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Latitude: 50.9064 / 50°54'22"N
Longitude: -3.3274 / 3°19'38"W
OS Eastings: 306763
OS Northings: 112718
OS Grid: ST067127
Mapcode National: GBR LQ.RBVD
Mapcode Global: FRA 36XQ.3HN
Entry Name: The Shambles
Listing Date: 5 April 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106454
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95842
Location: Uffculme, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15
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
ST 01 SE UFFCULME THE SQUARE (Centre)
4/185 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contained a timber counter, but this has been replaced by a double wooden seat.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: ST0676312718
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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