Masonry Heaters > Castleton Vt. Masonry Heater

The stone columns are chimneys and the arch supports a heated bench on the second floor.
The stone columns are chimneys and the arch supports a heated bench on the second floor.

The left column is the main chimney, the right column feeds the upper bench. The path that the gasses flow can be controlled with a series of dampers. Both the lower and upper benches can be turned on or off to the heat.