The House from a 1906 postcard
Built / Designed For: Sir Robert Sheffield
House & Family History: Sir Robert Smirke designed the House during the Regency period. Previous owners include the Sheffield family, who once owned Buckingham Palace.
Garden & Outbuildings: The Park today stands at 350 acres.
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 1995
Reference: pg. 880
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Softback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Sir Robert Sheffield, 5th Bt., 19th century; Sir Berkeley Sheffield, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Government
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction
Ownership Details: Owned by North Lincolnshire Council.