2) ‘Temple’ was a word for the long wands, probably of hazel, which were used to hold down the thatch on a roof (EDD).
Salzman noted that ‘templewand for thatching’ was used at Scarborough in 1284 and examples elsewhere include: 1432 Pro virgis pro templis et wethis emptis, 16d, York
1446 vc dimidia templewande pro sutura ejusdem cooperturć 4d, Beverley
1446-58 et pro succissione et carr. temple 8, Fountains Abbey.