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Brierley Hill, Dudley

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Brierley Hill, Dudley

Brierley Hill is a small town and electoral ward of the Dudley Metropolitan Borough, in the West Midlands of England, and is situated approximately 2.5 miles south of central Dudley and 2 miles north of Stourbridge. Part of the Black Country, and in a heavily industrialized area of the Dudley Borough, it has a population of 13,935 as of the 2011 census, and is best known for glass and steel manufacturing, although the industry has declined considerably since the 1970s.
Post townBrierley Hill
Administrative CountyDudley
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSO9286
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01384
Population9,631 (Ward) 28,000 approx. (town)

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

Brierly Hill

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

Brierly Hill, town with ry. sta., Kingswinford par., W. Staffordshire, on river Stour, 2½ miles NE. of Stourbridge, pop. 11,603; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper; has brickworks, potteries, glass-works, and collieries.

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