Charlton Kings

Charlton Kings is a suburb of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. The area constitutes a civil parish. Prior to the Local Government Act 1972 coming into force on April 1, 1974, it had been an urban district. Its population is just over 10,000. The River Chelt enters the suburb of Charlton Kings from the easterly direction. The Cotswold Way National Trail is on its eastern boundary and runs alongside Dowdeswell Reservoir dam and Woods.

It is in the heart of the Cotswolds with beautiful surroundings. Lineover Wood SSSI lies on the Cotswold District side of the eastern boundary. Charlton Kings Common and Leckhampton Hill are designated an SSSI by Natural England.

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Famous People With A Connection To Charlton Kings
... Sydney Dobell, a poet moved to Charlton Kings in 1840 and regarded Charlton Kings as "home above any other place" ... Cecil Day-Lewis, Poet Laureate lived in Charlton Kings between 1931 and 1938, and taught at Cheltenham College ... Gordon was baptised at St Mary's Church, Charlton Kings, in 1833 ...
Balcarras School - History
... to pupils on 2 September 1986 replacing Charlton Kings County Secondary School, which was closed as part of a secondary education re-organisation scheme in ... It also gave birth to a new comprehensive school in Charlton Kings, Balcarras, with an intake between the ages of 11 and 18 ... and the vicar of Charlton Kings dedicated a sun-dial in commemoration of the occasion ...
List Of Schools In Cheltenham
51.88750 -2.09972 (Bettridge School) co-located with Belmont and Cheltenham Bournside Charlton Kings Infants' School primary 51°53′00″N 002°03′05″W / 51.88333°N 2.05139°W / 51.88333 -2.05139 ...
Charlton Kings Railway Station - History
... From 1891, Charlton Kings station was also served by trains on the Midland and South Western Junction Railway line, which branched off the Banbury and Cheltenham line at ... Charlton Kings was a small station with a wooden building ... But traffic declined rapidly after the Second World War, and Charlton Kings also faced competition from road transport services ...
Charlton Kings Railway Station
... Charlton Kings railway station was a small station in Gloucestershire serving the village of Charlton Kings and the southern outskirts of Cheltenham Spa ...

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