The area hosts a local street market on Octedays as well as the local Pin Market.
Lobbin Clout was a character in a poem The Shepherd's Week: Monday or the Squabble a Poem (1714) by John Gay. The other characters in the poem were Cuddy (Guards! Guards!) and Cloddipole (Thief of Time). (Gay also wrote the Beggars opera which Weill/Brecht adapted to the threepenny opera - featuring Mac the knife).