Skip over navigation

NEN Gallery

NEN Gallery
Home / London Gallery / London places / London - City & St Paul's / Cutlers Hall was once the site of the Royal College of Physicians
Asset 1 of 1 Previous Asset [ 1 ] Next Asset   [Slideshow]

Cutlers Hall was once the site of the Royal College of Physicians

Show/Hide_Details
Download:

640 x 480
1600 x 1200

Unique Id:

72436

This item is saved in one of your albums. Click to remove it.. My Albums

The Cutlers' Hall on Warwick Lane in the City of London. This is the fifth building to be the home of the Worshipful Company of Cutlers.
Cutlers are known to have been practising their craft in London from at least the 2nd or 3rd century AD. The word 'cutler' signifies a maker or seller of knives and weapons with a cutting edge.
The current building stands on the site of what was once the home of the Royal College of Physicians from 1674 to 1825.
On the outside of the wall facing Warwick Lane will be seen a finely carved terracotta frieze by the Sheffield sculptor Benjamin Creswick (1853-1946). The frieze shows cutlers working at their craft. Creswick was a pupil of John Ruskin and had worked as a grinder in Sheffield.

Added:
31st Aug 2007 by Abdallah Abdullah

Subjects:
Art and Design, Geography, History

Key Stages:
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Keywords:
london, cutlers hall, city, frieze

Related Links:

EXIF data:

National Education Network
Developed by E2BN for the National Education Network
E2B® and E2BN® are registered trade marks and trading names of East of England Broadband Network (Company Registration No. 04649057)