The first house (demolished) from a 1904 postcard
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 LutyensDate: 1925-27
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
Book Type: Hardback
Title: Georgian: The Magazine of the Georgian Group, The
Year Published: NA
Reference: Jan. 2002, pg. 13
Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
Book Type: Magazine
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Grade II
Seat of: Margaret Francis
Past Seat 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