Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

HINCKLEY CASTLE


HINCKLEY CASTLE
Photo Gregg Archer

The motte has been completely destroyed. The castle is thought to have built at the end of the 11th century, but was destroyed in 1172 after being captured. The motte was removed in the 1970's leaving just the bailey ramparts.


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Directions
Off the A5 / M69 (J1) junction
In public gardens, off Castle Street, Hinckley

 



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