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Last edited 03 Mar 2017
According to Approved document J, Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems, a 'throat' is a contracted part of the flue between a fireplace recess and its chimney.
[Image: Construction of fireplace gathers]
[Image: Open fireplaces - throat and fireplace components]
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