A Dictionary of London. Originally published by H Jenkins LTD, London, 1918.
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Cutler Street Warehouses
Company incorporated 4 H. VI., uniting three smaller Companies, viz.: the Bladers, forgers of blades ; the makers of Haftes and otherwise garnishers of blades ; the Sheath-makers, for swords, daggers and kaives (S. 247).
First mention : The brothers of St. Thomas of Acon held of Roger de Northwode opposite the Conduit a certain "domum cutellar," held of Sir Wm. de Say, belonging to Thorneham manor, Kent, 13 Ed. I. I. p.m. (25), and 14 Ed. I. (I. p.m. 42 (12)).
Stow describes it as in Horsebridge Street (p. 246), afterwards known as Cloak Lane, and gives particulars of the descent of the property from 1295. This building was destroyed by the Fire in 1666, and a new Hall erected on the site 1667-8. The Hall remained on this site, on the south of Cloak Lane, until it was removed for the extension of the Metropolitan Railway, 1883, when the new Hall was erected on its present site.