 2-window front. No.10 has board stable door beneath slatted overlight to right of 3-light small-pane shop window; No.11 has plank stable door with blocked overlight and shop window of 4 large panes. Both shops retain external counters and hanging bars beneath common canopy on projecting joists. First floor windows are 16-pane sashes with cambered brick arches. Rear: gabled, with C20 windows. INTERIOR: timber-frame survives substantially intact on both floors. Ground floor rear room of No.10 has brick fireplace with cambered lintel behind plain timber surround with shelf. The house was the home of Margaret Clitherow, executed as a recusant in 1586, canonised in 1970. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 214).
Listing NGR: SE6046351882

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

NMR Information:

(SE 60465188-O.S 1/2500, 1963)

1. SHAMBLES (east side)

Nos 10 and 11

SE 6051 NW 28/528 14.6.54


C15 and later. Restored. Timber frame faced with early C19 brick;
2 storeys; 2 windows and gable to street. Modern shop fronts.
(RCHM Vol V, Monument 423)

1 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest 308 City of York, June 1983
2 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997

BF061118 10-11 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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Record last edited

Jun 29 2020 2:36PM


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