Summary Page: Former House

Name: Reichenstein, B.M.V., St. Bartholomew, St. Lawrence

Circary at the Time: Westfalia

Years of Activity: ca. 1205-1802

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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 184)

Approximate modern location: Near Monschau (Montjoie) in the Eifel region. 

Elm-Number [See below]: 102*

Other Comments:  At first a duplex monastery, then later a Parthenon.  From 1487 to 1802 a monastery for Norbertine Fathers.  Since 2007, Reichenstein has been a Benedictine cloister after the style of Archbishop Lefebvre.  

* 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.