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Whiteburn

Major
Also known as: Grant's House / Grantshouse / RAF Whiteburn / RFC Whiteburn / Whiteburn Aerodrome
County: Scottish Borders
Current Status: Open land
Date: October 1916 - 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Cockburnspath Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 77 Sqn

Whiteburn Farm memorial cairn on western edge of airfield alongside the Southern Upland way, incorporating ABCT’s Whiteburn Airfield memorial plaque, 26 June 2019.

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View from the south-east of Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.

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Looking south across Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.

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Looking south-west across Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.

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East side of Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.

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Looking west across north side of Whiteburn, with farm in background to the left, 26 June 2019.

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Key
Red = Boundary
Yellow = Buildings

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Penston / Turnhouse

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

New Haggerston / Penston 

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Acklington (Southfields) / Cairncross / Charterhall (Eccles Tofts) / Milfield (Woodbridge) / Old Heton / Skateraw / South Belton / South Kilduff / Tynehead

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