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Residents of Bell End call for change to their 'embarrassing' street name !
08/01/2018
12:30 pm
SlagLane
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Here’s a Monday chuckle for everyone

Residents of Bell End call for change to their ’embarrassing’ street name http://www.telegraph.co.uk/new…..reet-name/

The residents even claim the street name is driving down house prices, saying that semi-detached houses in Bell End are valued at around £60,000 less than the £186,000 odd fetched by similar properties on nearby Uplands Avenue !!!

Britain’s rudest place names

  1. Cocks, Cornwall
  2. Minge Lane, Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire, England
  3. Tickle C.ock Bridge, W Yorks
  4. Twatt, Shetland (note, there is another Twatt in Orkney)
  5. Sandy Balls, New Forest, Hampshire
  6. Fingringhoe, Essex, England
  7. Back Passage, City of London, an alleyway in the EC1 postal district
  8. Shitterton, Dorset, England
  9. Slag Lane, Merseyside, a residential street in Haydock, England
  10. Hole of Horcum, North York Moors, England
  11. Fanny Hands Lane, Lincolnshire, England
  12. Inchinnan Drive, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  13. Cockshoot Close, Oxfordshire, England
  14. Funbag Drive, Watford, England
  15. Fanny Avenue, Derbyshire, England
  16. Beaver Close, Surrey, England
  17. D.ick Court, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  18. Felch Square, Powys, Wales
  19. Lickfold, West Sussex, England
  20. Rimswell, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
  21. Spanker Lane, Nether Heage, Derbyshire
  22. Cocknmouth Close, West End, Surrey
  23. Friars’ Entry, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
  24. Butt Hole Road, Conisbrough, South Yorkshire
  25. Cockermouth, Allerdale, Cumbria
  26. Fine Bush Lane, Ruislip
  27. Ladygate Lane, Ruislip
  28. Hornyold Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, England
  29. Crotch Crescent, Marston, Oxford, England
  30. Cumming Court, Pitville, Gloucestershire, England

Thinking about it, if I found my dream home I don’t think a dodgy street name would put me off – How about you? And can anyone add to the list above? Wink

10/01/2018
9:58 pm
David Price
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‘Spanker Lane’ sounds an exciting place to live!

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