Minster Auctions

Minster Auctions is an auction house based in Leominster, Herefordshire.

It was set up in 2020 by Owain Lloyd, Geoffrey Crofts and Daniel Webb who left local auction house Brightwells when it ceased art and antiques sales.


Seven works give market snapshot of Spencer Watson

15 April 2024

A group of seven works by George Spencer Watson (1869-1934) provided a boost to Minster Auctions’ (20% buyer’s premium) recent two-day sale of fine art and antiques.

JMW Turner watercolour

JMW Turner watercolour takes £96,000 at Herefordshire auction

06 March 2024

A watercolour by JMW Turner (1775-1851) depicting a famous English country estate has sold for £96,000 at Minster Auctions.


Attraction of simple Hornby Dublo goods van is plain to see

26 June 2023

Not everything offered in the model railway market has to involve a glamorous name such as Flying Scotsman to make a good result.


Butterflies send collectors all of a flutter

12 December 2022

A very fine Victorian butterfly collection formed between c.1880-1920 was offered by Minster Auctions (20% buyer’s premium) in Leominster on November 24.


Novelty hip flask with Churchill connection drawers bidders in Leominster

12 September 2022

The series of novelty ‘book’ hip flasks made by James Dixon & Co of Sheffield c.1900-10 are always popular collectables.


A bright new future as ‘familiar faces’ open fresh firm in Leominster

14 December 2020

A new auction firm has launched in the market town of Leominster in Herefordshire.