Cast iron houses were quick to build, with materials in plentiful supply...
Until the price of bricks dropped, making cast iron houses too expensive to make.
That's why there was only 4 cast iron houses built in Dudley!
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The Newcomen steam engine was a tremendous invention by Mr. Thomas Newcomen - first installed in the Black Country in 1712!
This time of engine was put to work in mines all over the country, and helped to change the world.
The power of steam had been known since the Ancient Greeks and had...