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Southwark


Southwark lies on the south side of the Thames. A stone bridge was built here over the river, probably by the Romans soon after they landed in AD43. Called Suthriganawoerc in the 10th century - meaning 'fort of the men of Surrey'. It was recorded as Sudwerca in the Domesday Book - meaning 'southern defensive work or fort', from the Old English suth and weorc.

The station opened as SOUTHWARK on 20 November 1999.





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