Origins of London Street Names - Places beginning with N

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  • Nassau Street

    10, Mortimer Street (W1) So named in compliment to the royal house from which King... more »
  • National Gallery

    Trafalgar Square (W1) Stands on the site of the old Royal stables, and was commenced... more »
  • New Bond Street

    Oxford Street (W1) No. 141 in this street is memorable from having been the residence... more »
  • New Bridge Street

    Blackfriars (EC4) Stands where the Fleet River flowed, in the immediate vicinity of which a... more »
  • New Compton Street

    Charing Cross Road (WC2) So named after Bishop Compton. Strype says: "All this part was... more »
  • Newgate Street

    City (EC1) Said to have been originally Chamberlain's Gate. The Metropolitan Prison of Newgate stood... more »
  • Newman Street

    90, Oxford Street (W1) At No. 14, Benjamin West, the historical painter, died in 1820.... more »
  • New Palace Yard

    Westminster (SW1) From the convenience which its open space afforded, this was frequently the scene... more »
  • Newport Court

    Charing Cross Road (WC2) Derives its name from Newport House, the residence of Mountjoy Blount,... more »
  • New Quebec Street

    Portman Square (W1) Commemorates the capture of Quebec by General Wolfe in 1759. (Reference: Thornbury's... more »
  • New Square

    Lincoln's Inn (WC2) Dickens, at the age of fourteen, was employed in a solicitor's office... more »
  • Nicholas Lane

    City, Lombard Street (EC4) So called from the Church of St. Nicholas A con, destroyed... more »
  • Nicholl Square

    City, Aldersgate Street (EC1) This is the site of the gardens of the town mansion... more »
  • Nightingale Lane

    Stepney (E1) At one time a leafy lane in the country; here King Charles I... more »
  • Norfolk Street

    Strand (WC2) Named from the Dukedom of Norfolk. Here, in a house near the water-side,... more »
  • North Audley Street

    Grosvenor Square (W1) So called after Hugh Audley of the Inner Temple. The title of... more »
  • North End

    Hampstead Heath (NW3) This charming spot still remains rural in appearance; small cottages with red-tiled... more »
  • Northumberland Avenue

    Charing Cross (WC2) Built on the site of Northumberland House. Was opened in March 1876.... more »
  • Northumberland Street

    Charing Cross (WC2) Was formerly Hartshorn Lane, where lived the parents of the immortal Ben... more »
  • Norton Folgate

    310, Bishopsgate (E1) Stow says: "A liberty so called belonging to the Dean of Paul's."... more »