Kent and Medway's top 30 weird and wonderful place names revealed
What's in a name? Well, if you live in one of Kent's most weird and wonderfully-named places, it might raise a smile.
Along with the common High Streets, Station Roads and Church Lanes, the county is also peppered with roads and villages with amusing names.
Here we have rounded up the top 30 that stand out from the crowd.
They are in no particular order, so leave a comment below to say which is best – or to suggest any others that should have been in the list.
An unusually-named alleyway in Deal
1. Gravelly Bottom Road
This road in Kingswood, Maidstone, sounds painful - and messy.
2. No Name Street
You can't help but wonder if whoever named the streets in Sandwich ran out of steam when they got to this one.
3. Grubb Street
It sounds like this street in Dartford is the place to go if you're feeling hungry.
4. Thong Lane
This lane near Gravesend - and also the name of a hamlet - is definitely worth a crack in the top 30.
5. Hearts Delight
Whoever lives in this area near Sittingbourne must be in line for a sweet time at Valentine's.
6. Horrid Hill
Despite its name, this area along the shore at Riverside Country Park provides good countryside walks.
7. Noah's Ark
If the wet weather gets any worse, this hamlet near Sevenoaks could be the perfect place to head.
8. Plucks Gutter
This hamlet, near Ramsgate, is named after a drainage engineer called Ploeg - the Dutch for plough.
9. Lynsore Bottom
An area of Upper Hardres, in the Canterbury district, this sounds more like a medical condition than a postal address.
Now usually called Oakwell, this address in Hernhill must be one of the rudest-sounding in Kent.
11. Squeeze Gut Alley
Once used by fisherman to reach the beach, this is one of the small alleys that criss-crosses Whitstable - and its name suggests most people have to work sideways due to its narrowness.
12. Cutbush Close
The name of this close near Harrietsham station is not an instruction for gardeners.
13. Badgers Mount
This village near Knockholt might leave some to suggest that what badgers do in their own time is up to them.
14. Small Profits
Not the place to go if you're looking to a make a fast buck, this country lane is in Yalding.
15. Cock Street
The name of this street in Boughton Monchelsea is bound to raise a chuckle - especially among drinkers in The Cock Inn.
16. Sexburga Drive
Sounding like a strange idea for fast food, this road is in Minster on the Isle of Sheppey.
17. Bogshole Lane
This lane in Whitstable sounds like it might be going down the toilet.
18. Dead Cat Alley
If you've got a moggie, this footpath in Tovil, Maidstone, might not be the place to send it.
19. Green Street Green Road
Like New York, this road in Dartford was so good they named it twice.
20. Turnagain Lane
Despite its name, you can't do much turning in this cul-de-sac in central Canterbury - which is only about 30 yards long.
21. Rocky Hill
It's obligatory to run up a flight of steps in a tracksuit when in this Maidstone address.
22. Lewd Lane
Just down the road from Love Lane, in Smarden, this lane proves there are two sides to every romance.
23. Screaming Alley
This alleyway in Ramsgate is not one for the faint-hearted on dark nights.
24. Pennis Lane
You'd have to be careful to spell your address right if you lived in this lane in Longfield.
25. Cockle Swamp Alley
The name of this footpath in Deal begs the question - why would want to swamp cockles and how would you even begin?
26. Dumb Woman's Lane
This amusingly-named lane near Rye is not one for the ladies.
27. Digdog Lane
Presumably this address in the village of Frittenden is perfect for those who dig dogs.
28. Trolling Down Hill
Nothing to do with Twitter trolls, this road is near Darenth Country Park in Dartford.
29. Ticklebelly Alley
You can't help but laugh at the name of this alleyway in Faversham.
30. Pett Bottom
And despite its name, this hamlet near Bridge is most likely not an instruction.
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