Himmelpforten
Community ID
 
1384
 
Alternate Names
 
Porta Coeli
 
Town
 
Möhnetal
 
Diocese
 
Cologne, now Paderborn (Munster, according to Kramer)
 
Medieval Location
 
Möhnetal
 
Modern Location
 
Niederense; in the district of Soest
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1246 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1804
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Further information about the foundation of this Cistercian convent is necessary.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

A manuscript held in the Stadtbibliothek in Trier, #497/1598, previously believed to have belonged this community, did not belong to this community, according to Kramer.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Monasticon Westfaliae.;Handschriftenerbe des Deutschen Mittelalters, vol. 1, p. 359.
Vogeler, Einige Nachrichten ueber das Kloster Himmelspforten, in Zeitschrift des Vereins fuer die Geschichte von Soest und der Boerde 16 (1898-1899).

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1246
 
Date Finished
 
1804
 
Length
 
606