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Barons CourtBarons Court. Unlike Earl's Court this name has no connection with the law, or the nobility, but was so named after an estate that extends from the District Line to Perham Road to the south. The estate was planned by Sir William Palliser and built at the end of the 19th century.

The name was fabricated-perhaps in allusion to the title of Court Baron then held by the Lord of the Manor or because Earl's Court was the name of a nearby district. The station was opened as BARONS COURT on 9 October 1905.

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