Shambles, York, England

This evening, I am posting information on The Shambles in York, England. This is now a very a very popular shopping venue which was voted┬áBritain’s Most Picturesque Street in 2010. However, today’s trendy shoppers and smart tourists would be aghast to travel back in time when the street was an open slaughterhouse and centre for butchery from whence the name ‘Shambles’ is derived. In fact, the name is an indicator of York’s long period of occupation as it has Saxon origins.

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