In Pictures: London's Oddest Street Names

By Londonist Staff Last edited 17 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).

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

Last Updated 20 March 2017