Summary Page: Former House
Name: Ellen, Holy Cross and St. Thomas of Canterbury
Circary at the Time: Westphalia
Years of Activity: 1190-1802
Map: Click Here (Source: © MapQuest http://www.mapquest.com)
Monasticon Praemonstratense (no citation)
Approximate modern location: On St. Thomas Straße, in Ellen.
Elm-Number [See below]: None*
Other Comments: The church of the monastery of Premonstratensian Sisters remains the Catholic Parish church of the town. In medieval times this was a place of pilgrimage to view relics of the Holy Cross.
* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.