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Camden Templars Preceptory

Hob Uid: 404949
Location :
Greater London Authority
Camden
Grid Ref : TQ3105081560
Summary : Preceptory of Knights Templars founded in 1128 at the Holborn end of Chancery Lane. It was moved to the New Temple in 1161 or 1184 (TQ 38 SW 344).
More information : (TQ31058156) Site of (NAT) PRECEPTORY (NR) (Knights
Templars founded 1128) (NAT)

A house of the Knights Templars stood at the Holborn end of
Chancery Lane. It was almost certainly founded by Hugh de
Payensk, master of the Order, when he visited England in
1128, and it became the head house of the Order in England. It
was moved to the New Temple, off Fleet Street, in 1161, or
1184. (see TQ38 SW 344).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1:1250 1975
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Source Number : 2
Source : Medieval religious houses in England and Wales
Source details :
Page(s) : 292, 294
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Source Number : 4
Source : The Victoria history of London, volume one : including London within the bars, Westminster & Southwark
Source details :
Page(s) : 485-490
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Source Number : 5
Source : Journal of the British Archaeological Association
Source details :
Page(s) : 94
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Vol(s) : 16, 1953

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Founded in 1128
Monument End Date : 1128
Monument Start Date : 1128
Monument Type : Templars Preceptory
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Possibly moved in 1161
Monument End Date : 1161
Monument Start Date : 1161
Monument Type : Templars Preceptory
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Possibly moved in 1184
Monument End Date : 1184
Monument Start Date : 1184
Monument Type : Templars Preceptory
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 38 SW 425
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : 43-46 SOUTHAMPTON BUILDINGS
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 2000-01-01
End Date : 2000-12-31