S. Maria de Siscar
Community ID
 
2567
 
Town
 
S. Maria de Siscar
 
Diocese
 
Lerida
 
Medieval Location
 
located in the municipality of Benavarri
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Date Founded
 
1100-1199 (12th century)
 
Date Terminated
 
1425: united with the male community of Susterris (male).
 
Religious Order
 
Hospitalers
 
Foundation Information
 

The bishop of Roda donated the romanesqe church to the hospitallers, and beside this church they erected a commandery some time before 1159. Ponç Hug d‚Entença donated the castle in 1175/76.

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

Castle and church remain.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Double priory (male/female).

 
Contributors
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1100
 
Date Finished
 
1425
 
Length
 
489