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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 37 AND 38, SHAMBLES

List entry Number: 1256643



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464674

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SE6051NW SHAMBLES 1112-1/28/1120 (South West side) 14/06/54 Nos.37 AND 38


Formerly known as: Nos.36, 37 AND 38 SHAMBLES. Pair of houses, now shops and workshops. Late C15; late C17 extension to No.38. Both renovated with some rebuilding c1950. Timber-framed, rendered at front; rear of No.37 of pink-orange brick in English bond, rear of No.38 rendered; extension rebuilt in buff-orange brick in English garden-wall bond. Parallel pantile roofs with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 2-storey front, 2-gabled bays; jettied first floor and timber-frame exposed, including crown post trusses in both gables. Through passage at left end, beneath ogee-arched lintel. Shops have glazed and panelled doors with divided overlights: No.37 has 2x8-pane Yorkshire sash window, No.38 4-light fixed window. First floor windows are 2x8-pane Yorkshire sashes. Fluted inverted bell rainwater head to each house. INTERIOR: timber-framing, partly renewed on first floor of No.37, visible throughout building. On ground floor, both rear rooms have fireplaces, that to No.37 in plain surround with cornice shelf; that to No.38 with chamfered timber lintel. First floor front room of No.38 has fireplace in plain surround with shelf on shaped brackets. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 217).

Listing NGR: SE6045151862

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 217

National Grid Reference: SE 60451 51862


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