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Description - Monastery

Begijnhof in Flushing (Vlissingen), Zeeland, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 955
Name (Dutch) Begijnhof
Name (English) Beguinage
Patron saint(s)
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Zeeland, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Flushing (Vlissingen)
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Middelburg
Parish Flushing (Vlissingen)
Date of foundation >1300
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Religious order
Type of religious order
Associated with
Type of institution
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution
Additional remarks The beguinage is not depicted on the map by Jacob van Deventer of ca. 1560, indicating that the beguinage had already dissolved by that time
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name Beguinage, Vlissingen (Flushing)
Date of foundation
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages
Additional remarks
Burial ground
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants The presumed remnants of the beguinage chapel were discovered in 2015 (Nieuwstraat 100/102, Vlissingen)
Additional remarks Until the 1980s an alley named 'Begijnhofslopken' was located at the corner of the Nieuwstraat and Lombardstraat
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