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The Temple Church

Temple Church 116 pics – The Temple Church dates from 1185 and can be found amidst the Temple Court.  More pictures of the Temple Court and how to find it here⇐.

Flowers of the Temple Court here⇐,

Admission to the Temple Church here⇒ (do check for admission dates/times) and its History here.    It has some of the most intricate stained glass that I have ever seen and there are pictures further down.

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Temple Church Stained Glass 9


These are four separate windows.


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Temple Church Effigy 1


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The Temple Court

Temple Court 19 pics – The Temple Court was established in the twelfth century by the famous Nights Templar.  Later given to the  Nights Hospitaller, it has changed hands frequently but mostly provided chambers for barristers throughout the centuries. It is still one of the centers of English law.

Many of buildings were damaged during WWII and rebuilt.  More of its history here⇒.

The Temple Court is haven of peace hidden away amongst the bustle of London.  The nearest underground railway station is the Temple.  On leaving the station turn left and proceed until you see this portico on our left.

Within the court there are many delightful small gardens and the Temple Church.  More flowers here ⇒ and pictures from within the Temple Church here ⇒.

Within the court ⇓.











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