Origins of London Street Names - Places beginning with E

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  • Earl Street

    Millbank, Westminster (SW1) Named after the Earl of Romney, who owned the property. (Reference: Timbs's... more »
  • Earls Court

    Kensington (SW5) Named after the residence of the Lords of the Manor (the Veres, Earls... more »
  • Eastcheap

    City (EC3) Took its name from a market anciently there kept for the serving of... more »
  • East Smithfield

    City, Little Tower Hill (E1) Here Edmund Spenser, the poet, was born. (Reference: Jesse's London,... more »
  • Ebury Street

    Pimlico (SW1) Tennyson stayed at No. 42 in this street in 1847.... more »
  • Eccleston Street

    Buckingham Palace Road (SW1) Named from Eccleston in Cheshire, a seat of the Dukes of... more »
  • Eden Street

    13, Hampstead Road (NW1) Here were the "Adam and Eve" Teagardens, hence the name of... more »
  • Edgware Road

    Marble Arch (W2) The road to Edgware. A very ancient thoroughfare continuing Watling Street, the... more »
  • Effra Road

    Brixton (SW2) Named from the little River Effra, a stream which is not now visible.... more »
  • Elm Court

    Inner Temple (EC4) Lord Keeper Guildford first commenced practice here, and in this court the... more »
  • Elm Tree Road

    St. John's Wood (NW8) Tom Hood, author of "The Dream of Eugene Aram," "The Song... more »
  • Ely Place

    1, Charterhouse Street, Holborn (EC1) The site of the town-house of the Bishops of Ely.... more »
  • Endsleigh Gardens

    St. Pancras (WC1) Christina Rossetti at one time lived at No. 5.... more »
  • Ennismore Gardens

    Princes Gate, Kensington Road (SW7) Name derived from the second title, Viscount Ennismore, of the... more »
  • Essex Court

    Middle Temple (EC4) Here lived another errant man of letters, at No. 5 (now rebuilt)... more »
  • Essex Street

    Strand (WC2) Stands on the site of an ancient mansion built by Walter Stapleton, Bishop... more »
  • Evelyn Street

    Deptford (SE8) Named from the family of John Evelyn, the diarist.... more »
  • Exeter Street

    Strand (WC2) Here Dr. Johnson, unfriended and almost penniless, first lived with David Garrick, when... more »
  • Eyre Street Hill

    Clerkenwell Road, Holborn (EC1) Here, in a sponging-house, in 1806, died the celebrated painter George... more »
  • Eatton Garden

    Holborn (EC1) Derives its name from being the site where the house and gardens of... more »