In Pictures: London's Oddest Street Names

By Londonist Staff Last edited 9 months ago
In Pictures: London's Oddest Street Names

London's a fascinating city with a distinctly chequered history. Some of that peculiar past is reflected in its street names. Here are some of our favourites (some of which are on the rude side — you've been warned).

Shame it's not a crescent....
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Named for the birds. The birds!
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Bleeding Heart Yard, where Lady Elizabeth Hatton was allegedly murdered in.1626
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Tasty.
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Snigger.
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For a whole street of clothes...
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Lovely.
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You can't beat the real thing.
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Nom.
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See what you tried to do there
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Because sometimes it's ridiculous
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Hello, KITT?
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Arf.
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Brilliant.
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Inspired.
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Fancy living here?
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Last Updated 20 March 2017