Rotten Row was named after a road in London of the same name. The road was named on creation in Rhodesia, when Samora Machel was still called Jameson Avenue. The name "Rotten Row" is a corrupted form of the French phrase ‘Route de Roi’ which means King’s Road.
Notable Buildings along Rotten Row
In Popular Culture
- Rotten Row is the name of a book by Petina Gappah published in 2016.