Funny and Rude UK Place Names

You knew there were some provocative place names in the United Kingdom. Now we have a definitive (and long) list of funny place names in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland all in one place. Here is a small sample:
Titley Close, London
Swallow Passage, London
Bachelors Bump, Essex, UK
Crapstone, Devon
Fanny Hands Lane, Lincolnshire
Golden Balls, Oxfordshire, UK
Hornyold Road, Malvern Wells, UK
Lower Swell, Gloucestershire
North Piddle, Worcestershire
Scratchy Bottom, Dorset, UK
Wetwang, East Yorkshire
Boysack, Angus, Scotland
East Breast, Inverclyde
Bullyhole Bottom, Monmouthshire, Wales

Go pick out your favorites at Anglotopia. Link -Thanks, Jonathan!

(Image credit: Flickr user Mark Robinson)

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As a UK resident I've personally found the towns/villages of Hope ("Well, we live in Hope.") and Clowne, both in Derbyshire.

Clowne even has a fire station - with a sign outside saying "Clowne Fire Station". I was laughing too hard to take a picture.
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One can only wonder why some of these haven't been changed. Yikes. I can only imagine having to use Scratchy Bottom, for one, as my return address. I'd move. Or never buy there in the first place. gack.
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