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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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.