Stratford TF 50 stove

Overall Rating:

4 flames

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Stratford TF 50 stove

The Stratford TF 50 stove is a boiler model with a built in boiler of 45000btu -

as these Stratford stoves send most of the heat to the boiler & central heating system -

some people put a radiator in the same room as the stove - to assume enough heat in the middle of winter.

It can be advisable to provide good air flow to the stove in the summer time if you do not use the stove -

to avoid rusting.

This stove has now been replaced with the Aarrow Ecoburn 20

You do this by suplying extra air ventilation by leaving the door open or

lowering the baffle plate.

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Review Ratings Breakdown

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

Most Recent Review

  • A pleasing stove - shame about the glitch !!

    John Hitchens 3 years ago

    A well finished stove with clean lines and a lack of dust catching ledges. Performs well and lights easily.The glitch? Shame that Stratford missed the fact that the front glass had been installed... []

    Stove expert replied: Very unusual for a stove to be sent out without the gasket, glad that this has been remedied with noticeable fuel efficiency.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

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More reviews for Stratford TF 50 stove


    Jeremy 4 years ago

    Sorry to say this but I have to put up with this stove for a while longer until I can afford to replace it.From the start I have had problems with the stove firstly the (ally) door trim immediately... []

    Stove expert replied: The trim on these stves is there to hold the glass clips in place. If it shrinks then the stove may have been over-fired at some point. They are in my usual experience a good boiler stove but of course this appears to be an unfortunate experience. Would suggest getting a new trim otherwise the glass gasket can fail which would lead to further complications.

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

  • A problem solved

    Rob Kennedy 6 years ago

    I have reviewed this stove before and am still using the same stove. I had a problem with not being able to slumber the fuel when i changed from anthracite to briteheat. I had also burned 2... []

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Stratford Ecoboiler

    Anne McLeod 6 years ago

    I live in a long thin old stone farmhouse with lots of small rooms. I had this stove installed in the summer and am now using it all day, every day, though I have not yet tried to keep it... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Stratford TF50 Surprisingly powerful!

    Rupert Warner 7 years ago

    We installed this in November 08. We live in a 2 bed semi cottage with 8 rads. We have linked the burner to our oil central heating allowing us to run 1 or the other. In 07 we used about 1300... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Aarrow stove

    Nikola Cattermoul 7 years ago

    Good stove. Only problem has been with the airflow dial which broke and needed to be replaced. The parts are not cheap! Otherwise a very satisfactory item.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames