Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Langwaden, B.M.V. and St. Andrew

Circary at the Time:  Westfalia

Years of Activity:  1144 - 1802

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Map:  Click Here (Source:  MapQuest  http://www.mapquest.com)

URL:   http://www.praemonstratenser.de/115.html 

Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 179)

Approximate modern location:  Southwest of Neuss near Grevenbroich and northwest of Cologne, in the area of Wevelinghoven.  

Elm-Number [See below]:  None.

Other Comments:  A prominent Parthenon.  Upon dissolution, the Church was destroyed.  The other buildings of the monastery were at first converted in 1830 to a castle, then during World War II a workers' camp, and in 1964 became a cloister for Cistercian men.    


* 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, Kirchenfuerst, Wienand Verlag, Koeln, 1984, page 284-285.