Following on from our Pulitzer-demanding investigation into the most depressing street names in our city, we asked you to share your favourite rude appellations. You were truly fecund. London, it seems, is a city where lewdness lurks at every corner.
Places named after gentlemen's bits
Laycock Street, Islington
Penistone Road, Streatham
Ennis Road (bit desperate, that one)
Balls Pond Road, Hackney
Cock Lane, City
Cock Pond, Clapham Common
(And several other Cockish variations.)
Bellenden Road, Peckham
Helmet Row, Old Street
White Knobs Way, Caterham (just outside London but within the M25)
Bellestaines Pleasaunce (Chingford, curse those extraneous 'e's)
Peckermans Wood, Sydenham
Places named after ladies' bits
Melon Road, Peckham and Leytonstone
Clitterhouse Road, Barnet
Places named after gender-neutral, yet still rude anatomy
Back Passage, City of London
The Ring, Hyde Park
The Butts and Upper Butts, Brentford
Newington Butts, Walworth
Places named after lewd activities and professions
Cold Blow Lane, New Cross
Cumming Street, Islington
Ogle Street, Fitzrovia
Hooker's Road, Walthamstow
Bird-in-Hand Passage, Forest Hill
Copping Close, Croydon
Swallow Street, off Regent Street
Add further suggestions in the comments, and we'll update this definitive list of street smut.
See also: London's rudest Victorian window etchings (discretely obscene).
Top image by UltraBobban in the Londonist Flickr pool.