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Margaret Clitherow Shrine

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Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: 35 The Shambles, York YO1 7LZ United Kingdom
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Phone: 44-1904-621756

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Beautiful Gothic architecture, many tourists come here to visit this exquisite church. The appearance is quite majestic.

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  • 398neilj
    398neilj
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    The shrine is not here house

    The shrine is not actually in Margaret Clitherow’s house; she is thought to have lived at 11-12 The Shambles, but the shrine is in a similar Tudor house at 35-36 The Shambles, across the road.

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  • marymary27
    marymary27
    Scarborough, United Kingdom
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    Spiritual

    I have been to York a few times but never noticed this small house. Inside is a shrine to St Margaret. Our guide told us about her horrible death. Worth a visit, a quiet place simply furnished.

    Reviewed on /Date(1583996991000+0800)/
  • 70ish
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    Lovely shrine in medieval house

    This peaceful shrine to the martyr Margaret Clitheroe is in a small medieval house in the Shambles. She suffered a dreadful death and there is a plaque on a bridge over the River Ouse close to where s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580436685000+0800)/
  • John M
    John M
    Lyon, France
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    There is a sombre atmosphere inside, as one contemplates mankind’s utter depravity.

    This is a modest medieval house, un-signposted and inconspicuously located on the Shambles, a pedestrianised street in the centre of York. There is an oval green plaque outside the door of the little ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1574736538000+0800)/
  • 293neilk
    293neilk
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    Nice find.

    Walking around the wonderful Shambles I came across the house and shrine dedicated to St Margaret Clitherow. The small Medieval house located at 35 - 36 The Shambles . St Margaret Clitherow ( 1556 - 1...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573154642000+0800)/

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