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OS grid reference  SJ450299
Country  England
Post town  ELLESMERE
Local time  Friday 9:03 PM
Civil parish  Cockshutt, Shropshire
UK parliament constituency  North Shropshire
Region  West Midlands
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  SY12
Dialling code  01939
Ceremonial county  Shropshire
Unitary authority  Shropshire
English Frankton
Weather  9°C, Wind SE at 10 km/h, 87% Humidity

English Frankton, formerly known simply as Frankton, is a small village in Shropshire, England. It lies between the villages of Cockshutt and Loppington, in the civil parish of Cockshutt. The name Frankton probably originated as "Francas's field".

Map of English Frankton, Ellesmere, UK

It was recorded in Domesday as Franchetone, when it was held by Rainald the Sheriff from Earl Roger. Domesday also noted that the manor contained one carruca, along with three villeins and two bordarii.

References

English Frankton Wikipedia


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