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TitleSt Luke's Church
SummaryWhile St Luke's Church, the Parish Church for Charlton, has been mentioned as early as 1077, the present church was built in 1630 with funds left by Charlton House's owner Sir Adam Newton.
AddressCharlton Church Lane
London SE7 7AA
Map reference
Websitehttp://www.achurchnearyou.com/charlton-st-luke-holy-trinity/
DescriptionSpencer Perceval (1762-1812), the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated, is buried here, and you can find Sir Francis Chantry's sculpture of him in the church. There is also an impressive monument to Sir Henry Newton, as well as memorials to various military figures.
Access informationFull wheelchair access.
Opening hoursSunday 9am to 12pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 2pm.
All other times by appointment only.
Telephone020 8858 8175

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