Dorridge is a village in Solihull, West Midlands, about 12 miles from the centre of the Birmingham. It is near to the M42 motorway, Birmingham Airport, the NEC (The National Exhibition Centre) and Dorridge rail station (which is on the Birmingham Snow Hill to London Marylebone line).
The Parish of St George and St Teresa serves the area comprising the villages of Knowle, Dorridge, Bentley Heath, Eastcote, Barston, Chessets Wood and Hockley Heath.
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Detailed description of the Parish boundary (taken from the website of the Archdiocese of Birmingham)
Starting in the north-east at the junction of Berkeswell Road with the Meriden Moat[, ...] south of Meriden: 1. West along MERIDEN MOAT to Cornets End Lane near Hornbrook Farm; 2. North-west along CORNETS END LANE to the Kenilworth Road (neither side); 3. South along the KENILWORTH ROAD (A 452) to the Hampton Road (both sides); 4. West along the HAMPTON ROAD to the River Blythe at Patrick Bridge (neither side); 5. South along the RIVE BLYTHE for about 1 mile to the Brook just beyond the Railway Line; 6. West along the BROOK to Eastcote Lane at Hooks End; 7. South along EASTCOTE LANE to Barston Lane (both sides); 8. West along BARSTON LANE to Jacobean Lane (both sides); 9. South along JACOBEAN LANE to the Warwick Road (neither side); 10. North-west along the WARWICK ROAD to Lady Byron Lane (neither side); 11. South along LADY BYRON LANE to Browns Lane (neither side); 12. South along BROWNS LANE to Smiths Lane (both sides); 13. South-west along SMITHS LANE to Widney Manor Road (both sides); 14. North along WIDNEY MANOR ROAD to the River Blythe (both sides); 15. South-west along the RIVER BLYTHE to the Stratford Road; 16. South along the STRATFORD ROAD to the Old Warwick Road at Hockley Heath (neither side); 17. South-east along the OLD WARWICK ROAD to Glasshouse Lane (neither side); 18. North along GLASSHOUSE LANE to Vicarage Road, Packwood (neither side); 19. East along VICARAGE ROAD to Packwood Road (both sides); 20. North along PACKWOOD ROAD to Chessetts Wood Road (both sides); 21. South-east along CHESSETTS WOOD ROAD to Chapel Lane (both sides); 22. North-east along CHAPEL LANE to the Grand Union Canal (neither side); 23. North along the CANAL for about « mile to the Cuttle Brook; 24. North-east along the CUTTLE BROOK to Cuttle Brook Lane; 25. South-east along CUTTLE BROOK LANE to Chadwick Lane at Park Corner (both sides) 26. South-east along CHADWICK LANE to Oldwich Lane (neither side); 27. South-east along OLDWICH LANE and its continuation OLDWICH LANE EAST to Fen End Road (neither side); 28. East along TABLE OAK LANE to Meer End Road (both sides); 29. North-east along MEER END ROAD to the Kenilworth Road (both sides); 30. South-east along the KENILWORTH ROAD (A 452) for about 1 mile to the Footpath to Burton Green (both sides); 31. North along the FOOTPATH to Hob Lane and Cromwell Lane; 32. North along CROMWELL LANE to Hodgetts Lane (both sides); 33. North-west along HODGETTS LANE to Truggist Lane (both sides) 34. West along TRUGGIST LANE to Spencers Lane (both sides); 35. North along SPENCERS LANE and its continuation BERKESWELL ROAD to the Meriden Moat (both sides).
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Written by Ciaran Page