How to use Black-country in a sentence
In the Black Country and neighbourhood the numerous ramifications of the Birmingham Canal navigations bear a large mineral traffic. This system is connected with the rivers Severn and Trent and the canal system of the country at large, and is controlled by the London & NorthWestern company.
But the district most intimately connected with every branch of this industry, from engineering and the manufacture of tools, &c., to working in the precious metals, is the " Black Country " and Birmingham district of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
Formerly they were allowed to burn to waste at the mouth of a short chimney place above the furnace top, forming a huge body of flame, which was one of the most striking features of the Black Country landscape at night.
We believe that the Black country conurbation is a site of creative tension, with enormous cultural potential.
Born in the Black Country and of mixed South Asian and welsh parentage, Khan now lives in London.Advertisement
Dudley Tunnel is officially open and thousands of sight seers enter the tunnel every year on trip boats from the Black Country Museum.
In addition, he supplied capital for the development of local turnpikes throughout the Black Country.
The ceaseless activity of the Black Country is most readily realized when it is traversed, or viewed from such an elevation as Dudley Castle Hill, at night, when the glare of furnaces appears in every direction.