Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


This page is part of a site tour of the Coleshill estate during WW2. Click here to start the tour. 

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The Coleshill Guard House

 This page was last updated at 2:24pm on 7/6/13

Guard House on July 4th

modern stop barrier next to the guard house. Photo taken at the July 4th event.

Coleshill House Guard House

Sandbags at the Coleshill guard house

Inside the Guard House Coleshill A bench inside the Coleshill Guard House

Information boards line the walls

Listening Post at the Coleshill Guard House

May 2011 - These images were taken inside the Guard House since it was restored by the National Trust.


rear view of the guard house 

Pictures taken in 2010 by Chris Howells.

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Pictures taken in 2009 before the National Trust had restored the space.