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The Shambles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kingsbridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.286 / 50°17'9"N

Longitude: -3.778 / 3°46'40"W

OS Eastings: 273432

OS Northings: 44399

OS Grid: SX734443

Mapcode National: GBR QH.BF62

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Z8.N0V

Plus Code: 9C2R76PC+9R

Entry Name: The Shambles

Listing Date: 13 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99031

Location: Kingsbridge, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Kingsbridge

Built-Up Area: Kingsbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingsbridge St Edmund King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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(West Side)

The Shambles
(or Market Arcade)
SX 7344 1/35 13.12.49.


1796 rebuilt 1st floor with front over pavement on granite piers, 5 of which
date from 1586 from former market on the site of 6 bays. 3 added granite
piers complete the present arcade of 7 bays. Rear wall of narrow coursed
stonework stands a few feet clear of St Edmund's Church. Slate roof with
end gables, of flat pitch. Upper storey has 5 2-light flush frame sash
windows with glazing bars mainly remaining, plaster lined and painted. Behind
arcade are narrow shops. Staircase at south end leads to offices at 1st

Nos 42 to 84 (even), No 92 and The Shambles form a group.

Listing NGR: SX7343244399

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