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MINTING PRIORY

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A Benedictine alien priory dependent on St Benoit-sur-Loire, was founded in 1129 when the church of St Andrew was granted by Ranulf de Meschines. Dissolved in 1414. There were at least 6 monks besides the prior in 1328. It was granted to Mount Grace Priory in 1421. Many features including a moat, fishpond, enclosures and crofts are visible as earthworks. These could either represent settlement or priory remains.

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