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Cast Iron Houses

Cast Iron Houses

Cast iron houses built in Dudley in 1925. The houses are constructed from 600 panels of cast iron, bolted together and originally lined with asbestos. They were an experiment in using iron to pre-fabricate buildings, but the idea was too costly and only 4 were ever made.

Year: 1925

Ref: PRV49

Area: Dudley

Theme: Historic Buildings



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