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Cragside House

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Location type: House
Number of texts: 1
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The Cragside House was the first house illuminated by Hydro-electricity. The house was onwed by Lord Armstrong.  Lord Armstrong wanted to have light for his art-room where he was showing his collection of paintings.

There was a small river passing the estate. He built a dam on it to generate electricity with ta Thoson-turbine. He use 5 ton of cupper cable to get from the dam to his house.

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