In 1790, the nearby Harrington Bridge was built to create a crossing of the River Trent. The new bridge was a toll bridge and everyone except locals living in Hemington or Sawley (in Derbyshire) were required to pay the toll.
Hemington was historically a chapelry in the parish of Lockington. It became a separate civil parish in 1866, but in 1936 the parish was abolished and reunited with Lockington to form the civil parish of Lockington cum Hemington.
- The geographic coordinates are from the Ordnance Survey.
- The Long Eaton and Sawley Archive, accessed January 2010
- Vision of Britain website
- Ripper, S. and Cooper L.P., 2009, The Hemington Bridges: "The Excavation of Three Medieval Bridges at Hemington Quarry, Near Castle Donington, Leicestershire", Leicester Archaeology Monograph
- "Story behind the Hemington Quarry bridge in Leicestershire". BBC. 2 February 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
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