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Swinstead (Decoy)

County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: Opened by 14 September 1943 - 1944 (last known date 14 August)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Decoy Type(s): Q
Decoy Number(s): 133(b)

Swinstead operated as the decoy airfield after Pickworth for Woolfox Lodge during World War Two. No traces of this place appear to have survived.


The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Swinstead Parish Council
Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Woolfox Lodge

Associated Airfield(s):


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