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Felltram Way is one of the streets of London in the SE7 postal area.



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VIEW THE CHARLTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHARLTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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Charlton

'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.

Charlton is recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book as Cerletone. It is formed from Old English 'ceorl' and 'tun' and means 'farmstead of the freemen or peasants'. It is a common English placename and the parish was also known as Charlton next Woolwich to distinguish it from Charlton by Dover, also in Kent.

In 1093, the manor of Charlton was given to Bermondsey Abbey by Bishop Robert Bloet of Lincoln. In 1268, the Abbey was granted a Monday market at Charlton, as well as an annual fair of three days, centred on Trinity Sunday, the eighth Sunday after Easter.

In the early 18th century, Charlton was described by Daniel Defoe as:
a village famous, or rather infamous for the yearly collected rabble of mad-people, at Horn-Fair; the rudeness of which I cannot but think, is such as ought to be suppressed, and indeed in a civiliz'd well govern'd nation, it may well be said to be unsufferable. The mob indeed at that time take all kinds of liberties, and the women are especially impudent for that day; as if it was a day that justify'd the giving themselves a loose to all manner of indecency and immodesty, without any reproach, or without suffering the censure which such behaviour would deserve at another time. (from A Tour through Great Britain).

The North Kent Line was extended in 1849, via Charlton, to London.

Apart from the Thames Barrier and The Valley, the area's most notable feature is Charlton House, a Jacobean mansion by architect John Thorpe, built for Sir Adam Newton between 1607 and 1612. Sir Adam was tutor to Prince Henry, son of King James I of England, and was also responsible for building nearby St Luke's Church. On the death of Adam Newton, his executors Peter Newton and David Cunningham, 1st Baronet of Auchinhervie were charged to rebuild St Luke's. The church is the burial place of Spencer Perceval (1762–1812), the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated, and of murdered civil servant Edward Drummond. Sir William Langhorne, 1st Baronet, is also buried there. On the northern edge of the garden of Charlton House is a mulberry tree planted in 1608 by order of King James in an effort to cultivate silkworms.

Later, Charlton House became the home of the Maryon-Wilson family, after whom a nearby park is named (another park in Charlton, Maryon Park, also named after the family, was the location for Antonioni's 1966 film Blow-Up). Since 1925, the house has been owned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich and has functioned as a library and community centre.

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, held in October, for which Charlton was renowned in previous centuries, and Charlton Park, which is largely made up of sports pitches or playing fields. Maryon Park provided the location for the classic 1960s movie Blow-Up.

The contemporary population is a mixture of long established families, young professionals, and various ethnic groups, and has become very accessible for commuters in recent times due to its proximity to North Greenwich tube station, Woolwich Arsenal station, Greenwich's Cutty Sark DLR station, Canary Wharf itself, and rail links to central London. Charlton Riverside houses many larger shops, the cinema just over the border of the Greenwich Peninsula, as well as being close to The O2 arena and Canary Wharf.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Blackheath High School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18.
Cardwell Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Charlton:   '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.
Charlton Park Academy:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
East Greenwich Pleasaunce:   
Fossdene Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Greenwich Steiner School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 14. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Halstow Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Hornfair Park:   
Invicta Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lyle Park:   
Maryon Park:   
Maryon Wilson Animal Park:   
Mulgrave Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Mulgrave Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Pound Park Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 4.
Pound Park Nursery School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Royal Greenwich Trust School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Sherington Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sherington Primary School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Thames Barrier:   The Thames Barrier is the world’s second-largest movable flood barrier (after the Oosterscheldekering in the Netherlands).
The Pointer School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Thorntree Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Woodhill Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Prison hulk at Woolwich:   The only known photograph of a prison hulks moored at Woolwich. This photo was taken just before they were removed in 1856.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A102, SE3 · Alamaro Lodge, SE10 · Aldeburgh Street, SE10 · Aldington Road, SE18 · Angerstein Business Park, SE10 · Antelope Road, SE18 · Banchory Road, SE3 · Barney Close, SE7 · Beacham Close, SE7 · Beaconsfield Close, SE3 · Beaconsfield Road, SE3 · Bellfield Close, SE3 · Belvedere Mews, SE3 · Bernard Ashley Drive, SE7 · Blackwall Tunnel Approach, SE3 · Blackwall Tunnel Approach, SE7 · Blacwall Tunnel Approach, SE3 · Boneta Road, SE18 · Borgard Road, SE18 · Bow Water Road, SE18 · Bowater Place, SE3 · Bowater Road, SE18 · Bowling Green Row, SE18 · Bradfield Road, E16 · Bradfields Road, E16 · Bramshot Avenue, SE7 · Bramshot Road, SE3 · Bramshot Road, SE7 · Brewhouse Road, SE18 · Broadbridge Close, SE3 · Brocklebank Road, SE7 · Bugsbys Way, SE7 · Cable Depot, SE18 · Calydon Road, SE7 · Cambridge Barracks Road, SE18 · Cannon Place, SE7 · Carr Grove, SE18 · Cemetery Lane, SE18 · Cemetery Lane, SE7 · Charleton Church Lane, SE7 · Charlton Church Lane, SE7 · Charlton Lane, SE7 · Charlton Park Care Home, SE7 · Charlton Park Lane, SE7 · Charlton Park Road, SE7 · Charlton Road, SE3 · Chevening Road, SE10 · Chilver Street, SE10 · Church Hill, SE18 · Churchill Court, SE18 · Cleveley Close, SE7 · Clevely Close, SE7 · Coleraine Road, SE3 · Combedale Road, SE10 · Commercial Way, SE10 · Commonwealth Buildings, SE18 · Couthurst Road, SE3 · Coxmount Road, SE7 · Craigerne Road, SE3 · Dairy Lane, SE18 · Defiance Walk, E16 · Defiance Walk, SE18 · Delacourt Road, SE3 · Denham Street, SE10 · Dockyard Industrial Estate, SE18 · Dornberg Close, SE3 · Dornberg Road, SE3 · Dupree Road, SE7 · Eastcombe Avenue, SE3 · Eastcombe Avenue, SE7 · Eastmoor Place, SE7 · Erwood Road, SE7 · Eversley Road, SE7 · Fairfield Grove, SE7 · Fairthorn Road, SE7 · Faraday Way, SE18 · Farmdale Road, SE10 · Fearon Street, SE10 · Felltram Way, SE10 · Felltram Way, SE7 · Ferndale Court, SE3 · Ferranti Close, SE18 · Flamsteed Road, SE7 · Fletching Road, SE7 · Floyd Road, SE7 · Frances Street, SE18 · Frank Burton Close, SE7 · Furzefield Road, SE3 · Gallon Close, SE7 · Glenalvon Way, SE18 · Glenluce Road, SE3 · Godfrey Road, SE18 · Gooding House, SE7 · Gorman Road, SE18 · Green Chain, SE7 · Greenbay Road, SE7 · Greenroof Way, SE10 · Greenwich Shopping Park, SE7 · Guild Road, SE7 · Gurdon Road, SE7 · Halstow Road, SE10 · Halstow Road, SE3 · Harlinger Street, SE18 · Harrington Way, SE18 · Harvey Gardens, SE7 · Hassendean Road, SE3 · Heathway, SE3 · Heathwood Gardens, SE7 · Herringham Road, E16 · Herringham Road, SE7 · Hickin Close, SE7 · Hill Reach, SE18 · Hill Reach, SE7 · Holmwood Villas, SE7 · Holywell Close, SE3 · Hopedale Road, SE7 · Horn Lane, SE10 · Horn Link Way, SE10 · Horn Link Way, SE7 · Humber Road, SE10 · Humber Road, SE3 · Ingleside Grove, SE3 · Inigo Jones Road, SE7 · Invicta Road, SE3 · Joyce Page Close, SE7 · Kashmir Road, SE7 · Kemsing Road, SE10 · Kidd Place, SE7 · Kingsman Parade, SE18 · Kingsman Street, SE18 · Kinveachy Gardens, SE7 · Kirkside Road, SE3 · Lambourne Place, SE3 · Lancey Close, SE7 · Langton Way, SE3 · Lansdowne Lane, SE7 · Lansdowne Mews, SE7 · Lansdowne Workshops, SE7 · Leda Road, SE18 · Little Heath, SE7 · Lizban Street, SE3 · Lombard Wall, SE7 · Lyveden Road, SE3 · Marine Drive, SE18 · Marybank, SE18 · Maryon Grove, SE18 · Maryon Grove, SE7 · Maryon Road, SE18 · Maryon Road, SE7 · Mast Quay, SE18 · Maud Cashmore Way, SE18 · Mayhill Road, SE7 · McCall Crescent, SE7 · Meridian Road, SE7 · Mudlarks Boulevard, E16 · Mudlarks Boulevard, SE10 · Mulgrave Road, SE18 · Mycenae Road, SE3 · New Lidenburg Commercial Estate, SE7 · New Lydenburg Street, SE7 · Ogilby Street, SE18 · Old Dover Road, SE3 · Old Road, SE3 · Ormiston Road, SE10 · Osier Lane, SE10 · Parish Wharf, SE18 · Park DRive, SE7 · Peartree Way, SE10 · Peartree Way, SE7 · Pellipar Road, SE18 · Penhall Road, SE7 · Peninsular Park Road, SE7 · Pett Street, SE18 · Pleasaunce Mansions, SE10 · Pound Park Road, SE7 · Prince Henry Road, SE7 · Prospect Vale, SE18 · Prospect Vale, SE7 · Rainton Road, SE7 · Ramac Way, SE7 · Ransom Walk, SE7 · Rathmore Road, SE7 · Rectory Place, SE18 · Red Barracks Road, SE18 · Renaissance Walk, SE10 · Resolution Walk, SE18 · Reynolds Place, SE3 · Rideout Street, SE18 · Riverside, SE7 · Rochester Way Relief Road, SE3 · Rosse Mews, SE3 · Rush Grove Street, SE18 · Rushgrove Street, SE18 · Ruston Road, SE18 · Ruthin Road, SE3 · Saint Johns Park, SE3 · Sam Bartram Close, SE7 · Samuel Close, SE18 · Samuel Street, SE18 · Sandpit Place, SE7 · Sandtoft Road, SE7 · Sherington Road, SE7 · Shooters Hill Road, SE18 · Shooters Hill Road, SE3 · Shooters Hill Road, SE7 · Siebert Road, SE3 · Siemens Road, SE18 · Spindle Close, SE18 · St Georges Hall, SE10 · St Johns Park, SE3 · St Mary Street, SE18 · St Pauls Close, SE7 · Station Crescent, SE3 · Station Cresent, SE3 · Station Terrace Mews, SE3 · Stone Late Retail Park, SE7 · Stratheden Parade, SE3 · Stratheden Road, SE3 · Sun Lane, SE3 · Sunbury Street, SE18 · Sunfields Place, SE3 · Swan Road, SE18 · Tamar Street, SE7 · Thames Barrier Approach, SE18 · The Heights, SE7 · The Village, SE7 · Thorntree Road, SE7 · Thyme Close, SE3 · Tivoli Gardens, SE18 · Torrance Close, SE7 · Unity Way, E16 · Unity Way, SE18 · Valley Grove, SE7 · Vanbrugh Park, SE3 · Venus Road, SE18 · Vicarage Avenue, SE3 · Warspite Road, E16 · Warspite Road, SE18 · Westcombe Hill, SE10 · Westcombe Hill, SE3 · Westfield Street, SE18 · Westminster Industrial Estate, SE18 · Westmoor Street, SE7 · Westmoor, SE7 · Whitby Road, SE18 · Willoughby Way, SE7 · Willow Lane, SE18 · Wolfe Crescent, SE7 · Wolffe Gardens, E15 · Woodhill, SE18 · Woodland Terrace, SE7 · Woodrow Business Centre, SE18 · Woodrow, SE18 · Woodville Close, SE3 · Woolwich Church Street, SE18 · Woolwich Road, SE18 · Woolwich Road, SE7 · Woowich Road, SE10 · Wyndcliff Road, SE7 · Yateley Street, SE18 · Yateley Street, SE7 ·
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