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W D & H O Wills Bristol Works

I am researching the history of the Newcastle telescope makers Sir Howard Grubb Parsons. I have found a reference in the firms books that they made a mirror to reflect sunlight into the north facing boardroom of Wills Bristol works. It was ten feet by eight feet and would have been mounted on a steerable mount opposite the Wills building. I wonder if you know anything about this or have any pictures? I think it was installed in the late 1930s.