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Shute & Co's silk mill in Watford was noted for its early use of steam for factory heating.
 
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The system was installed in 1817 by Bailey of 272 High Holborn, to replace thirteen solid fuel-fired stoves. The four-storey building was 106 ft long by 33 ft wide.<ref>[https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=hqpjAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA311&lpg=PA311&dq=%22silk+mill%22+%22watford%22+%22steam%22+heating%22+%22shute%22&source=bl&ots=xqDm5dCGoG&sig=ACfU3U1sf9UaR9pAvotD7OXFFyWHkydJEA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwikkoTU2MvnAhVCSRUIHUkcCI4Q6AEwAHoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22watford%22&f=false] Principles of Warming and Ventilating Public Buildings, Dwelling Houses, Manufactories, Hospitals, Hot-Houses, Conservatories, &c.' by Thomas Tredgold, 1824</ref>
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The system was installed in 1817 by [[W. and D. Bailey|Bailey]] of 272 High Holborn, to replace thirteen solid fuel-fired stoves. The four-storey building was 106 ft long by 33 ft wide.<ref>[https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=hqpjAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA311&lpg=PA311&dq=%22silk+mill%22+%22watford%22+%22steam%22+heating%22+%22shute%22&source=bl&ots=xqDm5dCGoG&sig=ACfU3U1sf9UaR9pAvotD7OXFFyWHkydJEA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwikkoTU2MvnAhVCSRUIHUkcCI4Q6AEwAHoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22watford%22&f=false] Principles of Warming and Ventilating Public Buildings, Dwelling Houses, Manufactories, Hospitals, Hot-Houses, Conservatories, &c.' by Thomas Tredgold, 1824</ref>
  
  

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Shute & Co's silk mill in Watford was noted for its early use of steam for factory heating.

The system was installed in 1817 by Bailey of 272 High Holborn, to replace thirteen solid fuel-fired stoves. The four-storey building was 106 ft long by 33 ft wide.[1]


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  1. [1] Principles of Warming and Ventilating Public Buildings, Dwelling Houses, Manufactories, Hospitals, Hot-Houses, Conservatories, &c.' by Thomas Tredgold, 1824