A 1798 engraving of the House from "A Selection of Views in the County of Lincoln"
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 opeate it as a holiday cottage rental.
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.
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
Book Type: Softback
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Montagu Venables-Bertie, 2nd Earl of Abingdon, 17th-18th centuries. 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