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1 Dugdale mentions the existence of a bridge in the early 13th century (7.H.3). ‘in K.H.5. time John Middilton (…) built a fair Bridge here of lime and stone’ 2 ...
Marton Bridge, a stone road bridge with Medieval origins. Documentary evidence suggests that there have been nine different stages of construction in its history. It crosses the River Leam 200m north of the church.
Site of Toll House on Oxford Road, 600m N of Bridge
1 ‘Old Tollgate Cottage’. 2 Toll house at above grid reference, site of, ploughed. Building was demolished c1965. Its site can be identified by the point where the fence projects over ...
The site of a toll house where travellers would have paid a toll to use a toll road. It was built during the Post Medieval or Imperial period but was demolished in the 1960s. The toll house was situated on Oxford Road, 800m north west of Marton.
Frankton Medieval Settlement
1 The probable extent of the medieval settlement based on the OS first edition map of 1886, 34NE. 2 The ridge and furrow plotting of the parish. 3 Domesday has 2 entries ...
The probable extent of the medieval settlement at Frankton based on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886, and on evidence from aerial photographs.
Limekiln in Frankton Wood
1 The site of an ‘old limekiln’ marked on the OS first edition of 1886, and on the digital mapping.
The site of an old lime kiln identified on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1886. It was located at the northern end of Frankton Wood.
Frankton Fishponds, SE of Manor Farm
1 Two large fishponds SW of the village. 2 Two fishponds connected by a stream, apparently formed by the damming of a small valley. Both in use and stocked with fish. ...
Frankton fishponds, used for the breeding and storing of fish. They are of unknown date, and are still in use. They are situated 400m southwest of the church at Frankton.
Church of St Nicholas, Frankton
1 Chancel, nave, S aisle, W tower, vestry, and S porch. Lower stage of tower early 13th century; the rest of the church was rebuilt in the 14th century, and ...
The Church of St Nicholas which was originally built during the Medieval period. The church was largely restored during the Imperial period. It is situated to the south west of Frankton.
Frankton Manor House
1 Manor house and attached wall and outbuilding. Remodelled late 17th century, but with earlier origins. 18th century and 19th century alterations. Additions and alterations dated 1926 on rainwater head. ...
Frankton Manor House, a house that was built during the Post Medieval period. Alterations were made to it at a later date. The manor house is situated to the north east of the church.
1 House, formerly rectory. c1830. Flemish bond buff brick with string course to main block, and brick dentil cornice throughout. Late Georgian style. 2 storeys. 2 Building is notable for its ...
Frankton Rectory, a vicarage that was built as during the Imperial period. The building is no longer in use as a vicarage but is situated 100m south east of the church at Frankton.
Undated Earthwork 400m S of Stockleys Spinney
1 ‘Hillside with two plateaux and hollow way, all apparently man-made. Possible diverted stream bed.’ 3 This site requires a more detailed survey.
Two terraces or plateaux and a hollow way of unknown date are visible as earthworks. The features are situated 500m north west of Badgers Spinney.
Undated cropmark enclosure
2 Undated subrectangular enclosure shows on aerial photographs. Additional linear features are probably old field boundaries or natural. 3 A curving ditch and an urn possibly associated with a burial ...
The site of an enclosure of unknown date. The enclosure is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. It is situated 100m east of Latch Spinney.
Undated cropmark enclosure
2 Linear crop marks indicate two sides of a possible subrectangular enclosure.
Two linear features that are visible as cropmarks might be the remains of an enclosure. The linear features are of unknown date. They are situated 200m north of Frankton.
Possible Cropmark near Bourton Road, Frankton
1 A feature in a field is visible on photos but is now partially built on. No features were visible in the field. 2 Probably natural in origin.
A possible archaeological site of unknown date is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The exact nature of the site is unknown. It is located between Bourton on Dunsmore and Frankton.
Undated linear features
2 Faint linear cropmarks show on aerial photographs.
Several linear features are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. They are of unknown date. The features are situated 1km east of Marton.
Undated cropmark enclosure
2 An undated rectangular enclosure shows on aerial photographs. This appears to be underlain or overlain by ridge and furrow.
An enclosure of unknown date is visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. It is situated 600m east of Marton.
Site of Possible Medieval Windmill on Windmill Hill
1 This could be the site of a windmill which belonged to Coventry Priory which is recorded as having been built by 1291. Also the site of a Medieval (or ...
The site of a Medieval windmill that might have belonged to Coventry Priory. A post mill may have stood on the same site at a later date. The site is located on Windmill Hill, 1km south east of Princethorpe.
Undated cropmark enclosures
2 One complete undated circular enclosure and part of a second cut by a road show on aerial photographs. A linear feature also shows. The origin of these features is ...
Two circular enclosures and a linear feature are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. They are of unknown date. The features are situated 300m north west of Marton.
Ridge and Furrow with Headland or Hollow Way
1 Air photograph. 2 Ridge and furrow cultivation and a headland or possible hollow way observed on site visit (Also see WA 3185). 3 On the very edge of ridge and furrow ...
An area of ridge and furrow cultivation of Medieval date and a possible hollow way. The remains are visible as earthworks and are situated at the north end of Marton.
Stone Pits 800m NW of Frankton
1 Pits appear on 1887 25″ OS map. 2 Three pits in a copse with possible undefined earthworks and evidence of quarrying. All pits are flooded and overgrown.
Several pits are marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1887 and probably represent a quarry. The quarry would have been in use during the Imperial period and possibly earlier. It was situated 1km north west of Frankton.
Site of Smithy at Frankton
1 Smithy marked. 2 The site now has a modern house on it.
The site of a forge where wrought iron was made during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1887. It was situated 300m north east of the church at Frankton.
Undated Earthwork at Elms Farm
1 Earthwork under pasture. Raised long mound between Elms Farm and telephone exchange. Predates ridge and furrow which runs out on to the mound. Could have been a causeway for ...
An elongated mound of unknown date and function. It is situated west of Coventry Road, Marton.
Ridge and Furrow cultivation in Frankton Parish
2 Ridge and furrow cultivation transcribed from air photographs.
The remains of Medieval ridge and furrow cultivation in the parish of Frankton. In some areas the ridge and furrow is visible on aerial photographs, whilst in others it remains as an earthwork.
Turnpike Road from Ryton Bridge to Banbury via Southam
1 A turnpike established between 1750 and 1775. First Act 1754-5.
A toll road running from Ryton Bridge to Banbury, via Southam. Travellers would have paid to use the road during the Imperial period.
Frankton Manor garden, Frankton, Rugby.
1 Frankton Manor garden, Frankton, Rugby. Lovie describes garden as early 20th century; house 18th century origin. Lovie mentions a lead fountain and cistern, dated 1752, set in the gardens.
Lead fountain and cistern set in 20th century gardens. Recommended for inclusion on Local List by Lovie.
Frankton Rectory garden, Frankton, Rugby
1 Frankton Rectory (Old Rectory) garden, Frankton, Rugby. Lovie only mentions terraces.
House c.1830 with late C19th additions; special landscape area. Terraces. No action recommended by Lovie.
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