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Ravenscourt Park


Ravenscourt Park was the manor granted to Alice Perrers, the notorious favourite of Edward III (reigned 1327-77). It was known as Palyngewyk in 1270 (later Padingwick) and in 1819 a Raven's Court House was recorded in the area, but the history of this modern name is unknown. The Park lies opposite the station along Paddenswick Road.

The station was opened as SHAFTESBURY ROAD by the London & South Western Railway on 1 April 1873. It was re-named RAVENSCOURT PARK on 1 March 1888. First used by Underground trains on 1 June 1877.




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