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Gledstone Hall (Gledestone Hall)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house (the first house) on the site that was demolished 1925-27 and replaced by the current Lutyens house (the second house), which is the focus of this record.

    Built / Designed For: Sir Amos Nelson

    Comments: Gledstone is considered Lutyens's last great house.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The House sits in a 30-acre estate. Carr of York's Stableblock is extant.

  • Architect: Edwin Landseer Lutyens

    Date: 1925-27
    Designed: Second House for Sir Amos Nelson

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    Architect: Gertrude Jekyll

    Date: 1920s
    Designed: Garden for for Sir Amos Nelson

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    Architect: John Carr

    Date: 1770s
    Designed: Stableblock for Richard Roundell

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    Architect: John Carr

    Date: Circa 1770
    Designed: First House for Richard Roundell

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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. 54, 1852.

    Country Life: LXXVII, 374 plan, 1935.

  • Title: Glory of the English House, The
    Author: Esher, Lionel
    Year Published: 1997
    Reference: pg. 183
    Publisher: London: Barrie & Jenkins
    ISBN: 0752904434
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Georgian: The Magazine of the Georgian Group, The
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Jan. 2002, pg. 13
    Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Magazine

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Margaret Francis

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER (FIRST) HOUSE: Richard Roundell, 18th century; The Rev. William Roundell, 18th century; Richard Henry Roundell, 19th century; Roundell family here until 1923. SEATED AT CURRENT (SECOND) HOUSE: Sir Amos Nelson, 1927-47.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No