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Mintingandgautby.co.uk was established in 2010. Our mission has been to provide a focus point for anybody with an interest in our area. If you’re living in Minting, Gautby, Waddingworth or Wispington or visiting the area this website is for you!
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Update 13/7/2016 As promised at the meeting on June 27th, we are now holding a second meeting on Monday July 25th, at 7:30pm in Minting Village Hall. This meeting is open to all whether or not you attended the first meeting and we would also welcome people with...read more
Minting and Gautby Summer Fete – the results! Firstly, a huge thank you to all of you wonderful people who supported our fete by buying and selling raffle tickets, donating prizes, baking cakes, staffing stalls, playing games, buying plants and all the other...read more
Whatever the weather Minting Village Hall’s Summer Fete will be the place to be today, Sat July 9th from 3pm Come rain or shine there’ll be lots to do at Minting and Gautby Summer fete today: Plants for late summer colour on sale (including Agastache Black Adder...read more
Find of the Month May 2016 The period of History commonly known as the English civil war would have been a strange time to have been living in Lincolnshire; it started in 1642 when Charles raised his Royal Standard in Nottingham and ended in 1649 when Charles was...read more
Find of the Month April 2016 King Alexander III might not be somebody you associate with British history. However, he was a Scottish King who reigned from 1249-1286. This was a time when Scotland was completely independent to England although there were clearly strong...read more
FIND OF THE MONTH – March 2016 by David Allsop This month’s find is actually a collection of Roman coins. The site is just outside Minting and has turned up several tens of coins over the past year or so. A collection is currently with Adam Daubney, the local...read more
This month’s find is a mediaeval lead ampulla. The one identified here is probably a later example from the mid 15th to the early 16th century. Interestingly, according to an article I read by William Anderson, Lincolnshire tops the national table for finds of...read more
When is a coin not a coin? By David Allsop The answer to this question is when it’s a love token or indeed simply a decorated object. This month’s find is actually two finds, both found in the same field in Minting but which share a common pattern; they have...read more
Find of the month November 2015 – By David Allsop Silver hammered coinage is a joy to find when metal detecting. Being silver it has generally not corroded a great deal and so can be easier to identify. However, if it has been in circulation a long time before it was...read more
Find of the Month October 2015 by David Allsop A new site in Minting and Gautby has started to be investigated this month. The site has been under pasture for over 150 years but was probably open fields before that. Within half an hour I had unearthed a lead palm...read more