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English Frankton, Shropshire

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English Frankton, Shropshire

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". 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.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4529
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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