Origins of London Street Names - Places beginning with O

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  • Oakley Street

    Chelsea, King's Road (SW3) In a map of 1838 there is no trace of this... more »
  • Old Bailey

    City (EC4) Here formerly stood the prison of the same name. In this street was... more »
  • Old Bond Street

    55, Piccadilly (W1) Named after Sir Thomas Bond, Comptroller of the Household to Queen Henrietta... more »
  • Old Broad Street

    City (EC2) As late as the reign of Charles I, this was one of the... more »
  • Old Change

    City, 10, Cheapside (EC4) "A street so called of the King's exchange there kept, which... more »
  • Old Jewry

    City, 42, Poultry (EC2) When the Jews came to London they received this quarter for... more »
  • Old Kent Road

    (SE1) Made world famous due to its inclusion in the original Monopoly board game, this... more »
  • Old Palace Yard

    Westminster, Abingdon Street (SW1) Here Guy Fawkes, with his associates, Thomas Winter, Ambrose Rookwood, and... more »
  • Old Street

    St. Luke's (EC1) "Eald Street, so called for that it was the old highway from... more »
  • Old Swan Lane

    City, 100, Upper Thames Street (EC4) "This used to be called Ebgate, and a watergate... more »
  • Onslow Square

    South Kensington (SW7) Thackeray lived at No. 36 for seven years, and while he lived... more »
  • Orange Street

    Oxford Street (W1) So called from the colouring of the stable of the King's Mews.... more »
  • Orchard Street

    Westminster, Victoria Street (SW1) Stands on the site of the Abbot of Westminster's orchard, and... more »
  • Orme Square

    Bayswater Hill (W2) Name derived from one Orme, a printseller of Bond Street, who commenced... more »
  • Ormond Yard

    St. James's (SW1) James Butler, Duke of Ormond, a great supporter of the first Charles,... more »
  • Osnaburgh Street

    Regent's Park (NW1) Named after the Duke of York, second son of George III, who... more »
  • Oxendon Street

    Haymarket (SW1) Here formerly stood a Nonconformist chapel. It was built by Richard Baxter adjoining... more »
  • Oxford Court

    City, 109, Cannon Street (EC4) Here is the hall of the Salters' Company, built in... more »
  • Oxford Street

    (W1) Originally Tyburn Road, and next Oxford Road (the highway to Oxford) . It extends... more »