Pictures of Buildings from Bygone Days

Many of the buildings shown here are still standing and occupied. Although modifications may have been carried out over the years, in many cases the original structures are still clearly identifiable.









Aerial view showing Charlton Church, the Old Schoolroom, the Old Vicarage and the old Bakery







Charlton Manor House in its prime, the former home of the Dingley family, who 

lived in Charlton for around 400 years







Garden Cottage in the late 1960s, showing the now ruined manor house in the centre background








Charlton Manor House now derelict, prior to demolition in the 1970s.

The development known as "The Dovecote" was later built on the site












The Old Vicarage c.1950's, demolished in the 1990s to make way for new houses, including sheltered accomodation for the elderly









Yew Tree Cottage in its original form,

once part of a complex including barns

and a rickyard
















Interior of St John The Evangelist church

in 1877









The old ford on Brook Lane.

"Stocky Brook" is now known as

"Merry Brook"









Another view of the ford, with

Donald and Arthur Crowley

in the background









Old houses on The Strand






Building which later became the village Post Office (and regular source of sweets for children getting on and off the various school buses). Now converted to two dwellings










Old barn at Whitehouse farm










Church cottages in Ryden Lane c.1920s










The Gardeners Arms

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