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Gate Burton
 
Gate Burton, Hall
Gate Burton, Hall
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 and also to the interior (in 1934).

H D Martineau c.1980
Gate Burton, Hall, William Hutton, J D Sandars
Gate Burton, St Helen
Gate Burton, St Helen
Gate Burton, St Helen

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.

September 2015

Gate Burton, St Helen church
Gate Burton, St Helen
Gate Burton, St Helen
Gate Burton, St Helen

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’.

September 2015

Gate Burton, St Helen church, George Gilbert Scott
Gate Burton, St Helen
Gate Burton, St Helen
Gate Burton, St Helen

The interior furnishings including the ornate altar and painted triptych, are all 19th century.

The church has, however, a 12th century drum font.

September 2015

Gate Burton, St Helen church