EPW062864 ENGLAND (1939). Hill Bark, Frankby, 1939

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Details

Title [EPW062864] Hill Bark, Frankby, 1939
Reference EPW062864
Date 31-August-1939
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Place name FRANKBY
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 324366, 385764
Longitude / Latitude -3.1366971977807, 53.363064196925
National Grid Reference SJ244858

Pins

Hill Bark, Hoylake, Wirral South of the hamlet of Frankby Grade 2* House, Originally built 1891 as Bidston Court at Bidston but in 1921 the house was sold to Sir Ernest Royden, and he arranged for the house to be dismantled and re-erected at the present site in 1929-31 by Rees and Holt. English Heritage Building ID: 443648 Post Code CH48 1NP Timber frame on stone base with brick and stone stacks and stone slate roof. U-plan with service wing to north In 2001 the house was being used as an old people's home, and later in the 2000s it was converted into a hotel There are photographs of the property (on its original site) taken in 1894 on http://www.englishheritagearchives.org.uk/

totoro
Thursday 19th of December 2013 09:04:40 PM

User Comment Contributions

This is the very last photograph taken by Aerofilms Ltd before Britain entered WW2. It was taken by Aerofilms photographer Bill Freeman, who coincidentally also took the first post-War photograph (EAW000001).

Laura Maddison
Wednesday 15th of October 2014 09:06:21 AM