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HOW MANY BENDS?!
it's one of those roads that changes names at various points and goes from 1 way to bi-directional etc.
want to add "several benders" but that's probably homophobic isn't it.
straight street, crossroad half way down. On hill.
Big ol' bendy street.
keep the same name as the main street. Terrible town planning.
It's a few metres away from the longest street in britain, which has circa 7 bends.
Duke Street was opened in 1794 and named after the Duke of Montrose, whose lodgings overlooked it. This street was formerly known as Carntyne Road.
Apparently, in 1902, there were 26 public houses, 7 licensed grocers and 1 hotel along it's length.
It's rivalled by Argyle Street, on the other side of town, which is of very similar length (aprox. 2 miles).
Legend has it thusly: "In the course of a controversy in a weekly periodical on this question, a prize being offered to the person who solved the matter, Oxford Street, London, was given and accepted as the longest; but respected townsman Mr. M. Gemmel, the well-known property agent, had reason from his own knowledge to be dissatisfied with the award, and he had the street measured, it turning out to be, as he expected, considerably longer than Oxford Street."
the longest street in england is 2 MILES?
Longest STREET, yes.
does that just mean it has to be called street? i find it hard to believe the longest is only 2 miles. i am going to look into this. upper brook street can't be far off two miles. there must be a longer one
Just had a look on gmaps pedometer at Upper Brook St. Going down from the M57, including Anson Rd, to go down to the A6010 Dickenson Rd is ~1.6 miles.
Watling Street (or perhaps another Roman Road)?
Oxford Street probably is the longest Street in England.
(Argyle St isn't properly continuous, though - it has been cut into three bits.)
on your street c_r?
striving to make the most boring pointless and mundane threads imaginable
dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for how many bends there were
Wasn't Gentle Ben a kids' programme?
but it never really got going
but someone does live in a house in the middle of the M62 - or used to, at least:
dunno whether anyone still lives there though
before you call him a man?