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Holloway Road
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Holloway Road

Holloway Road is a common road name and as it may suggest means 'the way in the hollow'; the road name later became the name of the district. The hollow refers to the fact that the hamlets of this area were situated on rather low-lying ground between Highgate and Islington; called le Holeweye in 1307.

Early plans show the station's name as plain HOLLOWAY, but it opened as HOLLOWAY ROAD on 15 December 1906.




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