Welcome to temple.org.uk. It's      this site's aim to inform its      visitors on the rich and diverse      wildlife, history & archaeology      of the village of Temple and its      church. To navigate this site      please click the relevant links.      Each cell contains a separate      topic. Happy browsing!


     In this section of the website      you can find information on      the overall geography of the      hamlet and information on its      dwellings. It also includes      information on the land and      the project undertaken by its      inhabitants to investigate its      Templar origins and its history.      Click here to find out more.

knights templar

     Temple has a connection with      the Knights Templar and there      is evidence that there was      once an abbey somewhere in      or around the hamlet, although      no one is certain where it was.      To learn more about this      interesting mystery, please            click here. If anyone has any      information, please click here.


     Contained within this section      of the website are pictures of      the village, the surrouding      wildlife, the church, the views      and the archaelogical features.      All the pictures have been      taken by local people and      honestly depict Temple as a      place of outstanding natural      beauty. Click here.


     Many of the quotes about      Temple focus on its isolation      desolation, and remoteness;      others talk about its wildness      and rustic charm... and some      even make reference to the      church cat! Please click here      to read the various things      that people have said about      this 'restful, refreshing' place.


     In this section, discover the      vestiges of a time long passed.      Among some of the more      interesting archaeological      finds are the remains of hut      circles which lie on what is      now common land on the east      side of the hamlet. To find out      more, click here.


     The Church is the focal point      of the village, and still today      it remains an active centre of      worship. There are monthly      services and recently a 100      year old book was republished.      To find out more about our      church, its rich history and its      association with the Knights      Templars, click here.


     Temple is home to a plethora      of animal and plant life...      among the more interesting      being bats, and it is believed,      otters. This section of the      site is dedicated to the flora      and fauna that make Temple      their home. To access this      section, click here.

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