Building record MYO881 - 19 Shambles


19 The Shambles, the front block of the house is timber framed and was probably built in the early 16th century, it was refronted and extended to the rear in the early 18th century. The building was altered in the 19th century and renovated and converted to a shop in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6047 5184 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

House, now shop. Front block probably early C16; refronted and rear extension built in early C18; C19 alteration, C20 renovation and shopfront. Front block timber-framed, refronted in buff-orange brick in Flemish bond with dressings of orange brick, rear in random bond; brick stack to pantile roof. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-window front. In shopfront, small- pane glazed doors flank similarly glazed shop window. First and second floor windows are 12-pane sashes, taller on first floor, with painted sills and flat arches of gauged brick. Raised brick band to both floors, and above second floor windows. Rear: 3 storeys and attic; 3-window gable wall; ground floor masked by later extension. 12-pane sash windows on first and second floors have segmental brick arches; attic window is unequal 9-pane sash. Raised brick bands. Left return: timber-framing exposed on second floor above adjacent building. INTERIOR: ground floor front room has some exposed timber-framing and remains of corbelled-out brick chimney hood. Light well, now converted to office, retains window openings in moulded brick surrounds. Rear room has ogee-stopped quarter round moulded beams and joists. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 215-16).
Listing NGR: SE6047751846

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

NMR Information

Archive BF061122 19 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.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2020 2:42PM


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