Cutler Street Warehouses - Cyvyndonelane

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Cutler Street Warehouses

See Port of London Authority's Warehouses.

Cutlers' Company

Elections to the Mistery made in 1328 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 233).

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).

Cutlers' Hall

On the west side of Newgate Street, at No .4 (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within.

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)).

"Cutlers Hall," 1522 (L. and P. H. VIII. D.S. III. (2), p. 1053).

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.

Cutler's Yard

South out of King's Head Court, Shoe Lane (O.S. 1875 and 1880).

The site has been rebuilt.

It was formerly occupied by White Horse Inn (O. and M. 1677).

Cutlery (The)

Shops in "cotellaria," 1311-12 (Ct. H.W. I. 227).

That quarter of the City occupied by the Cutlers.

Cutthroat Alley

West out of Basinghall Street, in Bassishaw Ward (Strype, 1720 and 1755).

The alley had a passage up steps into Guildhall Court by the Chapel (ib. ed. 1720, I. iii. 68).

Removed for the extension of the Guildhall and offices, etc.

Cuttle's Lands

Lands and houses called Cuttle's Lands near the church of St. Dunstan in the East (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 48).

Not identified.


See Seething Lane.