DiCamillo Companion

Gate Burton Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Thomas Hutton

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Gate Burton is famous today for its chateau ("shatoo" in Lincolnshire speak) or temple or summer house. The chateau was the creation of John Platt, who built it in 1747 for Thomas Hutton, who had recently purchased the estate. The chateau is today on a long lease to The Landmark Trust, who operate it as a holiday rental.

  • Architect: John Platt

    Date: 1747-48
    Designed: Chateau or Temple (folly) for Thomas Hutton

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    Architect: Detmar Jellings Blow

    Date: 1913
    Designed: Added North Façade for Sandars family

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 35, 1852.

  • Title: Lincolnshire Houses
    Author: Thorold, Henry
    Year Published: 1999
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing) Ltd.
    ISBN: 0859552543
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Montagu Venables-Bertie, 2nd Earl of Abingdon, 17th-18th centuries. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Thomas Hutton, 18th century; Hutton family here from 1747 until 1903. Sandars family, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: Divided into three homes

  • House Open to Public: Folly / Outbuildings Only - By Appointment

    Historic Houses Member: No