Heverlee (abbey) – Monasterium Heverlense fundatum a Guilielmo Duce de Croy et de Aerscot et. Anno 1521
Date of first edition: 1726-1727, engraved by Blockhuysen
Date of this map: 1726-1727
Dimensions (not including margins): 35,5 x 45 cm
Condition: Excellent. Wide margins. Triple vertical folds as published.
Condition rating: A+
From: Chorographia Sacra Brabantiae, (originally 1659, Sanderus)
Then and now
Next to its castle Filips II de Croÿ started building a cloister in 1521. Celestines monks (a branch from the Benedictines) started living here in 1525. In the 20th century what was left of the came into possession of the KU Leuven. Today, the complex houses a university library.
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