The Buildings of Hinckley

1782: Town Plan of Hinckley

Lower Bond End, Stocken Head, Castle Street, etc.

1782: Town Plan


1) St Mary's Church; 2) Presbyterian Meeting House (Great Meeting); 3) Quaker (Friends) Meeting House; 4) Independent Meeting House; 5) St Peter's RC chapel; 6) General Baptist Meeting House; 7) Priory, or Hall Close; 8) The Vicarage; 9) Town Hall; 10) The Round Hill; 11) Free (Grammar) School; 12) Castle Hill House (William Hurst, Esq.); 13) The canal at the foot of the hill; 14) Building struck by lightning; 15) Nicholas Hurst's summer house; 16) Serpentine Garden where, under the summer house, is a subterranean passage; 17) The Lovers' Walk; 18) Cherry Orchard; 19) Gardens planted with fruit trees; 20) Priory Garden, Hunt's bowling green; 21, 22) The moats belonging to the Priory; 23) Fire station; 24) Gardens planted with fruit trees; 25) Well Lane; 26) Bond-end horsepool; 27) Castle Street horsepool; 28) Pinfold; 29) Duke's Lane; 30) Westminster Yard; 31) Parish Workhouse; 32) House of Correction; 33) John Robinson's house, where the astronomical observations were made; 34) Wesley's Methodist Meeting House