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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.

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

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

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Love Lane, City

Bird-in-Bush Road, Peckham (C) Stephen Craven :: Geograph Britain and Ireland

An old style road name plate for this curiously named street. For context, see

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Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom, 2015, photograph by Matthew Idea.

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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

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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

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.

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