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Dudley, EN DY1 4RN
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Church of St. Edmund in Dudley is locally called "Bottom Church". It occupies immense monumental value and is honored with Grade II listed status. The church site was constructed in 970 CE and demolished during English Civil War. The church was rebuilt in 1724 and is a massive representation of distinctive architecture, built with red-stone bricks. The church has a chancel, south porch, aisles, nave and huge tower on the west. The interiors, in spite of alterations, still holds it erstwhile pew, pulpit and gallery. The services of church are held regularly here.
Originally established in the 12th Century, Church of St. Thomas was rebuilt in the 19th Century when the building was closed and declared unsafe. This beautiful parish church is locally known as "Top Church" and will surely amaze you by its architectural grandeur. In 1969, Dudley St. Thomas was abolished to form Dudley St. Thomas & St. Luke Ecclesiastical Parish. English Heritage has designated this a Grade II listed status. This church is worth visiting if you are looking for a religious family outing.
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Church of St. James the Great in Sedgley is an Anglican church located within the boundaries of Anglican Diocese of Worcester. The church was built in the 19th Century in the Gothic architectural style and subsequent alterations were made to the church building. This beautiful structure built from local yellow stone was designed by the architect Thomas Lee. The notable features of the church are its two porches, chancel, organ and the west tower. The has received Grade II listed building status.
The Dudley area, in the west of the city, has a rich geological heritage, in other words, it's good caving and potholing country. The Dudley Caving Club meets every Thursday at the address given, which is their clubhouse. You can just turn up and you'll be made welcome. Trips are arranged to many places where there's good caving to be had. Visit the web site or telephone for full details.
Church of St. Andrew in West Bromwich belongs to both the Church of England and the Methodist Church. Swan Village Methodist Church and St. Andrew's share the joint services of this church for many years and both services are held at the same time. This medium-sized church holds regular Sunday services, weddings and congregation ceremonies. Visit the website for more details.
The Public, located in central West Bromwich, is a famous and upbeat venue of the city. Owned by a community arts organization, this edifice stages several live entertainment events that are held in the city. Apart from hosting live musicals, art workshops, comedy and theater events, the Public also stages corporate events, parties and seminars on a regular basis. The Theatre, Longroom and the Gallery and the Pinktank are the areas within the building where these events take place. Check website for further details.
The Himley hall was home to the Lords and Knights of Dudley for around four centuries. It used to be a moated manor until it was relocated along with the medieval church nearby in 1764. Lancelot Brown designed the adjoining park of the mansion and there it stands today in all its glory. From the Earls, the house passed on to the local district council after the coal mining industry declined. The park and house were opened to the public in 1966. Currently, the Himley house boasts of fully furnished rooms, conference halls, Art- Deco styled suits and lounge bars. It also hosts a lot of exhibitions with many pots, costumes, paintings, arts and crafts from its previous owners on display. The hall is also rented out for special occasions like birthdays and weddings.
The Hawthorns, which is also known as the West Bromwich Albion Stadium, has been the home stadium of the West Bromwich Albion FC soccer team since 1900. Visitors of the stadium can enjoy exciting soccer games and buy Albion merchandise at the club's mega store.
St Bartholomew's Church is a parish church belonging to the Anglican parish situated in Penn. Built in parts over several centuries, to this day this church is a still an entity where followers go to worship. The work on this church was started in the 14th Century and the tower was added in the 15th Century and later enhanced in the 18th Century. The peace and sanctity put together with stone walls and the long arch windows surely herald you into a different era.
Ladbroke Stadium is the home of the hugely successful Wolverhampton Speedway team, which competes in the Elite League; the top league of this fast and dangerous motorcycling sport. Meetings comprise of 15 races covering four laps of the 400m track; each race only lasts between one and two minutes so you get some idea of the speeds involved. The team regularly competes in high profile national races both at home and away; contact the stadium or visit the web site for details of specific races.
A 19th Century church, St. Giles was founded by Richard and John Hampton with the purpose of a having a priest sing daily services as a relief to the local inhabitants. There is said to have been an ancient building dated 1313 on the site of the current structure. The original building perished in 1748 and a new shrine was built in it's place, although the tower survived and another level was added to it. The construction was square in shape and built with red bricks, having an aspidal projection used as a chancel. The new building was further modified in a few ways to make the current structure, by adding a new chancel, tearing down the pillars in the nave, building a new vestry and arcades in the Gothic style and additional galleries. Two more bells were added to the original peal as a tribute to King George V's silver Jubilee. With weekly mass and 'Sunday's Kool' for children, this church is a sacred and lively space for all to cherish.