Temple, Cornwall

Historical Description

Temple, a parish in Cornwall, 5 miles from Bodmin station on the G.W.R. Post town, Bodmin. Acreage, 822; population, 51. The manor belonged to the Knights Templars. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; net value, £28. The church is a small building of granite in the Early English style. There is a Bible Christian chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Cornwall
Hundred Trigg
Poor Law union Bodmin

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL30
Post TownBodmin