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Shoulder Of Mutton Alley, Tower Hamlets, London, England E14..

Shoulder of Mutton Alley - London Funny - ususual - weird - street names. Street names that sadly no longer exist include Shiteburn Lane, Pissing Alley, and more than one Gropecunt Lane, which as the name might suggest, was associated with prostitution.

Pudding Lane EC3, London by Jamie Barras, via Flickr, where the Great Fire of London started in a bakery in 1666.

Pudding Lane, London, where the Great fire of London started in a bakery in 1666 Photo by Jamie Barras

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Ha-ha Road, Greenwich, London SE18.  Obviously runs along (what used to be) a ha-ha ditch marking a boundary.

What’s so funny about Ha Ha Road?

Ha-ha Road, Greenwich, London Obviously runs along (what used to be) a ha-ha ditch marking a boundary.

Did you know the name Piccadilly was an insult or that Aldgate was long   associated with ale drinkers? Caroline Taggart unearths the meanings   behind London's unusual place names.

The surprising reasons behind London's oldest place names

The surprising reasons behind London's oldest place names Did you know the name Piccadilly was an insult or that Aldgate was long associated with ale drinkers? Caroline Taggart unearths the meanings behind London's unusual place names.

Bear Gardens, Southwark, London,  is now one of the only clues pointing to a violent sport which once took part on this stretch of the Thames, bear- baiting. This area offered some of the most bloody and popular games in the 16th century, but by the 18th century interest had begun to dwindle (thank God) and the bear gardens were closed

The secrets of London's Square Mile

Bear Gardens, Southwark, London, is now one of the only clues pointing to a violent sport which once took part on this stretch of the Thames, bear- baiting. This area offered some of the most bloody and popular games in the 16th century, but by the 18th century interest had begun to dwindle (thank God) and the bear gardens were closed

Hanging Sword Alley - London, England / Photo by Maggie Jones

Hanging Sword Alley - London, England / Photo by Maggie Jones

Rotten Row in London - still one of the most famous places to ride horseback in the world.

Rotten Row in London - still one of the most famous places to ride horseback in…

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