Welcome to LutterworthHistory.co.uk

LutterworthHistory.co.uk was born out of the desire to present a large archive of historical information about Lutterworth. This was collected over four years researching the history of Lutterworth whilst working on a project for the Victoria County History. The project aim was to document the history of the Parishes of Leicestershire. During this time a large amount of information about the history of Lutterworth was accumulated. Technology was embraced and a website created to showcase this interesting information in an easy-to-access format, with the hope of it being useful to schools, communities, researchers and people from all over the world.

We hope you enjoy discovering more about Lutterworth and if you have any questions or queries, please feel free to drop us an email: enquiries@lutterworthhistory.co.uk





A selection of photographs of Old Lutterworth.

Page 1 - Swift Valley View, Swift Bridge, High Street & Narrows, Narrows Down, Church Street. Page 2 - Church Street, St. Mary's Church. Page 3 - St. Mary's Interior, St. Mary's Fresco, Wycliffe Plaque, Wycliffe Bones Burning, Church Steeple. Page 4 - Bank Street & Regent Street, Bank Street, Regent Street, Stoney Hollow, Woodmarket. Page 5 - Station Road, Coventry Road, Coventry Rd. and George St. Corner, Kettell's Garage George Street, Old Ram Inn. Page 6 - Clarkes the Butcher, Railway Bridge, Dalzell Station Road, Moccasins Shop, The Hunt in High Street. Page 7 - Gasometers, Opening of the Wesleyan Chapel, Wesleyan Chapel Interior, Parsons Leys, Old Cricket Pavilion. Page 8 - Payne and Sons, VAD Hospital, Woodmarket House, Hill House, Midland Electric Wire Co. 1920. Page 9 - Steam Engine, Army Camp 1913, Newnham Paddox, Aerial View of Regent Street and High Street, An accident in High Street. Page 10 - Hardings the Builder, Pre-Library, VE Day 1945 Church Street, Station 1898 and 1958.

1 Swift Valley View

A view over the river Swift Valley on the approach to Lutterworth.



2 Swift Bridge

A picture of the river Swift flowing under the Swift Bridge, before the branch to the Mill was closed.



3 High Street and Narrows.

Old Photograph of High Street with the Narrows at the top of High Street.



4 Narrows Down

Photograph of the Narrows with a lorry going through them just prior to the scheme to widen it.



5 Church Street

Old Photograph of Church Gate from the 1900's, looking towards High Street.