Numbers 7-8, The Shambles, York, York

Numbers 7-8, The Shambles, York, York
Photograph taken 17 April 2006 © Historic England Archive/Mr David H. Garbutt ref: 464659

Houses in towns were narrow and built close together. Jetties projected from the first floor increasing floor space and protecting pedestrians from waste being thrown into the street

Location

York York

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Themes

Tags

medieval (1066 - 1484) building house jettied sanitation health timber framed