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Charlton, Greenwich

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Charlton, Greenwich

Charlton is a former village, now a district, in south-east London, England, and part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is located 7.2 miles east-southeast of Charing Cross. 'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in 1855. It is home to Charlton Athletic F.C. and the location of Charlton House.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyGreenwich
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ4178
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Charlton, Greenwich has been known in the past

Charleton ~ Charlton Junction ~ Charlton New ~ Charlton Next Woolwich ~ Charlton Old ~ New Charlton ~ Old Charlton

Charlton, Greenwich in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Charlton, Old, eccl. dist. and vil., Charlton next Woolwich par., W. Kent, pop. 4880; P.O., T.O. Charlton House is in the vicinity of vil.

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