Hinckley is a marketplace city in south-west Leicestershire, England. It is managed by Bosworth and Hinckley. Hinckley is the second main city in the managerial county of Leicestershire, after Southborough. Hinckley is situated about at the midpoint between the Coventry and cities of Leicester.
Hinckley developed a city region under the Local Government Act 1894, cover the antique parish of Hinckley. In 1934, under a County Review Order, Hinckley urban region long-drawn-out to comprise the ancient parishes of Barwell, Burbage and Earl Shilton and most of Stoke Golding. In 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, the Hinckley city region was eliminated, flattering an unparished part in the area of Hinckley and Bosworth.
Burbage is frequently thought to be a conurbation of Hinckley but is in fact distinct. It is a large community amalgamation with Hinckley to the south, detached by the railway line. Sketchley is additional small village which has compound into Burbage.
Places of Interest:
The site of the Battle of Bosworth, managed by Leicestershire County Council, comprises an interpretation centre at Ambion Hill, where Richard III installed the night before the fight. St James's Church at Dadlington is the home where many of the dead were repressed and where a chantry was created on their behalf. Hinckley Museum is in a variety of 17th-century timber-framed outline knitters' huts. Stoke Golding has one of the most lovely feudal ministers in Leicestershire, with a beautifully imprinted colonnade and very well 13th-century window tracery.