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The dormitory upstairs is a large indoor hall with a magnificent oak frame of the fifteenth century that evokes the hull of an overturned ship. The original structure was destroyed in a fire. À small bell house stands above the roof of the dormitory.

The monks slept, fully clothed, on simple spaced benches. Individual rooms were constructed in the late Middle Age.

The monks used the stairs leading to the church to get to the office at night, which was held around 2:30 am.

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