Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Coleshill Village & Estate & Home To The General Headquarters (GHQ) of Home Forces Auxiliary Units

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Coleshill is a small village in the Vale of White Horse district of Oxfordshire, England (formerly in Berkshire).

Coleshill House was designed in the 1650s for Sir George Pratt
by his cousin, Roger Pratt.

The Coleshill estate was chosen to be the Headquarters and Training Camp.

Discover more about the history of Coleshill village

Learn about Coleshill House Pre 1940 

Find out more about GPO Highworth and the gateway to Coleshill

What's going on at Coleshill today?

Coleshill House Post War 

Why was Coleshill chosen?

Find out more about the replica operational base at Coleshill

Learn about our plans to bring Coleshill back to life 

Take our tour of the Coleshill estate

Find out more about he National Trusts Educational work

Explore underground at Coleshill

Meet the men and women based at Coleshill


 FInd out what was found during the Coleshill Uncovered Project

Discover what has been found at Coleshill over the years

Bill Ashby 2011

CART's County Information Officer (CIO) for Coleshill is Bill Ashby.

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