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Yeoman CL8 stove

Overall Rating:

3.5 flames

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Yeoman CL8 stove

The Yeoman CL8 is the largest in the CL range with a nominal heat output of 8kW

Technical Data
  • Height: 572mm
  • Width: 563mm
  • Depth: 363mm

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 5 flames
Quality of finish 2.5 flames
Value for money 5 flames
Ease of use 2.5 flames
Ease of lighting 3 flames
Firebox size 2.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 4 flames
Controllability 4.5 flames
Handle operation 3.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 3 flames

Most Recent Review

  • Disappointing

    Mary Coleman 2 years ago

    Very disappointed with this stove. Had to replace log holder as it literally just burnt out. The top casting again just burnt out and fell off. The parts are not very sturdy and are expensive
    to replace. Ash pan very small, has to be emptied regularly. Also it does not heat the amount of radiators it specifies. Expensive stove to buy and I would defnitely not recommend it. I thought I was buying a good stove but am very disappointed with how the parts literally just crumble away.

    Stove expert replied: It is strange that you have had more than one part fail. It could be due to over firing of the stove so I would suggest a flue thermometer to insure that you are operating the stove withing the correct parameters.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

Most Popular Review

  • Yeoman CL8 - disappointing

    Louise Norman 3 years ago

    We got one of these 3 years ago. First thing was the the door kept popping open - making it unsafe and usable. Turned out that Stovax (who own Yeoman) had recalled this stove and were fitting new doors. It took 5 months for the new door to arrive during which time we couldn't use the thing - Stovax did not rush to sort this problem for us. So the new door stays shut, but it doesn't fit very well. There are gaps in several places, despite new rope seals. We don't get anything like the efficiency we should. The glass is also difficult to keep clean - I don't think much of the air wash system. It wasn't a cheap stove. I shan't be buying Stovax or any of their other brands again.

    Stove expert replied: It is good that you had a replacement door sent to you by Stovax but this seems strange that it is not a good fit. There is normally some adjustment that can be made to make the seal that is required to enable an efficient burning process. Did your installer or a rep from Stovax fit the new door? Have you been back to them regarding the poor fit or requested advice on how to improve the fit? What fuel are you using? Providing the air controls are in a open position (once an established fire has been achieved closing the air vent will adjust the rate of burn normally but maintaining a clear glass), the flue draw is adequate and the fuel is of a good quality with a moisture content of less than 20% then the glass should remain clear - closing the vents, a poor flue draw or wet fuel can prevent this and lead to a blackening of the glass.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames