Hand Crafted in Scotland

Typical Fixing Procedures


A - Proud Fitting


Simply blank off fireplace opening with steel plate cut to suit; rubble infill to approximately 10" high with mortar cap. Stove slides out for soot extraction.





Pro: Stove Radiates well; cheap and easy to fit.


Con: Stove takes up space in the room. Stove may require to be designed to fit.

B - Proud Fitting


Proud Fitting - Flue pipe inserted into chimney at appropriate height;



Chimney plated off just below entry; soot extraction through access in the flue pipe.


Pro: Great radiation, including flue pipe. Suitable for exposed stone walls. Flue cut to suit.


Con: May mean disturbing chimney breast.

C - Recessed Fitting


Fireplace excavated to original opening size; 3' square recommended; steel register plate made to suit from template; soot extraction through incorporated access plate.





Pro: Excellent use of space. Wall acts as heat sink.


Con: Walls soak up lots of heat so a larger stove may be required; can be more labour intensive excavating old fireplace.

D - Chimney Lining


Chimney Lining - with stainless steel multi-fuel liner; 150mm diameter liner straight from chimney head to stove.



Flue on stove extended to above lintel for appearance and to absorb 'thermal shock'.


Pro: Excellent use of space. Wall acts as heat sink. Quick and Easy to clean with an excellent draw


Con: Cost of liner.

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