Hinton is a village about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) south of Daventry in Northamptonshire. The village is the largest settlement in the civil parish of Woodford cum Membris, the others being the village of Woodford Halse and hamlet of West Farndon.
Hinton manor house was built late in the 17th century. Its southwest elevation retains its original appearance but the southeast elevation has been georgianised with a regular facade of five bays.
For 67 years Woodford and Hinton were notable for the extensive railway centre of Woodford Halse on the Great Central Railway's main line to London. The line and Woodford and Hinton railway station opened on 15 March 1899. British Railways renamed the station Woodford Halse on 1 November 1948. As well as a station there was a four-way railway junction, a major locomotive depot and extensive marshalling yards. BR closed the station and line on 5 September 1966.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (1973) . Northamptonshire. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 468. ISBN 0-14-071022-1.
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