Temple Balsall has a unique collection of historic domestic pottery and glass which was discarded in 1740.
Ruth Williams wearing the traditional costume of the Almswomen of Lady Katherine Leveson, which was compulsory up to the 1960’s.
Teas served in the ancient Old Hall at Temple Balsall on summer Sunday afternoons are always popular.
The annual procession of the modern Knights Templar Masonic Order provides a spectacular pageant each July.
The Warwickshire Hospitallers bring a flavour of Temple Balsall’s medieval history to life at the Autumn Fair.
The 15th century west wing of the Old Hall.
The Breadwalk and the almshouses of Lady Katherine Housing and Care at Temple Balsall which were founded in 1674. Photo: Cogent Design.
The courtyard at Lady Katherine Housing and Care at Temple Balsall, founded by Lady Katherine Leveson in 1674. Photo: Cogent Design
The Icon of the Theotokos – Our Lady of Tenderness – by Tatinia Nichita in the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Temple Balsall. Photo: Max Ellerslie.
Lady Katherine Leveson founded the almshouses and school at Temple Balsall in her will of 1674. Portrait by Cornelius Jansen, dated 1625.
The 12th century Old Hall, or Templars Hall, is an early medieval aisled hall, built as the Warwickshire Preceptory of the Knights Templar at Temple Balsall. Photo: Max Ellerslie.
The 12th century Old Hall, former preceptory of the Knights Templar is reputed to be the oldest inhabited building in the Midlands. Photo: Max Ellerslie.
Temple House, St Mary’s Church and the almshouses of Lady Katherine Housing and Care at Temple Balsall. Photo: Steve Hammett.
Interior of the 14th century Church of St. Mary the Virgin, former chapel of the Knights Hospitaller, at Temple Balsall. Photo: Max Ellerslie.
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