Temple Church

Charging For Churches

Along with London theatres, political sites and gentlemen’s clubs, churches are among the last buildings to remain fundamentally unchanged in the capital. But while theatres charge a fortune (West End prices have trebled in less than a decade) and clubs are monetising themselves (the venerable Arts club in Dover Street elected Gwyneth Paltrow and became […]

How Dan Brown Spoiled A Church, and How Demons Didn’t Get Raised

As a plethora of new London books appear in the stores, I thought we’d take a look at Lincoln’s Inn and its surroundings, one of the most fascinating and least explored areas of Central London. At one edge is the Temple Church, a late-12th-century church located between Fleet Street and the Thames, built for and by the Knights […]