Coalbrookdale Severn stove
The Coalbrookdale Severn stove is a traditional stove.
Available in matt black finish it has a flat top and 2 doors.
The doors have decorative patterns and the stove is therefore easy to recognise.
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nearly close off the flu. I would appreciate any advice. I thought to toss in a 3 inch piece of coal and the fire feels hotter when the doors are open, but once I close the doors, no extra heat. I have a small (4 inch) circulating fan 8 inches from the ceiling, 10 feet in front of the stove, and I barely feel any heat there to circulate. Last winter I would have to open the door 20 feet away when the temperature often reach 84 degrees F. I also notice that I am going through the wood pile very quickly this year.
Stove expert replied: If the stove is working hard and not generating heat it may that the flue is over-drawing and sucking the heat out of the stove before it can circultae into the room. The gasket that ylou replaced was this from round the door or the glass? If the control on the stove doesn't alter when you operate the vents then you may want to look at adding a flue damper or stabilzer to the flue system. Seek expert advice.
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Stove expert replied: The Health and Safety Executive states that stoves that are designed with integral boilers should no longer be used if the water system has been drained down, They recommend that they are discarded. Previous advice regarding filling the boiler with sand and leaving the tappings open no longer applies.
stove temp is between 500/525c . Only use kiln dried wood to start the stove and use excel smokeless after it has caught . Buy a stove thermometer and you will benefit from burning at optimum temperatures, your glass will remain clean and everything will burn to ash . I have no affiliation with excel , I have used it in my other 2 stoves in my home and find it produces a lovely flame and high heat with low ash , all things you want from your stove .
Stove expert replied: Good feedback on using the stove with a thermometer to make sure it is operating within the correct parameters.
heat such a large area. I looked on an internet site and found a Severn ( non boiler ) model for sale at a great price so as it says it's a 15kw stove twice the output of the Esse , so I bought it . It arrived on a pallet, so after getting it into my garage I started to refurbish it . I hand sanded it , fitted new seals and glass and polished it with stove polish . Got the stove fitted and tested out last week Wow the heat is fantastic, the conservatory is 37x15 and although it wasn't too cold outside the temp with the stove on low setting hit 35 degrees. I used excel smokeless and with the stove temp at 500 it stayed at the temp for 10 hrs without refilling . It's fantastic , built like a tank, a British made quality stove when quality meant quality . Buy one while you can before everyone finds out about how good they are !!!
Stove expert replied: As the replacement stove has twice the output of the Esse you should notice a marked improvement in the heat being generated, the area that you are heating is large and therefore the Esse may not have been the correct size product for the space. Glad to hear the replacement is working well and producing the desired space heating. Enjoy.
-a relatively easy job and lined the firebox with 30mm vermiculite board.We burn logs and coal and it's an absolutely brilliant efficient economical stove.
Stove expert replied: Boiler stoves should not be used without them being fully connected to a water system according to the Health and Safety Executive guidelines produced a few years ago.
box and leaked in my front room. I have now been searching for a new boiler I have stripped the stove and was disappointed to find it manufactured from steel. I''m sure stainless steel would be a much better option. Can anybody recommend somewhere to try for a new boiler was thinking possibly aga/Rayburn ???
Stove expert replied: If a replacement boiler is not available through Aga you may be able to get one fabricated using the existing one as a template. Add in boilers can be made from steel or stainless steel which is not uncommon. You did nto say how old the stove is but they generally last many years.
are connected, as I have read in this forum. I want to hook this boiler to a radiator or two. I have two questions:1) I would like to know if this would require a pump or just with gravity this would work? 2) this one is missing the throat plate, although there is a thin plate below the exhaust pipe, is this throat plate necessary? thanks
Stove expert replied: Gravity systems only work if the pipework rises all the way from the stove to the radiator, should this not be the case then a pump may be required to circulate the heated water. I recommend a heating engineer is consulted to insure what parts may be required in your situation. A throat plate is required where specified by the manufacturer, as the stove will have been tested with one. They provide a flame deflector which in turn enables the flue gases to be burnt more efficiently and effectively, it also keeps the heat in the stove longer to enable a better heat transfer to the room rather than going up the flue system.
get the fire hot enough to heat the water burning lots of logs with the thermostat on 8 which makes it too hot in the lounge.Our second problem is the glass has burnt on soot and tar (as well as on the interior) baked on the glass which has to be cleaned daily. I would be grateful for any advice / help to solving these problems
Stove expert replied: You will only get out of a stove what you put in it so do insure that wood is dry and well seasoned with a moisture content of less than 20%. Depending on how this has been installed, priority would normally be given to the hot water cylinder before the radiator circuit can function. If you use smokeless fuel on the stove it may pay to try alternative products as they vary greatly on their efficiency, ash production etc.
flawlessly for 28 years. Need I say more?
Stove expert replied: Wow, what a great length of service from this stove.
blackened baked on soot on the glass which I have to clean everyday. I've used all cleaning glass recommendations but it still takes 40mins of hard cleaning to clean and then it's only partially clean. We only burn well seasoned wood, we burn it on high for 20 mins then turn the thermostat down to 3/4. I would really appreciate any help/ guidance on how to clean and maintain with minimum effort.
Stove expert replied: If the airwash is kept open and you are using seasoned wood with a moisture content of less than 20% the glass should remain clean, this is also providing there is enough free air in the room and there is a good flue draw. Do check out the flue draw and free air if the first two points are already being undertaken.