The dormitory of the monastery Asbeck
The Asbeck dormitory is one of the oldest Romanesque secular building in the Münsterland. Formerly it was the southern end building of the west wing of the cloister Asbeck plant. The building dates from the period around 1200 Also striking the arched window jambs from the original Romanesque building stock.
The building of the former aristocratic ladies pen already has a 800 year old building history. The round-arched window opening from the original Romanesque building mass extends into the roof slope and is formerly the only source of light for a room with an open roof must have been. May be presumed that it is) in this area around the dormitory (dorm act of the early monastery.
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The Münsterland is a region in northern North Rhine-Westphalia and in the northwestern with the city of Münster as a Westphalia center. It can vary depending on the context, narrow, forming a rough framework of the Teutoburg Forest in the northeast, the lip in the south and the Dutch border in the west.
As a historical region of the Münsterland is in the tradition of the Bishopric of Münster, temporal dominion of the former Bishop of Munster. In addition are summarized today as the region Münsterland circles Borken, Coesfeld, Steinfurt, Warendorf and the county-Munster, operate their cooperation and joint activities, often under the concept. Landscape is known as the northern part of the Westphalian Münsterland bay. The respective areas are largely, but not completely identical.
The population's awareness of the region is strong and orients itself more to the historical boundaries. Combining work alongside the long common history, especially the predominant Catholic confession, and the Low German language in the form of Münsterländer Platt.
Most rural structure, and specific cultural landscape features, such as the many park-like landscape and the numerous moats represent, represent additional regional peculiarities There is also a significant commitment to Munster, which forms in cultural, intellectual and economic terms has always been the dominant focus.