Newbourne 40FS stove

Overall Rating:

4.5 flames

based on 5 reviews    (View rating breakdown)
Newbourne 40FS stove

The Newbourne 40FS is the smaller version of the Newbourne 50FS stove. It is DEFRA approved from smoke control areas. The Newbourne 40FS has great controlability with both the primary and secondary air controls.

Technical Data
  • Height: 580mm
  • Width: 503mm
  • Depth: 374mm
  • Flue Diameter: 125mm
  • Nominal Heat Output: 4.5kW
  • Efficiency: 79.5%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

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

Most Recent Review

  • Update after one year

    Colin Anderson 5 months ago

    The fire performed well over the winter months, still no problems to report after a lot of use , like all fires I guess if you are a novice, like myself, you learn as you go on how to use the... []

    Stove expert replied: Good review. It is paramount that the fuel used is dry and seasoned and has a moisture content of less than 20% not only for the heat that is generated but to maintain a clear flue.

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

Most Popular Review

More reviews for Newbourne 40FS stove

  • Fire bricks

    Anne ValentineSmith 7 months ago

    We have had our Newborne 40fs since the end of November (3 months) and had to replace the top (roof) fire brick 3 times already! We are definitely not banging it and seems to split and fall... []

    Stove expert replied: The glass discolouring with a white milky shadow is normally caused by the stove over-firing, this may be down to operator error or an over -drawing flue. If the stove is not controllable, so that you can achieve a gentle flame picture, then the flue draw should be taken and if it exceeds the manufacturers guidelines this needs to be rectified. Either a flue damper or stabilizer is required to prevent further damage. The top brick breaking 3 times in such a short space of time may indicate an over-drawing flue and if you get this corrected the problem may be resolved.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • new stove

    10 months ago

    The look of the stove is great , I have a couple of niggles , the glass is getting sooty even though this should be clearview. The second niggle is that I can constantly hear the air flow and... []

    Stove expert replied: Is the flue lined? Does the air flow noise continue if the controls are fully shut? It may be that the flue draw is excessive for this stove!

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Update on fire

    10 months ago

    Now we are into the winter months thought I would give update on the stove , Can't fault it no problems to report on stove Door handle etc I when it is up and running , you get a great heat from the fire as explained in last post Now that I have the experience of the air I controls I find the best setting for good burning to set the top & bottom air settings to 1/4 of an inch from shut This gives a good burn on logs , also when adding new logs place log on fire and leave door open slightly till log catches fire ,then shut door , but as said still very happy with this fire... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames