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The Shambles

A Grade II Listed Building in Uffculme, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9064 / 50°54'22"N

Longitude: -3.3274 / 3°19'38"W

OS Eastings: 306765

OS Northings: 112717

OS Grid: ST067127

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.RBVD

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XQ.3HN

Plus Code: 9C2RWM4F+H2

Entry Name: The Shambles

Listing Date: 5 April 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95842

Location: Uffculme, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Uffculme

Built-Up Area: Uffculme

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Uffculme St Mary Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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The Shambles


Public seating formerly part of the old market. Probably C17, or earlier, much
renewed and altered in the C19. Open work timber structure with gable end slate
roof. End posts with tie beams supported by curved braces; pegged with some bolts.
Decorative C19 bargeboarding and apex pinnacles and pendants. It originally
contained a timber counter, but this has been replaced by a double wooden seat.
The building is similar to The Shambles in Shepton Mallet, dated by Pevsner as C15.
The woollen industry in Uffculme was of great importance in the C16, and reached
its height in the mid C18; the structure could date from within this period, but
there is no way of telling whether or not it was used for dealing in wool or cloth.

Listing NGR: ST0676512717

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