South Charlton

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South Charlton Church

South Charlton is a small village in the English county of Northumberland, five miles (8 km) north-west of Alnwick, in the civil parish of Eglingham.

The parish church of St. James, South Charlton was built in 1862 by James Deason of London for the 4th Duke of Northumberland, in an Early English style. It is a Grade II listed building.[1]

Heiferlaw Tower

Two miles (3.2 km) south-east of the village, on the slopes of Heifer Law, is Heiferlaw Tower, a ruined fifteenth-century pele tower built by the monks of Alnwick Abbey.[2]

Notable people[edit]

  • Harold Fawcus (1876–1947), British Army general and first-class cricketer


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Coordinates: 55°28′25″N 1°44′33″W / 55.473600°N 1.742363°W / 55.473600; -1.742363