|Please Note: The Coleshill House site
and grounds are owned by the National Trust. The woods and grounds of the house
are all strictly private and access is limited to set days a year. See our events page for their official open days. Attempting to
access the site outside of these times is not only trespassing but could damage
the future of our work and relationship with the Trust and villagers.
Please respect this.
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Sadly Coleshill House burnt down in the 1950's and the site and grounds are now managed by the National Trust.
Very little remains on the estate connected with WW2.
The National Trust, CART and local residents respectfully
ask you not to visit the village or site of the house in search of
It is only
fitting that the Coleshill Estate, the Auxiliers GHQ and Training Ground, was chosen to remember them by the
planting of eight Memorial Trees. See more on these here
You can see a picture tour of the site here. Check out the virtual tour of Coleshill here
Coleshill Village in January 2010
Coleshill Village in June 2009
Coleshill Village in July 2009
The Clockhouse in July 2009
The building in the background is an estate
house now occupied by a tenant of the National Trust who own the whole estate. In the foreground within the box
hedge is the site of the great country house of Coleshill Park, which tragically burned almost to the ground in
September 1952 and had to be demolished. It shows up well on Google Earth.
More images of Coleshill Village can be seen
Sunrise over National Trust land at Coleshill on the Oxfordshire/Wiltshire border.
Photo by Tom Killick
Coleshill Village - A Google Tour
Provided by Google's Street View. Please allow a few seconds for this page to load before
Click on the arrows on the road to go forward and backward. Hold down the left mouse
button to rotate the view and use the + and - keys to zoom in or out or use your mouses's jog wheel if it has
Heading into the village from
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Heading into the village from Faringdon
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