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Heeswijk

Summary
Heeswijk is a Dutch village. It is located in the province of North Brabant, in the south of the Netherlands. History The village was first mentioned in the 12th century as "Albertus de Essuic", and means "settlement in the shrubbery". Heeswijk is a stretched out settlement in the valley of brook and dates from the Early Middle Ages. The Premonstratensian abbey was established in the late-12th century as an outpost of the Berne Abbey. In 1546, "Het Slotje" was built for the monks as an L-shaped building with a square tower in the corner. After the Berne Abbey was dissolved in 1648, some monks moved to the Land van Ravenstein, an enclave of Palatinate-Neuburg within the Dutch Republic, and founded a new abbey in Heeswijk. Between 1857 and 1868, a neoclassic monastery was built and a wing was added between the old and new buildings. The Catholic St Willibrordus Church was built between 1895 and 1896. The tower was damaged during World War II and replac
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