Review of Dunsley Yorkshire stove

Dunsely Yorkshire Maintenance

Jacob Coates 8 years ago

The Dunsley Yorkshire is the only stove I've used. It works very well, and will heat seven radiators. But it is a fully manual system; if you were to come back in the evenings in winter you would have limited time to warm your home sufficiently. \n\nI have had my stove for 2 years, and recently the air supply, which is external, (I used a drainpipe and duct tape to connect to the foil hose)stopped working. \n\nThe reason for this was that the stove had become blocked with tar deposits. Using the curved handle part of Henry vacuum I got under the top of the stove through the hatch, and also used a stick to clear the airways within the combustion chamber, along with the vacuum. That got the stove back to perfect operation from no air at all.\n\n

Stove expert replied: Always carry out a monthly check to insure air ways are completely free this will avoid the problem as above. Using good quality fuel which is dry and seasoned is important as is short periods of fast burn to prevent tar build up.

Overall rating:

4 flames

Build Quality 4 flames (avg 4.9)
Quality of finish 3 flames (avg 4.8)
Value for money 4 flames (avg 4.7)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 4.9)
Ease of lighting 4 flames (avg 4.5)
Firebox size 3 flames (avg 4.3)
How well does the airwash work 5 flames (avg 4.4)
Controllability 4 flames (avg 4.7)
Handle operation 5 flames (avg 4.6)
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames (avg 4.9)
What is your overall satisfaction? 4 flames (avg 4.8)