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Bradshaw’s Guide


Charlton is a small village, most pleasantly situated, and remarkable for the numerous picturesque villas and residences it contains. From its being in the vicinity of Woolwich, and its charming neighbourhood, it is much frequented whenever a review or other military spectacle attracts visitors from town.

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Places nearby

  • Berkshire : Windsor

    The seat of her majesty the Queen, and of her ancestors from the period of the Conquest. Eton College also is within a short distance.

  • Hertfordshire : St. Albans

    This ancient town of Herts, should be visited for its venerable abbey church, and that of St. Michael’s, which contains an excellent full-length statue of Lord Bacon.

  • Kent : Maidstone

    The capital of Kent, on the Medway, and in a tract of land of great fertility, among orchards, hop grounds, and woodlands.