List of Edwin Lutyens buildings

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Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens (1869 – 1944) was a British architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many English country houses and has been referred to as "the greatest British architect"[1] This list of Edwin Lutyens buildings provides brief details of many of his works, in most cases providing links to longer articles about each work.

Name Image Location State/
Country
Designed Completed Notes Coordinates
100 King Street 100 King Street, Manchester Manchester England 1928 1935 A castle-like Art Deco building surrounded on all four sides by roads, and featuring carvings by the local sculptor John Ashton Floyd; built for the Midland Bank.[2] 53°28′50″N 2°14′32″W / 53.48058°N 2.24225°W / 53.48058; -2.24225
Abbey House Abbey House Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria, England 1910 1914 Guest-house built in the Tudor Revival style, of red ashlar and slate, for Vickers Ltd,[3] 54°08′19″N 3°12′01″E / 54.13869°N 3.20019°E / 54.13869; 3.20019
Baroda House New Delhi India 1921 1936 Residence of the Maharaja of Baroda in Delhi 28°37′01″N 77°13′50″E / 28.61685°N 77.23047°E / 28.61685; 77.23047
BMA House BMA House Tavistock Square Central London, England 1911 1925 Headquarters building originally deisgned for the Theosophical Society with construction taken over by the British Medical Association 51°31′33″N 0°07′44″W / 51.52592°N 0.12893°W / 51.52592; -0.12893
Bois des Moutiers Bois des Moutiers Varengeville-sur-Mer Haute-Normandie, France 1911 1930 Remodelling of an existing 1850s house in the Arts and Crafts style by Lutyens, with gardens laid out by Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll 49°54′43″N 0°59′00″E / 49.91182°N 0.98326°E / 49.91182; 0.98326
Castle Drogo Castle Drogo Drewsteignton Devon, England 1911 1930 English country house borrowing styles of castle-building from the medieval and Tudor periods, along with more minimalist contemporary approaches 50°41′45″N 3°48′40″W / 50.69587°N 3.81115°W / 50.69587; -3.81115
The Cenotaph The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London Whitehall Central London, England 1919 1920 The site of the British annual National Service of Remembrance. Originally a wood-and-plaster structure designed by Lutyens and erected in 1919, later replaced by a replica in Portland stone and taking the form of a pylon rising in a series of set-backs to an empty tomb (cenotaph) on its summit. The model for cenotaphs around the world. 51°30′10″N 0°07′34″W / 51.50267°N 0.12609°W / 51.50267; -0.12609
Deanery Garden Deanery Garden Sonning Berkshire, England 1899 1901 Arts and Crafts style house with garden laid out by Lutyens and planted by garden designer Gertrude Jekyll;[4] one of the several commissions from Edward Hudson, founder of Country Life magazine. 51°28′28″N 0°54′41″W / 51.47447°N 0.91138°W / 51.47447; -0.91138
Hannen Columbarium Hannen Columbarium Wargrave Berkshire, England 1905 1907 Columbarium combining Byzantine Revival with Arts and Crafts and with classical architectural lines, in the form of a 12 feet (3.7 m) square building of red-brick, red-tile, glass-tile and stonework.[5][6] Lutyen's earliest mausoleum design, recognised as an embodyment of the point at which he fully incorporated classical architecture in his designs.[7] 51°29′58″N 0°52′24″W / 51.49948°N 0.87339°W / 51.49948; -0.87339
Heathcote Heathcote Ilkley West Yorkshire, England 1906 1908 Villa representing Lutyens first comprehensive use of the Neoclassical style,[8] and the precursor of later buildings in Edwardian Baroque style and those of New Delhi.[9] Built for John Thomas Hemingway, wool merchant. 53°55′28″N 1°50′11″W / 53.92456°N 1.83636°W / 53.92456; -1.83636
Hestercombe Gardens Hestercombe Gardens West Monkton, Taunton Somerset, England 1904 1906 Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll laid out an Edwardian garden at Hestercombe House between 1904 and 1906 for the Hon E.W.B. Portman,[10] 51°03′08″N 3°05′01″W / 51.05220°N 3.08372°W / 51.05220; -3.08372
Holy Island War Memorial Holy Island War Memorial Lindisfarne Northumberland, England 1922 A grade II* listed First World War memorial in local pink ashlar stone, recognised as part of a "national collection" of Lutyens memorials.[11][12] 55°40′06″N 1°48′02″W / 55.66828°N 1.80065°W / 55.66828; -1.80065
Hyderabad House New Delhi India 1926 1928 Residence of Osman Ali Khan, Nizam VII, an amalgam of the Mughal and European architecture 28°36′58″N 77°13′40″E / 28.61601°N 77.22789°E / 28.61601; 77.22789
Linden Lodge School Wimbledon South London, England 1934 1934 51°26′37″N 0°12′48″W / 51.44370°N 0.21320°W / 51.44370; -0.21320
Lindisfarne Castle Lindisfarne Castle Lindisfarne Northumberland, England 1901 19914 16th Century castle remodelled as an Arts and Crafts style family home for Edward Hudson 55°40′08″N 1°47′05″W / 55.66902°N 1.78481°W / 55.66902; -1.78481
Little Thakeham Little Thakeham Horsham Sussex, England 1902 1903 Arts and Crafts style, Grade I listed private house designed for Ernest Blackburn, a pre-school headmaster who inherited a fortune, it is the first in which Lutyens mixed neoclassical architecture into his previously vernacular style.[13][14] 50°55′49″N 0°25′24″W / 50.93035°N 0.42322°W / 50.93035; -0.42322
Marshcourt Marshcourt Marsh Court, Stockbridge, Hampshire Hampshire, England 1901 1905 Arts and Crafts style in ashlar, with a Tudor exterior employing lines of black flint and red tile.[15][16] Built for Herbert Johnson, a fortunate London Stock Exchange trader. 51°06′02″N 1°29′32″W / 51.10069°N 1.49223°W / 51.10069; -1.49223
Munstead Wood Lutyens houses and gardens (1921) (14760674751).jpg Munstead Heath, Busbridge Surrey, England 1889 1897 A very early commission for Gertrude Jekyll, an Arts and Crafts style house inspired by local vernacular architecture

51°10′31″N 0°35′47″W / 51.17516°N 0.59648°W / 51.17516; -0.59648

Orchards Orchards, Surrey Bramley, Surrey, Godalming Surrey, England 1897 1899 Like Munstead Wood, an Arts and Crafts style house inspired by local vernacular architecture, an early commission for William and Julia Chance.

51°10′48″N 0°34′53″W / 51.18002°N 0.58133°W / 51.18002; -0.58133

Overstrand Hall Overstrand Hall Overstrand Norfolk, England 1899 1901 Pevsner describes it as "one of (Lutyens's) most remarkable buildings"[17] employing a range of materials drawing from diverse architectural styles.

52°55′07″N 1°19′53″E / 52.91863°N 1.33152°E / 52.91863; 1.33152

Rashtrapathi Bhavan Rashtrapathi Bhavan New Delhi India 1912 1929 Designed as the Viceroy's House for the Governor-General of India during the British Raj period, and now the official home of the President of India[18] 28°36′52″N 77°11′58″E / 28.61440°N 77.19948°E / 28.61440; 77.19948
St Mary's Church, Pixham St Marys Church, Pixham (geograph 2986929).jpg Pixham, Dorking Surrey, England Chapel of ease to Dorking parish church, having a barrel-vaulted ceiling. Grade II* listed.

51°14′23″N 0°18′59″W / 51.23964°N 0.31648°W / 51.23964; -0.31648

Thiepval Memorial Thiepval Memorial Thiepval Picardy, France 1928 1932 War memorial to 72,195 missing British and South African men, who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave.

50°03′02″N 2°41′09″E / 50.05058°N 2.68573°E / 50.05058; 2.68573

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Memorial to the Missing of the Somme" 2006. Gavin Stamp.
  2. ^ Hartwell, Clare (2001), Manchester, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Penguin Books, pp. 165–167, ISBN 978-0-14-071131-8 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Abbey House Hotel (1197910)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Historic England. "Deanery Garden (1000445)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Hannen Mausoleum". The Mausolea and Monuments Trust website. The Mausolea and Monuments Trust. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  6. ^ Pearson, Lynn F. (2008). Mausoleums. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 0 7478 0518 0. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "Byzantium in Berkshire". Apollo - The International Art Magazine. Press Holdings Media Group Ltd. 1 April 2005. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  8. ^ Gradidge, Roderick (1981). Edwin Lutyens: Architect Laureate. London: George Allen and Unwin pp.44
  9. ^ Gradidge, Roderick (1981). Edwin Lutyens: Architect Laureate. London: George Allen and Unwin pp.63–68
  10. ^ "Garden walls, paving and steps on the south front of Hestercombe House". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  11. ^ "National Collection of Lutyens' War Memorials Listed". Historic England. 7 November 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  12. ^ Historic England. "Holy Island War Memorial (1042308)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 26 February 2016. 
  13. ^ Gradidge, Roderick (1981). Edwin Lutyens: Architect Laureate. London: George Allen and Unwin. pp. 49–52. ISBN 0-04-720023-5. 
  14. ^ Historic England. "Little Thakeham (1027209)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  15. ^ Ridley, Jane (2002). The Architect and his Wife: A Life of Edwin Lutyens. London: Chatto & Windus. pp. 145–6. ISBN 0-7011-7201-0. 
  16. ^ Lloyd, David; Pevsner, Nikolaus (1973). The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Harmondsworth: Penguin. pp. 312–3. 
  17. ^ The Buildings of England: Norfolk 1: Norwich and the North-East, page 633
  18. ^ "The history of Rashtrapati Bhavan : The official home of the President of India". 19 September 2015.