Keys to the Past

The Shambles (Hexham)

The Shambles, Hexham. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1971.
The Shambles, Hexham. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1971.

The Shambles stands in the centre of Hexham Market Place. It has sheltered market area with a wooden roof standing on stone columns. It was originally used by butchers. The building was erected in 1766, and was paid for by Sir Walter Blackett. This is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8766
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham


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