"BURTON-HASTINGS, a parish in the Kirby division of the hundred of Knightlow, in the county of Warwick, 4 miles to the S.E. of Nuneaton, its post town. It is situated on the borders of Leicestershire, close to the Trent Valley branch of the London and North-Western railway, which has a station at Bulkington, 1 mile to the N.E. of the village. The Ashby-de-la-Zouch canal passes near the village, and the parish is crossed by the Roman way, Watling Street."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]