Night Watch Places – Alphabetic

The places are the same, but the times have changed for much of this alphabetical list from Night Watch. See the chronological Night Watch list of places here.

Ankh-Morpork – The largest city on the Disc where much of the action in the Discworld series takes place. Ruled by the Patrician. Home of Unseen University.

Assassins’ Guild – Headquarters for the members of the Assassins’ Guild in Ankh-Morpork. Best not to know its exact location.

Baker Street – Presumably includes bakeries. During the magical storm in Night Watch, a couple became electrically attracted to each other and later got married as a result.

Borogravia – Small country, next to Uberwald, known for delicious chocolate and its god, Nuggan.

Bridge of Size – Connects the Unseen University Gardens with the Wizards’ Pleasaunce.

Broken Drum / Mended Drum – A popular tavern (for fights, etc.) in Ankh-Morpork.

Cable Street – Ankh-Morpork. A dwarf runs a deli there.

Cemetery of Small Gods – Behind the Temple of Small Gods in Ankh-Morpork. Maintained by Legitimate First. Interred (for now) include John Keel and other watchmen who perished in the Glorious Revolution. Reg Shoe is a former resident.

Cheapside – Location of the Watch barracks in Captain Tilden’s day.

Chitterling Street – Likely the same as Chittling Street. If so, it’s near the Shades and has a Watch House where Buggy Swires was stationed.

Chitterling Street Station – Likely the same as Chittling Street Station.

Clay Lane – Location of the Shonky Shop run by Brother Soon Shine Sun.

Cockbill Street – Where Sam Vimes grew up. Poorest part of Ankh-Morpork.

Dimwell Street – In central Ankh. Has a sawmill.

Dolly Sisters – Neighborhood now absorbed by Ankh-Morpork. Has a Watch House.

Easy Street – Ankh-Morpork. Location of the Bunch of Grapes and other pubs.

Elm Street – Ankh-Morpork. Has a mortuary.

Garden of Inner-City Tranquility – Off Clay Lane. Managed by the History Monks.

Genua – Main setting of Witches Abroad. Sounds like Genoa. Feels like New Orleans.

Goose Gate – Area in which a large land gift was given from Sam Vimes to Dr. Lawn. He got paid for that.

Guild of Lawyers – Eh, why not? The president is Mr Slant.

Guild of Seamstresses – Ladies of negotiable affection.

Hen and Chickens Field – Between the Water Bridge and Bridge of Size. Formerly a place of public execution.

Heroes Street – Ankh-Morpork. Location of Woo Hun Ling’s shop.

Hersheba – One of two places the D’regs live – the other being nextdoor Klatch.

Kings Way / Kingsway – Street in Ankh where the d’Eath family lived.

Klatch – Land of deserts and some jungles. Also the source of the phrase, “Pardon my Klatchian.” The country of Klatch is on the continent of Klatch.

Leastgate / Least Gate – Leads from A-M to Sto Kerrig.

Llamedos – Pllace from which Imp y Celyn hailed. (Nasty when read backwards.)

Lobbin Clout – Hosts a street market on Octedays. Also known for its Pin Market.

Lobsneaks – Where Annabel Curry lives.

Masons’ Road – Had masons who took good care of their road.

Misbegot Bridge – Over the place where the Canting Crew usually gathers.

Morphic Street – Location of the Sunshine Sanctuary for Sick Dragons.

Mouldavia – Formerly part of Uberwald. Mr. Pin and Mr. Tulip seem to have had warrants for their arrest there. At least, there were posters with their pictures on.

Nap Hill – Ankh-Morpork center of textile, weaving, and clothing industries.

New Cobblers – Street in Ankh-Morpork. Location of Pluggers, a shoemaking shop.

New Hall – First place in Ankh-Morpork where Carcer was cornered. Unfortunately not for good.

Oblong Office – The main room of the Patrician in the Palace. Definitely not the same as the Oval Office.

Old Cobblers – Street from whence the Nobbs clan hails.

Onion Gate – Leads from A-M to Istanzia.

Patrician’s Palace – Ankh-Morpork. Theoretically the most important building in the city.

Peach Pie Street – Middle of three roads separating UU from the Palace.

Pewter Street – Has rough flagstones between two stretches of cobbles called trollheads.

Phedre Road – Has tanneries, brick kilns, and timber yards.

Pitts, The – Between Elm Street and The Scours.

Pons Bridge – Connects the Isle of Gods to downtown Morpork.

Pseudopolis – A major city on the Disc. In The Colour of Magic, Death is headed there because of the white plague striking the city. Home of Eric.

Pseudopolis Yard – Ankh-Morpork, not Pseudopolis. A circular street located at the city’s center. The Opera House and City Watch are on it.

Quirm – A city near Ankh-Morpork, not to be confused with Chirm. Probably.

Sator Square – The area just outside Unseen University often occupied by many merchants.

Scoone Avenue – Ankh-Morpork. Location of the Ramkin estate.

Scours, The – Street in Ankh-Morpork. Location of Chalkies.

Seven Sleepers – Former village, like Dolly Sisters and Nap Hill, now incorporated into Ankh-Morpork. Where Sam and Sybil live.

Shades, The – A section of Ankh-Morpork that is darker (in more ways than one) than it sounds.

Shambles, The – Near the Cattle Market and Cockbill Street.

Shambling Gate – Main entrance into Ankh-Morpork from the drovers’ trail. Leads to the A-M Cattle Market.

Sheer Street – A fortune teller had his crystal ball stolen there.

Short Street – One of the longest streets in Ankh-Morpork.

Street of Cunning Artificers, The – Ankh-Morpork. Contains just what you think. Only moreso.

Tanty, The – Ankh-Morpork’s main prison.

Temple of Small Gods – Where many gods with few believers take up residence. Not the gods atop Cori Celesti.

Ting Ling – Also, Tingling. Small island of the Agatean Empire.

Tower of Art – The oldest and tallest building on the Disc. Part of Unseen University. Very magical. Not necessarily artful.

Treacle Mine Road – Ankh-Morpork. Just off Elm Street.

Twinkle Street – Location of Dr. Lawn’s first office.

Überwald – Home to many werewolf, vampires, Igors, and other races. Homeland of Angua and Cheery.

Unseen University – The home of the Disc’s wizards, a very magical place where magic is almost never used, and for good reason. Known as UU, for short. Sometimes misspelled, Unesene.

Watch House (Dimwell Street) – Where Sergeant Dai Dickins is stationed.

Watch House (Dolly Sisters) – Referred to in Feet of Clay, The Truth, and more. May have been torched in the Glorious Revolution.

Watch House (Kings Way) – One of the watch houses from which watchmen came to the barricades during the Glorious Revolution.

Watch House (Least Gate) – Had at least one casualty in the Glorious Revolution. The watchman involved was likely to recover.

Watch House (original, Treacle Mine Road) – First location of Ankh-Morpork’s City Watch until it became dragon-flamed.

Watch House (Pseudopolis Yard) – Location of Captain / Commander Vimes’ crew.

Water Bridge – Major bridge of Ankh-Morpork on the hubward side.

Welcome Soap – Arthur Crank wasn’t about to jump from a tall building in this street.

Whalebone Lane – With Treacle Mine Road and Cable Street, inhabited by many dwarves.

Wizard’s Pleasaunce – An optimistic name for an area on the shores of the River Ankh near UU.

Young Men’s Pagan Association – YMPA; has youths with studded collars and oiled muscles.

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Night Watch Places - Alphabetic
Alphabetical list of places in Night Watch.
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