Lye, West Midlands
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Lye railway station
Lye shown within the West Midlands
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Lye is a suburban area of the Dudley Metropolitan Borough, in the West Midlands of England. It was formerly a village within the parish of Oldswinford, historically situated within the boundaries of the county of Worcestershire.
Places of Interest
Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Lye was the birthplace of the actor Sir Cedric Hardwicke, which is commemorated by a sculpture by Tim Tolkien, commissioned by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. The memorial takes the form of a giant filmstrip, the illuminated cut metal panels illustrating scenes from some of his best-known roles, which include The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Things to Come, and The Ghost of Frankenstein. It was unveiled in November 2005.
- Britain In Old Photographs: Lye And Wollescote (ISBN 0-7509-1657-5).
- "History of Lye". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
- "Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapel". Listed Building in Stourbridge. British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
- "Club Details". Lye Town F.C. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
- "Cedric Hardwicke". IMDb. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
- "Lye movie star gets civic honour". Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
- River Stour
- Christ Church and Community Website
- LyeTown.co.uk Nostalgic and historical photographs of Lye
- Home Webpage of Lye Town Football Club
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