Seven spooky UK street names

With many of the UK’s towns and cities dating back hundreds of years, they have their own stories to tell. One can learn a lot about the history of a place by its road names, and often these haven’t changed much over time.

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You won’t find many spooky street names in Hemel Hempstead, but you might still want to sell a property. When choosing conveyancing solicitors Hemel Hempstead is able to offer efficient and professional teams to get the job done. Whatever road you live on, if you are selling or purchasing a property, then when looking for conveyancing solicitors Hemel Hempstead based firms are best set to advise in their local area.

Witches Walk, Bridgewater

Witches Walk, Bridgwater has nothing sinister about it, but it does win a prize for one of the best spooky road names in the UK.

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Black Cat Drive, Northampton

In the Middle Ages, black cats went hand in hand with witches. Now black cats are considered lucky if they cross your path.

Elm Street

Research analysis by Yorkshire Building Society found that properties on Elm Street could fetch 42% lower than the average for that postcode area, due to the horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street, 1984, according to The Guardian.

Bats Lane, Winterbourne St Martin, Dorset

Bats Lane is an ordinary country lane passing through agricultural land and edged with hedgerows located in Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, nearby Dorchester and the stunning Maiden Castle.

Broomstick Lane, Botley

Found in the pretty Buckinghamshire village of Botley, Broomstick Lane conjures up images of witches and cauldrons and black cats galore so. Don’t be disappointed when you find well-manicured lawn, picket fencing and well cared for pebble-dashed semi-detached post-war housing.

Headless Cross Drive, Worcestershire

Sounding like something out of a spooky story, Headless Cross Drive, Redditch is a rather ordinary road close to a large interchange on the A441.

Stakesby Road, Whitby

The first known record of Whitby’s 199 steps was in 1340 making this town very old. Despite many stories of haunted buildings, there are no records of vampires and stakes.

Where ever you choose to buy with the many conveyancing solicitors Hemel Hempstead has to offer, it is easy to find one that is right for you.

And maybe think carefully about which road you choose to live on… fortunately, there isn’t an Elm Street in Hemel Hempstead!