Monastic Refuges

Residences located at a distance from a monastery or convent and used by the monks or nuns as asylums in times of war and as pied-à-terres in times of peace.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300265061. The J. Paul Getty Trust.