Summary Page: Current House
Name: Roggenburg Priory, B.M.V. et S. John Baptist.
Diocese: Diocese of Augsburg
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 77)
Elm Number: 285*
West of Krumbach (Schwaben), southeast of Ulm and Weissenhorn, Roggenburg was erected around 1126 as a daughter house of Ursberg (about 20 km east of Roggenburg). Originally erected in the Romanesque style, it is now an excellent example of the high Baroque or Rococco. It was elevated to the status of abbey in 1444, suppressed in 1802 and restored in 1986 as a dependency of the abbey of Windberg. It was elevated to the status of a Priory November 8, 1992.
Parishes served by Roggenburg:
* 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.