Shoulder of Mutton Alley, E14

Road in/near Limehouse, existing until now

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Shoulder of Mutton Alley might derive its name from an inn - or something more earthy.

Shoulder of Mutton Alley street sign
Shoulder of Mutton Alley might derive its name from a food market. There was one here of the same name. But there was, in older times’, another use of the word ‘mutton’ - a slang term for prostitutes. This was prime dockland territory, after all.


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Shoulder of Mutton Alley street sign
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