Building    From 1285 

Cutlers' Hall

Categories: Liveries & Guilds

The first recorded Hall was on Ironmonger Lane close to the current Mercers' Hall. By the early 1400s they were in a building in Cloak Lane. Just before the Great Fire of 1666 the hall was rebuilt. It was totally lost but was quickly rebuilt, opening in 1670. It survived until 1882 when the District Railway Company needed the land and acquired it by compulsory purchase. The Cutlers moved to a newly built Hall on land in Warwick Lane, where a magnificent terracotta frieze by Benjamin Creswick represents cutlers cutlering, i.e. producing and trading in sharp-edged objects such as knives and swords.

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Cutlers' Hall

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Cutlers' Hall

Site of Cutlers' Hall, 1416 - 1883, rebuilt after the Great Fire 1666. The C...

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Cordwainers' Hall

Cordwainers' Hall

On their own website the Cordwainers declare that they have had in fact only 5 halls, not the excessive 6 stated on the plaque.  The last was built in 1909 but suffered bomb damage in WW2, which ca...

Building, Liveries & Guilds

1 memorial
Tallow Chandlers Company

Tallow Chandlers Company

Tallow chandlers make candles and other products from animal fat.  the Company originated as a religious fraternity.  1456 granted a coat of arms.  1462 became a Livery Company. 

Group, Craft / Design, Liveries & Guilds

2 memorials
Vintners' Company

Vintners' Company

One of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London. Its origins steeped in the history of the City of London, and the import, regulation and sale of wine.

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink, Liveries & Guilds

2 memorials