Monument record MLI43553 - Minting Priory


Minting Priory was a small Benedictine Alien Priory

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A Benedictine priory, a cell of St Benoit-sur-Loire, founded before 1129 and granted by Ralph Earl of Chester. The earliest mention of a Prior is in 1213. The priory was dissolved in 1414. {1}{2} The site of the alien priory of Minting, suppressed by 1403. The site was granted in 1421 to Mount Grace Priory, North Yorkshire, as a grange. The earthworks visible represent stock compounds, yards, ponds and the grange buildings within a small moat. A broad hollow way connects the moat to the village. The ponds have been cleaned out and enlarged, but the earthworks represent a well-preserved grange of late medieval type. {3}{4}

Sources/Archives (5)

  •  Bibliographic Reference: William Page (ed). 1906. The Victoria County History: Lincolnshire - Volume 2. VOL 2 P 239-40.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: D. Knowles and R.N. Hadcock. 1971. Medieval Religious Houses: England and Wales - Second Edition. pp.84, 90.
  •  Scheduling Record: HBMC. 1974. AM 7. -.
  •  Scheduling Record: HBMC. 1987. AM 107. -.
  •  Aerial Photograph: 1945-84. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION. CFI84,1978, .



Grid reference Centred TF 1848 7352 (219m by 280m) Estimated from Sources

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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