Kingston Bagpuize watch tower
WW2 Airfields of Oxfordshire - Akeman Street
 

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Name derived from the Roman Road which cuts through middle of the airfield.

Used as a RLG for 2 SFTS Brize Norton (Airspeed Oxfords).

Allocated to 6 (P) AFU based at Little Rissington, 1942 - 45.

Flying ceased on 15 Aug 1945,

Site closed 1 Feb 1947.

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Panorama
Foundations of accommodation huts Foundations of accommodation huts Vehicle parking area?
Site where hangars were erected
Foundations of accommodation huts

Vehicle hardstanding?

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Derelict buildings - front Derelict buildings - summer 2005 Derelict buildings - rear Derelict buildings - front oblique Derelict buildings - summer 2005
The last remaining buildings - south side
Acces track - north Access track - south Access track - 2005
Tracks leading up to airfield perimeter track
Aerial View
MT Shed MT Shed
The MT shed - northside
Perimeter track North perimeter track North perimeter track East perimeter track East perimeter track
Various views of the remaining perimeter track
Pillbox on eastern edge of the airfield Close up of a pillbox Close up of one of the two pillboxs'
Two pillbox's to the east of the airfield
Pillbox on eastern edge of the airfield Close up of one of the two pillboxs' Close up of one of the two pillboxs'
Concrete block, purpose? East peritrack Airfield drain Pillbox on north-east of airfield
North peri track area - summer 2005
North-east peritrack
North-east peritrack
North peritrack
Airfield panoramas - Summer 2005

 

Kingston Bagpuize