Building record MYO878 - 12-12A The Shambles


12-12A The Shambles. A late 15th century timber framed house with later extensions. The building was refronted in the early 19th century, when it was converted into a shop, and was renovated in the 20th century. Now in use as a shop and offices, the shop front was replaced as part of the 20th century renovations.


Grid reference SE 6046 5187 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

House, now shop and offices. Late C15, with later extension; refronted in early C19; C20 renovation and shopfront. Timber-frame, fronted in brown-cream mottled brick in stretcher bond with orange brick dressings; moulded modillion eaves cornice of timber; hipped pantile roof with corner scrolls and brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Board shop door to left of 4-light small-pane window with external counter; 6-panel passage door at right end; all openings beneath boarded canopy. First and second floor windows are 12-pane sashes with narrow painted sills and flat arches of gauged brick. 3-course raised brick band to second floor. INTERIOR: timber-frame, beams and joists exposed on all floors. Original door lintel with 4-centred arch survives at rear of ground floor passage. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 214).
Listing NGR: SE6046451878

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

NMR Information:

(SE 60465187-O.S 1/2500, 1963)

1. SHAMBLES (east side)
No 12

SE 6051 NW 28/529 14.6.54


Late C15 and later. Restored. Timber frame faced with C18 brick; of 3 and 2 storeys with attics; band between storeys; 2 windows; moulded modillion eaves cornice. Modern shop fronts. The interior
has some exposed timber framing. (RCHM Vol V, Monument 424).

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

BF061119 12 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 2:38PM


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