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Description: Frankton Farm Cottage
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260829
OS Grid Reference: SJ3652732090
OS Grid Coordinates: 336527, 332090
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8825, -2.9447
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. LOWER FRANKTON
SJ 33 SE
8/129 Frankton Farmhouse and
- Frankton Farm Cottage
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
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Source: English Heritage
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