Charlton, London

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Charlton is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.wikipedia
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Charlton Athletic F.C.

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It is home to Charlton Athletic and to Charlton House. It was in this industrialised area that Charlton Athletic F.C. was established in 1905, before moving a short distance to The Valley in 1919.
Charlton Athletic Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Charlton, south-east London.

Charlton House

It is home to Charlton Athletic and to Charlton House. Between 1607 and 1612, Sir Adam Newton, tutor to Prince Henry, eldest son of James I, had a new manor house, Charlton House, built in the village.
Charlton House is a Jacobean building in Charlton, today part of south-east London, but until 1889 in the county of Kent.

Woolwich

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It is located east of Greenwich and west of Woolwich. The nearest areas are Blackheath, Eltham, Greenwich, Kidbrooke, Maze Hill, North Greenwich, Plumstead, Welling, Westcombe Park and Woolwich.
The nearest areas are Abbey Wood, Blackheath, Charlton, Eltham, Greenwich, Kidbrooke, Lewisham, North Woolwich, Plumstead, Shooter's Hill, Thamesmead, Welling and Well Hall.

Royal Borough of Greenwich

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Charlton is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
The name 'Charlton' was briefly considered for the borough.

Kent

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'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in 1855.
These included the towns of Deptford, Greenwich, Woolwich, Lee, Eltham, Charlton, Kidbrooke and Lewisham.

St Luke's Church, Charlton

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On the death of Sir Adam, his executors Peter Newton and David Cunningham of Auchenharvie were charged to rebuild St Luke's Church.
St Luke's Church in Charlton, London, England is an Anglican parish church in the Diocese of Southwark.

John Thorpe

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The Jacobean mansion by architect John Thorpe was never used by the prince, who died in 1612.
He was probably the designer of Charlton House, in Charlton, London; the original Longford Castle, Wiltshire; Condover Hall and the original Holland House, Kensington; and he is said to have been engaged on Rushton Hall, Northamptonshire, and Audley End, Essex (with Bernard Janssens).

Charlton Riverside

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During the 19th century the riverside portion of the area became known as New Charlton.
Charlton Riverside, previously known as New Charlton, is the area along the south bank of the river Thames at Charlton, London, which forms part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

The Valley (London)

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It was in this industrialised area that Charlton Athletic F.C. was established in 1905, before moving a short distance to The Valley in 1919.
The Valley is a 27,111 capacity sports stadium located in Charlton, London, England and has been the home of Charlton Athletic Football Club since 1992.

Greenwich

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It is located east of Greenwich and west of Woolwich. The nearest areas are Blackheath, Eltham, Greenwich, Kidbrooke, Maze Hill, North Greenwich, Plumstead, Welling, Westcombe Park and Woolwich.
Along with Blackheath Westcombe, Charlton, Glyndon, Woolwich Riverside, and Woolwich Common, it elects a Member of Parliament (MP) for Greenwich and Woolwich; currently the MP is Matthew Pennycook.

Sir Adam Newton, 1st Baronet

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Between 1607 and 1612, Sir Adam Newton, tutor to Prince Henry, eldest son of James I, had a new manor house, Charlton House, built in the village.
In 1606 he acquired the manor of Charlton, Kent, where he built Charlton House.

J. Stone & Co

The non-ferrous foundry of J. Stone & Co moved to Charlton from Deptford in 1917, and produced 22,000 propellers for the Royal Navy during World War II (its products being fitted to battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers and numerous smaller vessels), plus propellers and water-tight doors for RMS Queen Mary, RMS Queen Elizabeth and Royal Yacht Britannia.
J. Stone & Co was a British marine and railway engineering company based in Deptford (and later Charlton) in south east London, particularly noted for the manufacture of nails and rivets, Stone-Lloyd watertight ships' doors, brass ships' propellers, iron manhole covers, pumps, and railway carriage electric lighting and air conditioning systems.

Maryon Park

Maryon Park was used as the filming location for the pivotal murder scene in Michelangelo Antonioni's film Blow-Up (1966). Charlton is also home to several parks of varying features, namely Maryon Park, Maryon Wilson Park, Hornfair Park, named in reference to the old Horn Fair, and Charlton Park, which is largely made up of sports pitches or playing fields.
Maryon Park is an urban public park located in Charlton in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Spencer Perceval

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In the early nineteenth century, Spencer Perceval, the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated, was buried at St Luke's church; Perceval's wife having been a member of the Maryon-Wilson family.
Perceval's early childhood was spent at Charlton House, which his father had taken to be near Woolwich docks.

B roads in Zone 2 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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The centre of Charlton, known as Charlton Village, lies on the edge of high ground about 7 miles east-south-east of central London, on the B210.

Charlton railway station

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A minor road called Charlton Church Lane leads north down the hill from St Luke's Church to the station and the A206.
Charlton railway station is a railway station in Charlton, Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Maryon Wilson Park

Charlton is also home to several parks of varying features, namely Maryon Park, Maryon Wilson Park, Hornfair Park, named in reference to the old Horn Fair, and Charlton Park, which is largely made up of sports pitches or playing fields.
Maryon Wilson Park is a public park on Thorntree Road, Charlton, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in south east London.

Conyers baronets

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Upon his death without issue in 1715, his possessions in Charlton and Hampstead passed to the Conyers baronets, and subsequently to the Maryon-Wilson baronets.
The second Baronet married Elizabeth Langhorne, heiress to an estate at Charlton, Kent and his son, the third Baronet inherited that estate in 1714.

Jacobean architecture

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The Jacobean mansion by architect John Thorpe was never used by the prince, who died in 1612.
Other Jacobean buildings of note are Crewe Hall, Cheshire; Hatfield House, Hertfordshire; Knole House, near Sevenoaks in Kent; Charlton House in Charlton, London; Holland House by John Thorpe; Plas Teg near Pontblyddyn, between Wrexham and Mold in Wales; Bank Hall in Bretherton; Castle Bromwich Hall near Solihull; and Lilford Hall in Northamptonshire.

Charlton Park, Greenwich

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Charlton is also home to several parks of varying features, namely Maryon Park, Maryon Wilson Park, Hornfair Park, named in reference to the old Horn Fair, and Charlton Park, which is largely made up of sports pitches or playing fields.
Charlton Park is a public park in Charlton, in south-east London, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Blowup

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Maryon Park was used as the filming location for the pivotal murder scene in Michelangelo Antonioni's film Blow-Up (1966).
The park scenes were at Maryon Park, Charlton, south-east London, and the park has changed little since the film.

Gilbert's Pit

Adjoining Maryon Park is the Gilbert's Pit Site of Special Scientific Interest, which was formerly a major site of sand extraction.
Gilbert's Pit is a 5.2 ha geological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Charlton in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Bermondsey Abbey

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In 1093, the manor of Charlton was given to Bermondsey Abbey by Bishop Robert Bloet of Lincoln.
The manor of Charlton, then in Kent, was given by Bishop Robert Bloet of Lincoln in 1093.

Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich

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Prior to that it was the easternmost part of the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich, which succeeded the Lee, formerly Plumstead, District in 1900.
The borough was formed from four civil parishes: Charlton-next-Woolwich, Deptford St Nicholas, Greenwich and Kidbrooke.

Greenwich Peninsula

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The nearest areas are Blackheath, Eltham, Greenwich, Kidbrooke, Maze Hill, North Greenwich, Plumstead, Welling, Westcombe Park and Woolwich.
To the south is the rest of Greenwich, to the south-east is Charlton.