Gutter Lane, EC2V

Place Name

A corruption of a 12thCentury landowner’s name possibly Goudren, Guthurun or Godrun, thought to be after an early Danish landowner. The street was originally known as Godron Lane sometime around 1180 and later Godrunelane in 1200 and Gouthelane in 1342 before making the leap to Gutterlane in 1472.

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