Building record MYO887 - 31-33 Shambles


31-3 The Shambles. A row of three jettied houses built in the early 15th century. The houses were converted to shops in the late 19th century and were partly rebuilt and renovated circa 1960.


Grid reference SE 6045 5184 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Row of three houses, now three shops. Early C15, altered in late C19, partly rebuilt and renovated c1960. Timber-framed, white-washed plaster at front, rear rebuilt in variegated brick in random bond; pantile roofs.

EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-bay front. Through-passage entrance with chamfered 4-centred lintel between Nos 31 and 32. No.31 has small-pane shop window over sunk panel riser, to left of part-glazed 4-panel door with overlight, beneath boxed first floor jetty on carved brackets. First floor window is horizontal sliding sash with 12-pane and 9-pane lights. No.32 has similar shopfront with 6-light half-canted window with transom to left of recessed glazed door. First floor windows are tripled unequal 9-pane sashes in raised architraves. Over shopfronts to Nos 31 and 32 is plain fascia board with hanging brackets. No.33 has 6-panel door to right of 3-light small-pane shop window with transoms beneath boxed overhang on carved brackets. First floor window of grouped 1-pane sashes within raised architrave. Above shopfront, hanging bar on brackets survives. Moulded bracketed eaves cornice. Rear: some timber-framing visible at rear of No.31.

INTERIORS: not inspected. RCHM records fragments of timber farming.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 217).
Listing NGR: SE6045851846

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

Related Archives

BF061127 32 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 2:52PM


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