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Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
319082
names
Temple Church
coordinates
51.513186° N, 0.110442° W
styles/periods
categories
address
Inner Temple Lane, King's Bench Walk
EC4
phone
020/7353-3470

Essays on the Temple Church

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 14, 2011

    The Temple Church is the main chapel of those who work in the Temple area. It also functions as an Anglican parish church, with regular worship services and choir performancesconducted here. The head of the church bears the title "Master of the Temple," after the head of the order of the Knights Templar. One might expect the Temple Church to be dark and atmospheric, but later restorations have tamed its air of antique mystery. Still, it's a lovely medieval church, with an unusual round Norman nave and beautiful Gothic chancel. continue reading →

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Bibliography of the Temple Church

  1. Official Website of the Temple Church. Web. Official website.
  2. Essex, Richard Hamilton. Illustrations Of The Architectural Ornaments And Embellishments, And Painted Glass, Of The Temple Ch. Nabu Press. 2012. Print.
  3. Billings, Robert William. Architectural Illustrations And Account Of The Temple Church, London . Print.
  4. Griffith-Jones, Robin (ed.) and David Park (ed.). The Temple Church in London: History, Architecture, Art. Boydell Press. 2010. Print.

Article Info

Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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