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Question 1: It is located 10 miles (16.1 km) south-southwest of ________, situated in the valley of the River Wandle, one of the sources of which is Carshalton Ponds in the centre of the village.
WestminsterCharing CrossSohoPaddington

Question 2: Just outside the churchyard wall is a spring locally known as "________'s Well".
Catherine ParrElizabeth WoodvilleAnne BoleynCatherine Howard

Question 3: The village lay within the ________ administrative division of Wallington hundred.
AnglesAnglo-SaxonsFrisiansGermanic peoples

Question 4: In his book History of the Worthies of England, the 17th century historian ________ refers to Carshalton for its walnuts and trout.
Ralph Hopton, 1st Baron HoptonQueens' College, CambridgeOliver CromwellThomas Fuller

Question 5: It grew up around the railway station which was named after Beeches Avenue, the street in which it is located; which, in turn, is named after the ________ trees which line it.
BeechFagus sylvaticaNothofagusFagus grandifolia

Question 6: Carshalton has two football clubs: ________ (home ground at The War Memorial Sports Ground, Colston Avenue) and Carshalton FC (at Beddington Park).
Tonbridge Angels F.C.Sutton United F.C.Carshalton Athletic F.C.Cray Wanderers F.C.

Question 7: The current church contains 12th century work but has been much extended over the centuries; most dramatically in 1891 when a new nave and north ________ were added.
AisleGothic architectureBath, SomersetApse

Question 8: [3] Prior to the ________ it is recorded that there were five manors in this location owned by five freemen.
Norman conquest of EnglandEnglandHistory of EnglandKingdom of England

Question 9: See the ________ article for notable individuals in the whole borough.
London Borough of HackneyLondon Borough of SuttonLondon Borough of Tower HamletsLondon Borough of Barnet

Question 10: It was planned as a multi-purpose building, however, and also contains an orangery, a saloon and a bathroom which retains original ________ tiles.
The HagueLeidenRotterdamDelft
















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