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In Pictures: London's Oddest Street Names

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

Last Updated 20 March 2017