Carting Lane Sewer Lamp

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There are a number of functioning sewer gas lamps in Sheffield also:

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There is also a persistent tale that the original name of this thoroughfare was once the less polite ‘Farting Lane’. Several London streets had, in the past, extremely rude names - the rudest of which I will leave you to find out for yourselves - and it’s a shocker.