What Scrub Puller said.
We had a Rayburn in my parents house, when I was a kid. Not as pretty or as large as an as Aga, but it kicked out plenty of heat through the hot-plates on top, and in the ovens, but the body of the thing stayed pretty cool.
We fuelled it with coal or wood and it also warmed the water tank, providing the central heating for the house in winter. We were out in the sticks where they were a pretty standard fixture.
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