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A charterhouse is a Carthusian monastery. The word is derived by phono-semantic matching from the French term chartreuse, the first monastery of the order having been established in a valley of the Chartreuse Mountains (see List of Carthusian monasteries).

It can also refer to:


London locations[edit]

  • London Charterhouse, London, England, an historic complex of buildings that originally housed a monastery, now the location of such sites as The Charterhouse Hospital,
  • Charterhouse School, a famous English public school in Surrey, whose correct name does not include the word School
  • Charterhouse Square, London, England


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