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Temple is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It is the nearest tube station for King's College London and the London School of Economics.

The name comes from the Knights Templar, via Inner Temple and Middle Temple, which are situated nearby.

The station was opened in the parish of St Clement Danes on 30 May 1870 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR; now the District and Circle lines) when the railway extended its line from Westminster to Blackfriars. The construction of the new section of the MDR was planned in conjunction with the building of the Victoria Embankment and was achieved by the cut and cover method of roofing over a shallow trench.

Temple is the only name to be shared by a station of the Paris Metro and a station of the London Underground.

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Courtauld Institute of Art:   The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art.
Temple Bar:   Temple Bar is the point in London where Fleet Street, City of London, becomes the Strand, Westminster, and where the City of London traditionally erected a barrier to regulate trade into the city.
Waterloo Bridge:   Waterloo Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge crossing the River Thames in London, England between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackmoore Street (1902):   This photo depicts Blackmoor Street which was in the Drury Lane slum, with Clare Court on the left
Houghton Street (1906):   A greengrocer's on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
New Inn Passage (1901):   The corner of Houghton Street and New Inn Passage taken on a 1901 photo just prior to the clearence of the area for the Aldwych-Kingsway improvement scheme.
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldwych, WC2 · Aldwych, WC2B · Arundel Street, WC2R · Australia House, WC2B · Bell Yard, WC2A · Bull Inn Court, WC2R · Carey Street, WC2A · Chancery Lane, EC4A · Chancery Lane, WC2A · Chichester Rents, WC2A · Clare Market, WC2A · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Clements Inn, WC2A · Cliffords Inn Passage, EC4A · Cliffords Inn, EC4A · Crane Court, EC4A · Crown Office Row, EC4Y · Devereux Court, WC2R · Doon Street, SE1 · Embankment, SW6 · Essex Court, EC4Y · Essex Street, WC2R · Exchange Court, WC2R · Falcon Court, EC4Y · Fetter Lane, EC4A · Fleet Street, EC4Y · Fountain Court, EC4Y · Gabriels Wharf, SE1 · Garden Court, EC4Y · Hare Court, EC4Y · Hat and Mitre Court, EC1M · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Inner Temple Lane, EC4Y · Kean Street, WC2B · Kingsway, WC2B · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Little Essex Street, WC2R · Maltravers Street, WC2R · Masters House Temple Church, EC4Y · Melbourne Place, WC2B · Middle Temple Lane, EC4Y · Milford Lane, WC2R · Mitre Court Buildings, EC4Y · Montreal Place, WC2R · New Square, WC2A · North East Wing Bush House, WC2B · North West Wing Bush House, WC2B · Old Mitre Court, EC4Y · Outer Temple, EC4Y · Paper Buildings Temple, EC4Y · Paper Buildings, EC4Y · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Pump Court, EC4Y · River Terrace, W6 · Rolls Buildings, WC2A · Samford Street, NW8 · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · South Bank, SE1 · South East Wing Bush House, WC2B · Southbank Centre Square, SE1 · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · Stamford, SE1 · Star Yard, WC2A · Strand Lane, WC2R · Strand, EC4A · Strand, WC2B · Surrey Street, WC2R · Temple Chambers, EC4Y · Temple Gardens, EC4Y · Temple Pier, WC2R · Temple Place, WC2R · Temple, EC4Y · The Australia Centre, WC2B · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · The Strand, WC2R · The Studio, SE1 · Tweezer’s Alley, WC2R · Upper Ground, SE1 · Victoria Embankment, SE1 · Victoria Embankment, WC2R · Waterloo Bridge, SE1 · Waterloo Bridge, WC2R ·


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