In Pictures: London's Oddest Street Names

By Londonist Staff Last edited 7 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).

Source Stephen Fry
You can't beat the real thing.
Source Christopherfowler
Bleeding Heart Yard, where Lady Elizabeth Hatton was allegedly murdered in.1626
Source Bundlr
Source Street Wise
Source Weebly
Source Buzzfeed
Source Faithanddavid
Because sometimes it's ridiculous
Source Pinterest
Tasty.
Source Pinterest
Lovely.
Source Pinterest
Hello, KITT?
Source Placeilive
Nom.
Source Fotolibra
Named for the birds. The birds!
Source Secretldn
See what you tried to do there
Source Flickriver
Shame it's not a crescent....
Source Ink361
For a whole street of clothes...
Source Pinterest
Source Pinterest
Snigger.
Source Pinterest
Arf.
Source Antlomas123
Brilliant.
Source Pinkjulep
Inspired.
Source Toodalookatie
Fancy living here?
Source Thatsnotmyage

Last Updated 20 March 2017