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unusual/funny village names

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Valerie Report 13 May 2013 17:50

have been travelling recently and have been struck by some signposts i have seen with unusual/funny village names.
my current favourites are ryme intrinsica dorset, up sydling dorset, duntisbourne leer gloucestershire and tadpole bridge on the oxfordshire/berkshire borders that is also on the thames.

would love to hear of any others


Cooper Report 13 May 2013 17:54

We saw a sign for Six Mile Bottom, on the way to Cambridge :-D


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 13 May 2013 18:01

Upper Dicker and Lower Dicker in West Sussex....l went to one of them at a bingo evening when l was a littlie:))....a good few yrs ago

Also Solomons Tump Glouc, passed the signloads of times:))



George Report 13 May 2013 18:08

There's a village in south east London called Pratts Bottom :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D
it used to be in Kent but boundaries have since been moved, it's not far from Biggin Hill.

George :-) :-)


RolloTheRed Report 13 May 2013 18:09


GeordiePride Report 13 May 2013 18:13

Two areas in Newcastle called LONGBENTON and TWO BALL LONNEN



BarbinSGlos Report 13 May 2013 18:22

It cant even be called a Hamlet just a few rows of cottages in Yatton Kynell, Chippenham

Called Tiddlywinks. How cute is that :-D


GinN Report 13 May 2013 18:46

A village near Durham is called Pity Me. As I went through on a bus, I often wondered why!


Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 13 May 2013 19:13

Great Bradley in Suffolk is not a funny village name but when someone put Wiggins after the name it amused me :-D


Mayfield Report 13 May 2013 19:32

Yes George and it's right next door to Badgers Mount :-D



maggiewinchester Report 13 May 2013 20:01

One of my grans was brought up in Pennycomequick in Devon


Robert Report 13 May 2013 20:07

The village of No Place in County Durham.


BarbinSGlos Report 13 May 2013 20:17

Hi Barry, yep West Country and I went to a dance at the Colerne camp in the 60,s I think I had one too many tipples too LOL. The lads were lovely and I do remember that quite clearly :-D :-D

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 13 May 2013 20:22

Worlds End is in Hampshire



McB Report 13 May 2013 20:24


Near Cardiff

Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 13 May 2013 21:46

one of my relatives stated they came from Pity Me.... i thought it was a typo..... :-D


GlasgowLass Report 13 May 2013 21:52

One of my favourites is Auchenshuggle (East End of Glasgow)

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 13 May 2013 22:04

Ham is near Sandwich in Kent.



JackBunion Report 13 May 2013 22:05

Lower Peover used to be about halfway between Wolverhampton and Preston on old road before M6 was built. And Pidley near St Ives in Cambs.

Between Elstree and Potters Bar there is a Trotters Bottom. I was driving that way one morning to work, and radio announcer on LBC said "Car Reg No B432DUV has phoned it to say he is stuck in a traffic jam in Trotters Bottom near Cuffley" Fortunately queue was in other direction to me, so I and quite a few drivers gave the poor so and so a hoot and a wave as we sailed past his jam :-D


GinN Report 13 May 2013 22:05

I rather like Six Mile Bottom in Cambs.