Pseudopolis Yard

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Pseudopolis Yard is the name of a circular street in the Isle of Gods, a bit of uptown Ankh-Morpork almost circled by the river Ankh, connected to the rest of uptown Ankh-Morpork by two streets, and to downtown Morpork by four bridges.

Nine streets radiate out from the Yard. Proceeding Turnwise (clockwise) from Lower Broad Way, these are described as:-

It can therefore be seen from the Mappe that the major arterial roadway through the city of Ankh-Morpork runs Hubwards Gate - Upper Broadway-Patrician's Palace - Brass Bridge-Lower Broad Way - Pseudopolis Yard - Salis Street - the Cut - Park Lane - Edgeway Road - Rimwards Gate. This road can be traced as one completely straight unbroken road right through the City from Gate to Gate.

The Opera House stands at the dead centre of Pseudopolis Yard, which, in some theories, makes it the absolute dead centre of the City. On the other side of the street, the Ankh-Morpork City Watch's headquarters can be found. Given its links to policing, possibly a reference to Scotland Yard

According to The Compleat Ankh-Morpork, Pseudopolis Yard also offers a choice of two public houses - 'The Singing Hippos' on the corner of Lower Broadway, opposite the Watch House, and 'The Stab in the Back' on the corner of Salis Street.