Coleshill is a small village in Berkshire, adjacent to the border with Wiltshire. Though small in itself, it can be abustle when visitors come for the National Trust properties in and around Coleshill.
The National Trust owns the Buscot and Coleshill Estates are nearby. During teh Second World War, Coleshill House, on the estate, was the headquarters of the secret Auxiliary Units, who were to resist the expected occupation of the United Kingdom by Nazi Germany. Coleshill House burned down in 1952.
- "Coleshill House Pre War". Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team. http://www.coleshillhouse.com/pre-war.php. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- "The Auxiliary Units History". Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team. http://www.coleshillhouse.com/the-auxiliary-units-history.php. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- "Coleshill House Post War". Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team. http://www.coleshillhouse.com/post-war.php. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- Location map: 51°38’31"N, 1°39’38"W
- The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, National Trust
- Coleshill House - Home of the Bristish Resistance