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  • The Shambles — (official name Shambles) is an old street in York, England, with overhanging timber framed buildings, some dating back as far as the fourteenth century. It was once known as The Great Flesh Shambles, probably from the Anglo Saxon Fleshammels… …   Wikipedia

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