In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Minting like this:
MINTING, a village and a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln. The village stands on an affluent off the river Witham, 5½ miles NE of Bardney r. station, and 5½ NW by W of Horncastle; and has a post office under Horncastle. The parish comprises 2,543 acres. Real property, £3,493. ...
Pop., 422. Houses, 95. The property is much divided. The manor belongs to Robert Vyner, Esq. Minting Lodge is a chief residence. An alien priory of Benedictines stood here; was given, at the suppression of alien monasteries, to the Carthusian at Mount Grace; went afterwards, by exchange, to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster; and passed to the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The living is a rectory and a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Valne, £437.* Patron, St. John s College, Cambridge. The church consists of nave, N aisle, and chancel, with bell-turret; and is in good condition. There is a parochial school.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Minting, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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