Temple Church

Charging For Churches

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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 […]