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Amblecote, Dudley

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Amblecote, Dudley

Amblecote is an urban village in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley in the West Midlands, England. It lies immediately north of the historic town of Stourbridge, extending about one and a half miles from it, and is on the southwestern edge of the West Midlands conurbation. Historically, Amblecote was in the parish of Oldswinford, but unlike the rest of the parish (which was in Worcestershire) it was in Staffordshire, and as such was administered separately.
Post townBrierley Hill, Stourbridge
Administrative CountyDudley
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSO8985
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01384

Other names by which Amblecote, Dudley has been known in the past

Amblecoat ~ Elmelecote

Amblecote, Dudley in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Amblecote, hamlet and eccl. dist. (Trinity), suburb of Stourbridge, W. Staffordshire, 689 ac., pop. 2808.

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