From hydroelectricity to the National Grid: Harewood House and the history of electrification in Britain, 1900–1940

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Kay, MA; Gooday, GJN;
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis

This paper explores the changing experiences of electricity consumption in British country houses up to the early years of national electricity supply. We identify three stages of domestic electrification: the ‘experimental’ stage, when the technology was viable only fo... View more
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