St John the Baptist

The church adjoins the gates of Charlton Park.

Charlton, Wiltshire

Opening times

Normally open.


SN16 7DF

The church is mainly 14th century although much restored in the 17th. There is a good monument of 1598 to Sir Henry Knyvett as well as later memorials to the Earls of Suffolk and Berkshire.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Café within 500m

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Church of England

Contact information

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St John the Baptist

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