The Buildings of Hinckley

An online architectural resource for Hinckley, a Leicestershire market town and historic home of the hosiery industry.

The Buildings of Hinckley is an online resource for buildings in Hinckley, Leicestershire. The market town is the historic home of the hosiery industry.

Please use the A-Z buttons to go directly to the building of interest, a full list of all the building can be viewed in the buildings index.

Tradesmen of Hinckley

For information of the Architects, Surveyors and Engineers of Hinckley, this page it a list of all known with the buildings that they worked on. Also included are the Sculptors, woodcarvers, stonemasons and Stained-Glass Artists.

Tradesmen of 1800-1950

All the Architects, Builders and Surveyors that were living and/or working in Hinckley during the period of 1800-1950. Includes all the Hinckley local board surveyors and Hinckley Urban District Council surveyors.

Maps of Hinckley

See how Hinckley has grown over time by viewing local maps and town plans of Hinckley that date from 1782 to the 1920s.

Hinckley 1622-1970

Read various descriptions that have been made of Hinckley over the course of time, from William Burton in 1622, to W.G. Hoskins description of the market town in the Shell Guide of 1970.


Acknowledgement of all the sources of information, such as newspaper articles, books, historical documents and authors that have aided in the making of 'The buildings of Hinckley’.

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Greetings from Hinckley postcard.

Published 12th January 2003 by Tim Parry

The content of The Buildings of Hinckley was the creation of the late Tim Parry, Hinckley Past & Present have been given permission from the family to publish Tim's website in his memory.