The parkland of Warley Woods was landscaped by Humphrey Repton for Samuel Galton in the 1790s and opened to the public in 1906

Warley Woods, Smethwick, United Kingdom

Site of the THREE SHIRES OAK An ancient marker of the boundaries of Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire uprooted circa 1900

1 Thimblemill Road, Smethwick, United Kingdom

Site of James Watt's Smethwick Engine This engine pumped water back up the Smethwick locks from 1779 until 1891

Bridge Street North / Rolfe Street, Smethwick, United Kingdom

In Rolfe Street stood the Theatre Royal One of the largest provincial theatres in the country. Opened 1897 Closed 1932

Smethwick Rolfe Street Station, Rolfe Street, Smethwick, United Kingdom

Boulton & Watt's Soho Foundry Established in 1796 for the production of their renowned steam engines. The site was bought by W & T Avery in 1895

Foundry Lane, Smethwick, United Kingdom

Originally the Smethwick Public Building Built in 1867 by the Local Board of Health and used as the main library since 1928

Smethwick Library, High Street, Smethwick, United Kingdom

Smethwick Cross Tollhouse built circa 1820 This road was part of the Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Dudley Turnpike 1760 - 1876

Smethwick Cross Tollhouse, High Street, Smethwick, United Kingdom

John Tradescant 1608-1662 Royal Gardener Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee 2012

Shakespeare Garden - Lightwoods Park, Bearwood, Smethwick, United Kingdom

The Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II was marked by planting of 5 oak trees in this park.

Smethwick Heritage Centre, Victoria Park, Smethwick, United Kingdom

Founded 1822 Chance Bros was one of Britain's foremost producers of sheet glass, optical glass and lighthouse equipment Closed 1981

Chance House - Spon Lane South, Smethwick, United Kingdom