Shambles

Local nameShambles
LocationYork, UK

The Shambles is an old street in York, England, with overhanging timber-framed buildings, some dating back as far as the fourteenth century. It was once known as The Great Flesh Shambles, probably from the Anglo-Saxon Fleshammels, the word for the shelves that butchers used to display their meat. As recently as 1872 twenty-five butchers' shops were located along the street, but now none remain.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shambles

Official Website http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/medieval/the-shambles

History of York http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/medieval/the-shambles

Address Shambles, City Centre, York, YO1 7LZ, UK

Coordinates 53°57'33.477" N -1°4'48.122" E

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