Chimney Pots ……..

   I love chimney pots! They are very commonplace in Europe….not so much here in the U.S.

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They are usually made of terra cotta, but can be copper or other metals. My favorite are terra cotta.

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We would like to add two on our chimney here at Oak Cottage.

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Aren’t they wonderfully fun?

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Here’s  a French cottage with chimney pots on both chimneys.

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The aging over time adds so much character.

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The pic below is in Paris…with the Sacre Coeur in the background.

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{The picture above is from Views from My Kitchen Sink}

All other pictures are from my Chimney Pots board here.

Are you familiar with chimney pots? What do you know about them? Love to hear…..

Blessings~

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Comments

  1. Very interesting. Never heard of them so I learned something new today. I haven’t travelled to Europe.

  2. Very pretty! Not familiar with but love the pics!!!

    • Aren’t they so wonderful? I love the pictures of seeing them all together. So much character. Hope to soon add a couple to our cottage. Have a great afternoon!

  3. I knew nothing about chimney pots. thanks for the lesson. I love them!

  4. Cool, are they for a reason…or just decorative? Fun!

    • Lynne….they are like a small smoke stack. They protect the chimney and flue, as well as, are decorative. =) Aren’t they so neat? I just love them!

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