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Franco Belge Lorraine stove

Overall Rating:

3 flames

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Franco Belge Lorraine stove

The Franco Belge Lorraine stove has a distinctive door with radiating sun rays running across the glass panel. It is fitted with either a multifuel grate or a woodburning grate.

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4 flames
Quality of finish 4.5 flames
Value for money 2.5 flames
Ease of use 2.5 flames
Ease of lighting 3 flames
Firebox size 3.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 2.5 flames
Controllability 2 flames
Handle operation 4 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 2 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 2.5 flames

Most Recent Review

  • A disappointment

    Gareth Thomas last month

    We''ve had one of these in our sitting room for nigh on 20 years, running on well seasoned hardwood, but we hardly ever light it these days because the output is so disappointing. It''s also... []

    Stove expert replied: Have you had the flue draw checked, as it seems to go from poor to working very hard. Is the chimney lined? Having more than one flue system in a property can mean that one stove is fine and the other not so. Does the stove perform differently in different weather conditions (if so this is also indicative of a flue draw issue). It may not be the stove at fault but the installation! I would recommend getting a Hetas installer into check this for you.

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

Most Popular Review

  • worth the effort

    Christian 5 years ago

    I bought this stove second hand. It has been discontinued and replaced with the Camargue. Its an 11-12kw stove and belts out a massive heat when it's properly fuelled. Parts are still readily... []

    Stove expert replied: The changes to the baffle make the new models better. See later reviews.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames