|Location Map ( geo)|
|From:||near Barwell (SP430966)|
|To:||Earl Shilton (SP453971)|
|Distance:||1.7 miles (2.7 km)|
|Route outline (key)|
The A5096 formed a short link north of Hinckley.
The road came into being around 1930 when the western, original section of the B581 was upgraded to Class I status. Today, following the opening of the A47 Earl Shilton bypass, the road is unclassified.