“Then is Guthurun’s-lane, so called of Guthurun, sometime owner thereof. The inhabitants of this lane, of old time, were gold-beaters.” – Stow, p. 117.
In a MS. chronicle of London, written in the reign of Edward IV., it is spelt “Goter Lane.”
Source: A Handbook for London, Past and Present. Peter Cunningham. Published by John Murray 1849.