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Description - Monastery

Feldwerd, Benedictijner Dubbelklooster (Oldenklooster bij den Dam) in Feldwerd, Groningen, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 82
Name (Dutch) Feldwerd, Benedictijner Dubbelklooster (Oldenklooster bij den Dam)
Name (English) Feldwerd Abbey, Benedictine Monks and Nuns (Oldenklooster bij den Dam)
Patron saint(s)
  • Paul
  • Peter
  • Our Lady
Additional remarks Feldwerd is a toponym within the parish of Holwierde
Location (according to current geography)
Province Groningen, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Feldwerd
Coordinates 253/599C
Diocese before 1559 M√ľnster
Diocese after 1559 Groningen
Parish Holwierde
Date of foundation 1200
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) St Hathebrand (monk in St Paul's abbey Utrecht).
Religious order
Type of religious order Benedictine
Associated with
Type of institution men and women
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history 1200: Benedictine (Monks); Cluny. 1204: Abbey.
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution 1588
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
Type of extant material institution archive/archival material
Storage in one place
Short description of the material GrA: 172. Inventory: Hiddema, S. and Tromp, C. , Inventaris van archieven van kloosters in de provincie Groningen (1989). Klooster te Feldwerd, 1183 - 1594.
Holding institution(s)
Name Groninger Archieven
Settlement Groningen, Groningen, NL
Additional remarks
Type of extant material extant manuscripts and printed books
Storage in one place
Short description of the material Manuscript (Stooker and Verbeij): 134. Belle MD. 1016.
Holding institution(s)
Name Belle MD.
Additional remarks
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum III: De Benedictijnsche Orden. Benevens de Carmelieten en Jesuieten. (Amsterdam 1942), 12, 68-69
  • Tromp, C., Groninger kloosters (Assen and Maastricht 1989), 10-14

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Burial ground
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Additional remarks
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