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Quainton Close

History of Quainton Close

White Hill house took its name from the chalk hill on which it stood.


H Porter JP and family

Marie Clark recalls in ‘ Memories of Abbey and East Barnwell’ p.9:

Where Quainton Close is today the Marshall family occupied a large house and the first airfield occupied land near the Coldham’s brook at the bottom of Cut Throat Lane.

The house became known as ‘Aviation Hall’ from the airfield that Arthur Marshall built behind the house. Although demolished, some of the garden trees survived.

After the Marshalls, the house was taken over by Dr Cameron as his home and general practice.


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