This post was most recently updated on March 15th, 2019
This small village in the county of Devon is a situated mile away from Yelverton. For a brief period, it was the home of essayist Christopher Hitchens, who has written that he yearned to move away from the place as an adult so that his schoolmates would stop teasing him about it.
This is by no means a definitive list of strange English place names. A cursory glance at a map of Britain will reveal other such gems, like Manly View, Bushy Gap, Indian Queens, Blubberhouses and a lot more. There is no denying that the long and varied history of the country has given birth to some of the strangest and funniest sounding place names ever.