TQ3182 : Passing Alley, off St John St, EC1

taken 4 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

Passing Alley, off St John St, EC1
Passing Alley, off St John St, EC1
Before there were many public toilets, sneaking into a quiet corner was the only way to deal with a full bladder, and out-of-the-way alleys and corners would become known for this usage. Passing Alley, here, is clearly a Victorian renaming of something originally called Pissing Alley.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  City, Town centre 
Path (from Tags)
Alley 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3177 8204 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.3148N 0:6.1263W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3178 8204
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Alleyway  Alley 

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