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Towns, Villages in uk with funny names

(117 Posts)
angelic Tue 11-Jun-19 08:26:25

Time for a giggle

Scratchy Bottom

Grany Tue 11-Jun-19 08:28:34

Water ma Trout

Jangran99 Tue 11-Jun-19 08:34:29

Wyre Piddleand Lower Piddle

Loislovesstewie Tue 11-Jun-19 08:44:11

I read Penistone as penis tone ! My first thought was that the name should be changed, then I realised that it was said differently! It must be me.

Pittcity Tue 11-Jun-19 08:46:09

We live near Fingringhoe which is shortened on a road sign to F'inghoe!

EllanVannin Tue 11-Jun-19 08:48:01

Pratts Bottom---Kent. ( I remember that one )

Nannylovesshopping Tue 11-Jun-19 08:48:21

Messing, near Colchester

MrsEggy Tue 11-Jun-19 08:53:50

Lickey Bottom, near Birmingham.

lovebeigecardigans1955 Tue 11-Jun-19 09:00:22

Shitterton, anyone?

lovebeigecardigans1955 Tue 11-Jun-19 09:00:51

Er, apologies for lowering the tone!

DanniRae Tue 11-Jun-19 09:05:01

Sandy Balls in the New Forest

Littleannie Tue 11-Jun-19 09:08:29

Pant - somewhere in Wales. We always do when we drive past the sign.
Lower Peover in Cheshire.

BradfordLass72 Tue 11-Jun-19 09:15:02

I used to go to folk festivals at Skinners Bottom - lots of bottoms in England.

jenpax Tue 11-Jun-19 09:16:29

Not rude but I like it! Tiptoe in The New Forest

Anniebach Tue 11-Jun-19 09:17:29

Three Cocks

(Pant is Welsh , means valley 😀)

Greyduster Tue 11-Jun-19 09:30:09

Is that near Lickey End, MrsEggy? The address I have always fancied putting on an envelope is Ryme Intrinseca, which is just south of Yeovil.

Nannyxthree Tue 11-Jun-19 09:43:59

Nether Wallop, Wiltshire

JessK Tue 11-Jun-19 09:48:03

Upwey in Dorset - it's pronounced 'Upwee'

Bathsheba Tue 11-Jun-19 09:52:58

All in Cornwall:

Playing Place
Come to Good
London Apprentice
Polly Joke Beach (not a town or village, but thought it worthy of mention smile)

SpringyChicken Tue 11-Jun-19 09:54:31

Crapstone, Devon. Glad I don't live there.

MrsAllboys Tue 11-Jun-19 10:03:27

Lots of Piddles in Dorset😆 but I believe some have been ‘altered’ to Puddle now.

Peewitt52 Tue 11-Jun-19 10:29:54

Wetwang and Willitoft.

EllanVannin Tue 11-Jun-19 10:35:48

This is hilarious.

RobtheFox Tue 11-Jun-19 10:39:21

Excuse me but Nether Wallop is in Hampshire not Wiltshire, Nannyxthree

Willow10 Tue 11-Jun-19 10:45:00

Great post for a wet Tuesday morning. When I was looking for a house,the estate agent wanted to show me one in Titty Ho. I could not face the thought of saying that every time I was asked for my address. Who on earth comes up with these names - what were they thinking? confusedgrin