Origins of London Street Names - Places beginning with K

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  • Kennington

    (SE11) A manor of Lambeth named from Saxon words signifying "the place, or town of... more »
  • Kensington Gore

    Kensington Road (SW7) Originally called Kyngsgore-firstly, because it belonged to the king; and secondly from... more »
  • Kilburn

    (NW6) Named from Cold-bourne, a stream which rises near West End and passes through Kilburn... more »
  • King Street

    Westminster (SW1) was renamed after King Charles II. Oliver Cromwell resided there previous to his... more »
  • King Edward Street

    City, Newgate Street (EC1) Named in compliment to Edward VI, who founded the near-by Christ's... more »
  • Kings Head Court

    City, Fish Street Hill (EC3) Named from the old "King's Head" Tavern formerly here. KING'S... more »
  • Kinnerton Street

    Wilton Place (SW1) So called from an estate belonging to the Grosvenor family. (Davis's Memorials... more »
  • Knightsbridge

    (SW1) Or Kingsbridge: which is the more ancient name is doubtful. The bridge then the... more »
  • Knightsbridge Green

    (SW1) This was formerly of greater extent than at the present time. It was the... more »