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Deptford Bridge
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Deptford Bridge


Deptford Bridge. Deptford was recorded as Depeford in 1293 and the name is self explanatory from the Old English deop and ford - means 'the Deep ford', from the location of the land. The bridge crosses the Ravensbourne River and maybe the Romans built a bridge here, which was later destroyed by the Danes. A wooden bridge was built here in the 14th century and was replaced by a stone bridge in 1809.

The station was opened on 20 November 1999.






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