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Quarry Bank, Dudley

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Quarry Bank, Dudley

Quarry Bank is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, West Midlands, England, which exists within the Brierley Hill DY5 postal district. Locally, the name is often pronounced, "Quarry Bonk" (In Black Country Dialect) The Black Country Bugle local newspaper Originally the area was a remote part of the parish of Kingswinford, included in Pensnett Chase. The earliest settlements in Quarry Bank were smallholdings, where an industrial worker such as a nailer lived.
Post townBRIERLEY HILL
Administrative CountyDudley
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSO9386
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01384
Population12,332 (ward)
 

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

Quarry Bank, local government district, Kingswinford par., Staffordshire, on W. side of Dudley, 985 ac., pop. 6238; P.O., T.O.

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