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Furnace, Carmarthenshire

A furnace is a device used for heating. The name derives from Latin fornax, oven. In American English and Canadian English usage, the term furnace on its own refers to the household heating systems based on a central furnace (known either as a boiler or a heater in British English), and sometimes as a synonym for kiln, a device used in the production of ceramics.
Administrative CountyCarmarthenshire
Traditional CountyCarmarthenshire
OS GridSN4300
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys

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