Whipmawhopmagate
Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate is one of the smallest streets in York, if not the smallest. It is between Colliergate and Fossgate and intersects The Pavement and The Stonebow in York city centre. It is currently a length of raised pavement between St Crux church hall and a road junction.
The origin of the name is unclear. "Gate" derives from the Norse word "gatta" meaning street. A plaque erected in the street states that it derives from a phrase Whitnourwhatnourgate meaning "What a street!", but most modern sources translate the phrase as "Neither one thing nor the other". The city's whipping post and stocks were here in the middle ages, which may have influenced the change to the modern spelling and has certainly provided an alternative folk etymology.Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma is the title of a novel by York author Martyn Clayton.[citation needed]

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Whipmawhopmagate is reputedly York's shortest street, with the longest name. The origin of the name is not certain, but in 1505 is was called ...
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Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate is one of the smallest streets in York, if not the smallest. It is between Colliergate and Fossgate and intersects The Pavement and The ...
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I recognise that pigeon. I have spen many a happy weekend (and may a £ or several) at a small hostelry down rive from here known as The ...
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MOH Forum | Funny or odd street names in your town.
There's a street in Yorkshire called Whipmawhopmagate. Where you went to whip your wife with birch twigs if she was playing around.
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Herbert Read: A Memorial Symposium
Herbert Read: A Memorial Symposium
Robin Skelton, 1970
(In memory of Herbert Read) I walked down Whipmawhopmagate one morning in the winter ("The death of man stands up inside him like a heron in water." ) I saw an old friend staring into the rain that ran in the gutter : ( "Death is a hole in the ...
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1896
The thirtieth and last of the existing gates is Whipmawhopmagate — surely an interesting ono- matope. As a street, it is at present a section of Oolliergate, and may be regarded as a street with only one side, containing timply two shops — a ...
A new and complete history of the county of York
A new and complete history of the county of York
Thomas Allen, 1851
Monk Monk Ward commences on the north side of the city, at a short narrow street between Colliergate and Fossgate, called Whipmawhopmagate. Whence this name is derived seems not to be known at present. The house of correction was ...
History and topography of the city of York: the Ainsty wapentake; ...
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James Joseph Sheahan, T. Whellan, 1855
At the east end of the church of St. Crux was formerly a short, narrow street, named Whipmawhopmagate, formed by a row of houses, which ran on a line with the west side of Colliergate to the centre of Pavement ; and on the south side of the ...
History and Description of the Ancient City of York: Comprising ...
History and Description of the Ancient City of York: Comprising ...
William Hargrove, 1818
ONK-WARD commences on this side of the city, at the short narrow street between Collier- gate and Fossgate, called Whipmawhopmagate. Whence this name is derived, seems not to be known, at present. The House of Correction was ...
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This picture is part of a set showing streets in York, England, that are called " gates ", derived from the Viking word "gata" meaning a street. Whit-nour-what-nour-gate, " Call that a street "?
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