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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: 20, SHAMBLES

List entry Number: 1256681



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: 464666

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SE6051NW SHAMBLES 1112-1/28/1112 (North East side) 14/06/54 No.20


House, now shop. Early C18, with early C19 and C20 alteration; altered C19 shopfront. Orange-brown brick, front in Flemish bond with dressings of orange rubbed and gauged brick, rear in English garden-wall bond; pantile roof, hipped at front, with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Shopfront has small-pane window to left of glazed and panelled door with margin glazed overlight, framed in plain pilasters beneath cornice. First and second floor windows are 12-pane sashes, taller on first floor, with painted stone sills and flat arches. 3-course raised brick bands to first and second floors. Rear: 3 storeys and attic; 2-window gable wall: ground floor concealed behind yard wall. To left of first and second floor windows are 12-pane sashes: blocked opening to right on first floor. Squat 6-pane window to attic. Raised second floor band. INTERIOR: re-arranged staircase from ground floor to attic, extended to basement, retains original column-on-vase balusters, some original, some renewed, plain newels, some with attached half balusters, and moulded close string and handrail. First floor: front room has plain fireplace and moulded cast-iron grate: back room has hob-grate in painted stone surround and 2-panel cupboard door on H-hinges to right. Second floor: two 2-panel doors on H-hinges on landing. Back room has hob-grate with sidepieces decorated with birds, lions and rinceaux. Attic: lime ash floor. Roof underceiled. Other features recorded by RCHM removed. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 216).

Listing NGR: SE6047851842

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 216

National Grid Reference: SE 60478 51842


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