Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Sandwell » Ocker Hill, Sandwell - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Ocker Hill, Sandwell

Local area map loading...

Ocker Hill, Sandwell

Ocker Hill is a residential area of Tipton in the West Midlands of England. It is situated in the northern part of the town, on the main A461 road between Dudley and Wednesbury. The area was first developed during the first half of the 19th century as Tipton became extensively developed for industry during the Industrial Revolution. St Mark's parish church was built in 1849 to serve the newly developed area, and is still in existence today.
Administrative CountySandwell
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSO9793
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
 

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

Ocker Hill, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Tipton par., Staffordshire, wholly within the parliamentary limits of Wednesbury, pop. 4111; P.O.; the sta. is ¾ mile SW. of Wednesbury sta.

Your comments about Ocker Hill, Sandwell

What do you know about Ocker Hill, Sandwell? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus