This delightful temple - commonly known as 'the chateau' - was built in 1747 by James Platt of Rotherham for Gate Burton Hall.
Rod Callow, 2008
The east front of the chateau built in 1747 by James Platt of Rotherham for Gate Burton Hall..
This house was built by William Hutton in 1768 and was occupied by the Hutton family until 1908 when it was sold to J D Sandars.
Sandars and the son who succeeded him after the First World War made alterations to the north front (seen here) and also to the interior (in 1934).
This is the south elevation of the original (1774-80) Hall built for William Hutton.
T R Leach Collection, 1980
View of the Hall from the north-west.
View from the west. The eighteenth century building is to the right, the early twentieth century adidtions to the left.
The nave wall has windows with cusped tracery of different designs, separated by buttresses.
The tower is topped with an ornamental parapet, gargoyles and ornate pinnacles.
St Helen’s lies in parkland not far from Gate Burton Hall.
The church comprises chancel, nave and west tower, and was built by Sir G G Scott in 1866.
Described by Pevsner as a ‘good estate church’.
The interior furnishings including the ornate altar and painted triptych, are all 19th century.
The church has, however, a 12th century drum font.