Buckley Rumford Fireplaces
Stacked Rumfords

Stacked Rumfords are are common. Or at least they were in the 18th century when people heated with fireplaces. Every room had a fireplace. Smoke chambers and flues from lower level fireplaces were sloped to pass to one side and behind fireplaces above. Typically only top floor flues were straight and plumb.

Here are some examples. Click on images for more detail.

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