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Trelow Down

Also known as: Trelow Downs
County: Cornwall
Current Status: Open land
Date: 15 July 1941 (earliest known date) - 5 October 1944 (approx)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Decoy Type(s): Q
Decoy Number(s): 61(a)

Trelow Down operated as the first listed decoy airfield for St. Eval during World War Two. The control shelter still survives.


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

  • St Issey Parish Council

Footage of decoy airfields Colan, Tregonetha Down and Trelow DownCourtesy of Phil in Cornwall

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

St. Eval

Associated Airfield(s):

Colan / Tregonetha Down

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