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Clock Blithfield 5 and Compact 5 Stoves

Overall Rating:

4.5 flames

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Clock Blithfield 5 and Compact 5 Stoves

The Clock Blithfield Compact 5 Multifuel Stove is a slightly scaled down version of their original Blithfield Clock. Both stoves can be reviewed on this page as they are the same except 75mm less width and 55mm less depth for the compact model.

Technical Data
  • Height: 610mm
  • Width: 505mm
  • Depth: 390mm

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 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 4.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 4.5 flames
Controllability 4.5 flames
Handle operation 4 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 4.5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 4.5 flames

Most Recent Review

  • Clock Compact 5

    David Kemp 2 months ago

    A nice little stove, but it has a tiny ash box, about an inch deep. Fine if you only burn wood, as the burner is very efficient and leaves little ash, but if you burn coal the ash reaches the
    bottom of the grate very quickly. With coal being phased out, it''s less of an issue really.
    Overall rating:

    4 flames

Most Popular Review

  • Noisey

    Tiffany Haynes 2 years ago

    Frustratingly noisey I know it is called clock but it ticks and clunks to the point that you have to turn the tv up. I think it is the plates and screws at the back expanding and contracting
    - would not buy again. I also agree with the other review that it puts smoke out in to the room everytime it is opened.
    Overall rating:

    3 flames

More reviews for Clock Blithfield 5 and Compact 5 Stoves

  • We love our clock stove

    David Sumner 5 months ago

    We have just purchased our second Clock Stove. The built quality is superb and it lights so easily. It''s easy to clean and we use my h less wood than our previous open fire, the room is warmer
    too. Good service and a first class product.
    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • First Class Stove

    Kevin Morrish 5 months ago

    We purchased a clock blithfield compact 5 and had it fitted by a local professional fitter in Essex. We had the chimney lined and fireplace chopped out to provide a slightly bigger chamber for
    it to sit in. The stove itself feels very well made and built to last. Its performance is excellent and we have had no issues with smoke billowing in the room or any issues around it making too much noise. It is quiet, efficient and provides a supreme level of heat. The controls on it are very precise and a joy to use...From talking to our fitter he advised that stoves will behave differently depending on how that are used (or not used correctly) and where geographically they are fitted. We have a very tall chimney and live in an area that is not to built up. Our clock stove is frankly the best investment we made and we absolutely love it. If you are thinking of getting a stove fitted I would recommend you get a survey first and proper advice on it''s installation, how to light it, control it etc. It could be the best decision you ever made.
    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Great Stoves

    Michelle Chandler 8 months ago

    We''ve had our stove for just over a year and could not be happier with it. I would 100% recommend this stove and the customer service and after care has been amazing!
    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Clock very smoky when the door is open

    Paul Worthington one year ago

    We purchased a clock stove on its looks big mistakes because it's performance is poor when you open the door to reload with wood smoke pores into the room. I've tried turning the vents but still
    very smoky so wouldn't recommend. The design in poor and the manufacture hasn't been helpful.
    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Great stove

    Phillip Rowe one year ago

    Had our clock blithfield 5 multifuel stove 2 years best thing we ever baught built to last and 100% customer service when needed, gives out great heat
    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Amazing stoves

    Kevin Riley one year ago

    We've had our clock stove for a year now and it's been a fantastic stove, it heats the whole house too. You get some really impressive heat output from it, I'm down to shorts in winter when
    it's on, I only burn seasoned or kiln dried hardwood on it as I get better performance from it like that, reading the other reviews though I've never had smoke come into our room from it unless I've done something wrong, super impressed with the stove and I would definitely buy one again. Keep up the great work clock thank you.
    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Smoky stove

    Michal Sur 2 years ago

    We have had the stove for three months now and find it frustratingly smoky. It was installed by a professional stove dealer/installer company. They installed a chimney liner with it. The chimney
    is about 5m tall. It is a detached cottage without any objects-trees blocking the air movement. Chimney flue goes straight up without any bends. We have tried everything possible to figure out the cause of the smoke coming into the room. It happens not only when we start the fire but also if the fire has been going for few hours (so cold flu and downdraft can not be the reason). Every time the door is opened (slowly and let it slightly open for 20 seconds before opening it fully) smoke and sparks come into the room. If the fire is burning strong it is not only smoke but also flames! I tried playing with the controls, having them closed or open during reloading the stove, trying it on windy or still days, trying it on days with various wind directions and strength but nothing helps. I also tried opening windows on the room prior reloading the stove to see if lack of draft is an issue but it made no difference. The only thing I can think of is that the baffle is too restrictive. The stove is designed so that smoke is directed towards the door/glass before being sucked into chimney. This means when the door is opened the smoke/heat goes for the bigger opening and we end up with smoke and flames going into the room. It is a nice stove but just does not work for us. Every time we reload it we have to open window for 5 minutes to get rid of the smoke from the room. Very frustrating and annoying.

    Stove expert replied: It appears that you have tried various ways to overcome this problem. It may be that a chimney fan would be the answer to aid the lift of flue gases when the pressure changes with the door opening. There is a fan on the market that has a money back guarantee so you would have nothing to loose by going down this route and perhaps a lot to gain.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Great Stove

    Andrew Hulmes 2 years ago

    We replaced our old stove with the Clock Blithfield. The design and build quality is first class. The burn rate is very controllable and the air wash works fine.
    Overall rating:

    5 flames