Frankton Farm Cottage / Frankton Farmhouse

24 Feb 2003
Frankton Farm Cottage, Ellesmere Rural, North Shropshire, Shropshire, SY11 4PB
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Frankton Farmhouse, Ellesmere Rural, North Shropshire, Shropshire, SY11 4PB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. LOWER FRANKTON SJ 33 SE 8/129 Frankton Farmhouse and - Frankton Farm Cottage - II Farmhouse and cottage. Mid-to late C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with rendered and painted brick infill, clad or rebuilt in early to mid-C19 red brick to rear; slate roofs.

Hall and cross-wing plan comprising hall range of baffle-entry type apparently in 3 framed bays with 2-bay cross-wing slightly projecting to right. 2 storeys. Framing: square panels, 4 from cill to wall- plate with short straight tension brace to left corner; some renewed.

Queen-strut truss with 3 vertical struts and raking struts from tie beam to principal rafters to left gable end; V-struts from collar.

Gable of cross-wing painted in imitation except for wall posts, principal rafters and collar. Rendered to right return. Hall range has C19 casements directly below eaves to left and right with two C19 fixed-light windows (left segmental-headed) to left of boarded door under pedimented hood to left of centre. Red brick ridge stack immediately to left with paired and rebated shafts and dentilled capping; internal end stack, also with dentilled capping, behind ridge to left. C19 casement on each floor to gable of cross-wing, which has pointed finial and C19 integral and external lateral stacks to right, both with dentilled capping.

C19 painted brick lean-to in angle between hall range and cross-wing and 2-storey lean-to attached to left gable end. Rear has 2 horizontal sliding sashes on each floor to hall range, those to ground floor segmental-headed and those to first floor directly below eaves; segmental-headed horizontal sliding sash on each floor to gable. Boarded doors to far left and right of hall range, former under C19 gabled trellised porch. Early C19 two- storey brick range (Frankton Farm Cottage) projecting at right-angles from right corner of hall range has dentilled eaves cornice and floor band and stack with dentilled capping in bottom of roof slope to left. Interior.

Inspection not possible at time of resurvey (February 1987) but likely to be of interest and noted as being in process of renovation.

Listing NGR: SJ3652732090


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2188 IOE Records taken by Les White; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Les White. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: White, Les

Rights Holder: White, Les


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