London’s Filthiest Place Names Revealed


OMG why did they call it that?

I dunno it must be my horrible imagination but it seems there are some extremely rude place names in London. An hour’s search on Google Maps turned up these, all in London:

Back Passage, EC1

Clitterhouse Road, Barnet NW1

Shepherd’s Bush

Dongola Road, Newham

Stayner’s Road, Tower Hamlets

The Fanny on the Hill

The Fanny on the Hill

The Fanny on the Hill pub, Welling

The Bird in Hand pubs (several across London)

Dick Lane, Cranleigh

Tooley Street, SE1

Pratt Street, Camden

Cock Lane, Holborn

Tollet Street, Tower Hamlets

tollet_streetTrump Street, Cheapside

Wood Rise, Hillingdon

Penistone Road, Streatham

Cold Blow Lane, Deptford

Prince Albert Road – ouch!

St. John’s Wood – ooh he was a saucy one, that St. John

Do you live in a place with a name that raises a cheap laugh every time you say it?

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