Dutch village boasts Lord of The Rings neighbourhood

By

Google-Geldrop

The village of Geldrop in Noord-Brabant apparently has a neighbourhood with streets named after characters from the works of JRR Tolkien. The neighbourhood has been around since 2008 back when 24oranges was just getting started because had we known we would have been all over this one like Orcs.

For anyone who likes a long read, there’s this Master’s thesis on Street names in Noord-Brabant and Holland, which mentions the LOTR streets using an exclamation point.

On the other end of the spectrum, we’ve told you about Fart Street in Capelle aan den IJssel near Rotterdam and a few more odd ones.

(Link: www.huffingtonpost.com)

2 Comments »

  1. […] It’s still really hard to beat a neighbourhood named after Lord of the Rings characters. […]

    Pingback by 24 oranges » Canadian street names in Overvecht, Utrecht — February 18, 2014 @ 9:41 am

  2. […] again, the country has that neighbourhood named after Lord of the Rings characters and Fart street, and many more stories and fun facts that author René Dings is compiling for a […]

    Pingback by 24 oranges — February 20, 2017 @ 1:35 pm

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URL

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.