The Dovre 700, from BMF
£1,788 (0113-266 0096; www.bmfonline.co.uk)
A combination of classic design and up-to-date technology. A separate ash pan makes cleaning easier, and the multi-fuel model is available with a fixed grate or riddling grate, and a clear or lattice window. The wood-burning version incorporates a clean-burn system approved by the Department of the Environment for use in smoke-controlled zones.
Heat output 12kw
The Petworth, from Chesney’s
£1,566 (020-7627 1410; www.chesneys.co.uk)
Available in black, ivory, sage green, atlantic, terracotta and silver finishes. Also available as a 6kw multi-fuel stove.
Heat output 8kw
The Exmoor, from Yeoman Stoves
From £695 (01392 474500; www.yeoman-stoves.co.uk)
The Exmoor is ideally suited for smaller rooms. A curved glass window gives a view of the roaring flames within.
Heat output 4.9kw
Efficiency 78% on wood; 85% on solid fuel
The Jotul MF 3,
from Jotul Stoves
£1,290 (01527 506010; www.jotul.com)
Cast-iron and black-painted only with a large open window. Burns wood and smokeless fuel. Optional extras include rear heatshield and short legs.
Heat output 10kw
Efficiency 79% on wood, 70% on smokeless fuel
Much Wenlock Classic, from Aga
£1,250 (0845 712 5207; www.aga-web.co.uk)
A medium-sized stove that burns both solid fuel and wood, with cool-touch handles and a boiler option. A large window offers a view of the flames.
Heat output 4.1-5.5kw
The Dru 78, from Drugasar
£1,480 (0161-793 8700; www.drugasar.co.uk)
Built from Norwegian cast iron, it’s designed to withstand Scandinavian-style winters.
Heat output 11kw
Or go bespoke
(01772 716375; www.burningdesires.co.uk)
The Cast Iron Fireplace Company
(020-8942 8881; www.castironfireplacecompany.com)
(020-7627 1410; www.chesneys.co.uk)
(0161-408 2570; www.firemaker.co.uk)