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Barton Abbey

Also known as: Barton Abbey Satellite Landing Ground / Hopcrofts Holt (unofficial local name) / Lower Heyford (unofficial local name) / No 28 SLG / RAF Barton Abbey
County: Oxfordshire
Current Status: Farmland / Parkland
Date: 30 September 1941 - 14 March 1945
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Aircraft preparation/storage
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Bartons' History Group
  • Rousham Parish Meeting
  • Steeple Barton Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 MU
  • No 8 MU
  • No 39 MU
Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Brize Norton / Colerne / Little Rissington

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