Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

huize groenweg – gouda

My twenty-fifth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Doors with a history. This door belongs to a former priory, founded in 1395. The monks helped the victims of the plague. And buried them afterwards in most cases. Nowadays it is an apartment building. 

Thursdaydoors Huize Groeneweg

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8 Comments Add yours

  1. Norm 2.0 says:

    Beautiful door indeed. Though I’m sure the inside is quite impressive, I’m not sure I’d be comfortable living in a place with such a morbid history. Hmmm :-/

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    1. Geert Smits says:

      I agree. No way I could live there 😕

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  2. tnkerr says:

    Sorta takes your breath away when you consider all that this door has experienced!

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  3. Dan Antion says:

    Beautiful strong doors. Expensive, but a nice entrance.

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  4. joey says:

    So old, and still helpful to some, I’m sure 🙂


    1. Geert Smits says:

      You can say that 🙂 The appartement costs approx. 800K Euro …

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      1. joey says:

        My, my, it must be lovely and in a fabulous location 🙂

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  5. A beautiful door with an amazing historical significance attached to it. 🙂


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