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Gate Burton Hall, Gate Burton

Description: Gate Burton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 October 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 197058

OS Grid Reference: SK8369183040
OS Grid Coordinates: 483691, 383040
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3377, -0.7446

Location: A156, Gate Burton, Lincolnshire DN21 5BA

Locality: Gate Burton
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN21 5BA

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Listing Text

DRIVE (north side)

3/11 Gate Burton Hall (formerly
16.10.79 listed as Gate Burton Hall,
G.V. II * Gate Burton House)

Country house now 3 residences. 1774-80, 1913-14, by Detmar
Blow, c.1920. Brown brick, red brick, limestone ashlar dressings.
Black pantile and slate hipped roofs with 8 stacks to rear, Brown
brick C18 south front with red brick single storey 2 bay
additions to left and right of 1913-14. Two and a half storey, 5
bay C18 front with brick plinth, broad first floor ashlar band
and narrower ashlar band above. 3 central bays project slightly
with central ashlar doorway with round moulded head and surround,
ornate, scrolled keystone with looped festoons of fruit and
flowers above and moulded cornice. Partially glazed double doors
and large plain fanlight. Doorway flanked by 2 glazing bar
sashes on each side with 5 glazing bar sashes above and 5 smaller
glazing bar sashes above. Moulded ashlar cornice and parapet
above rising to pediment over 3 central bays. Single storey bays
to left and right with ashlar plinth and 2 glazing bar sashes
each, with raised ashlar keystones. Moulded ashlar band above
with ashlar dressed red brick parapet. C18 west front with red
brick additions to 7 bay ground floor and 3 storey, 2 bays to
left of 1913-14. 2 glazing bar sashes to right set in blind
rectangular openings with raised ashlar keystones. Windows
flanked by broad brick pilasters. Ashlar band above runs across
3 bays to left supported by 2 ashlar rectangular columns with
flanking ashlar pilasters. 3 round headed brick arches set
behind. Ashlar dressed brick parapet-above. Brown brick C18
house set back above with 5 glazingbar sashes and 4 smaller
glazing bar sashes above. 2 bays to left project forward with
giant order ashlar corner pilaster to right with rounded base and
re-entrant curved capital. Ashlar quoins to left. 2 glazing bar
sashes with 2 glazing bar sashes above, all with raised ashlar r
keystones. Ashlar band above and 2 glazing bar sashes above.
Ashlar modillioned cornice above with ashlar dressed brick
parapet. North front of 1913-14 of red brick with ashlar
dressings. Two and a half storeys, 5 bay front with plinth, 4
giant order pilasters with Corinthian capitals, second floor
ashlar band and ashlar quoins. Central ashlar doorway with round
moulded head and scrolled keystone, with festoons of fruit and
flowers above and scrolled open pediment supported on ornate,
scrolled brackets. Panelled doors. Doorway flanked by single
narrow glazing bar sashes under continuous ashlar cornice.
Doorway flanked by single glazing bar sashes with moulded ashlar
architraves and keystones, with single glazing bar sashes beyond
with raised ashlar keystones. 3 glazing bar sashes above doorway
with moulded ashlar architraves and raised keystones. Single
glazing bar sashes beyond with raised ashlar keystones. Narrow
glazing bar sash between first and second windows to left. 5
glazing bar sashes above with narrow glazing bar sash between
first and second windows to left. Modillioned ashlar dressed
pediment rises above central 3 bays with keyed oculus. Red brick
wing to east of c1920 with regularly placed glazingbar sashes
with raised ashlar keystones and moulded ashlar eaves. Fine neo-
classical interior of Detmar Blow. Hall with 3 giant order plain
round headed arches with scrolled keystones. 2 flight ashlar
staircase and gallery with ornate tread ends and ornate wrought
iron banisters and upper balustrade. 2 panelled rooms, that to
the south west painted green and gold with bands of egg and dart
decoration. Panelled plaster ceiling with floral festoons and
musical instruments. Adam type white marble fireplace with inner
green marble moulded surround. Library with American cedar
panelling with 5 large round headed niches with scrolled
keystones. Large Venetian window to east. Ornate white marble
fireplace with central panel with angel and cherubs, inner yellow
and grey streaked marble moulded surround. Small study on north-
east with plaster ceiling band of acorns and oak leaves, ornate
white marble fireplace with inlaid coloured marble. Upstairs
rooms with good quality, often ornate, fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SK8369183040

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Source: English Heritage

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