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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).

Tasty.
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Named for the birds. The birds!
Source Secretldn
Source Weebly
Hello, KITT?
Source Placeilive
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
Lovely.
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Snigger.
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Source Street Wise
Nom.
Source Fotolibra
Because sometimes it's ridiculous
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Laycock Street, Islington
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Source Faithanddavid
Shame it's not a crescent....
Source Ink361
Arf.
Source Antlomas123
Brilliant.
Source Pinkjulep
Inspired.
Source Toodalookatie
Fancy living here?
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Last Updated 20 March 2017