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The Irminenfreihof is a square on the edge of Trier city ​​center . It is named after the former monastery of St. Irminen , whose name goes back to St. Irmina . Parts of the square used to be in the area of ​​immunity of the monastery.

The former Dominican monastery of St. Katharina , which is a listed building, is also located on the square . At Irminenfreihof 6 there was also a baroque house with a Gothic core, which was badly destroyed in the Second World War and then torn down and replaced by a new building.

The Willibrord monument stands on the square. It is dedicated to the canonized English missionary Willibrord , who founded the Echternach monastery . The Irminenkloster was in close contact with the Luxembourg abbey.

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Kulturbüro der Stadt Trier (ed.), Emil Zenz: Street names of the city of Trier: their sense and their meaning. Trier, 2003.
  2. Patrick Ostermann et al: City of Trier: Altstadt (= cultural monuments in Rhineland-Palatinate, monument topography Federal Republic of Germany; 17.1). Werner, Worms, 2001, ISBN 978-3-88462-171-4 .
  3. Helmut Lutz: Directory of the listed buildings since 1930. Preservation of monuments in Trier, municipal preservation of monuments, 1975.
    Adelheid Lehmann, 2015.
  4. Guard Willibrord. In: January 29, 2007, accessed April 17, 2018 .

Coordinates: 49 ° 45 ′ 30.7 "  N , 6 ° 37 ′ 56.1"  E