Edwin Lutyens Architect, England

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Edwin Lutyens Architect

Arts & Crafts Architecture by Scotland + England, UK – Key Buildings

Edwin Lutyens – Key Projects

Major Lutyens Buildings – featured

Grey Walls Hotel, Gullane, east Scotland, UK
Ferry Inn, west Scotland, UK
Lindisfarne, Northumbria, northeast England, UK

Featured Lutyens Buildings – in more detail
English architect Edwin Lutyens only designed two houses in Scotland

Grey Walls, in Gullane, East Lothian
Lutyens-designed house, Gertrude Jekyll-designed gardens: like entering an Agatha Christie film.

Grey Walls Hotel

Edwin Lutyens House
Lutyens house: image © Isabelle Lomholt

Lutyens House – Ferry Inn, an Arts & Crafts house near Helensburgh
The house was put up for sale in late 2004 by FPD Savills
Category A Listed House
Strictly Private
Built: 1896/97 for Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll

Edwin Lutyens house : Ferry Inn, west Scotland

Lutyens extended the original Ferry Inn that dated from around 1800. Edwin was only 27 when he started the project. The original Inn was later demolished. The house is in the Arts & Crafts style and has three rather different elevations.

(Building in the general area of Ferry Inn: Hill House by Rennie Mackintosh?

Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Northumbria, northeast England
Date built: –
Lindisfarne Castle
Lutyens building: image © Adrian Welch
Edwin Lutyens castle : buildings on Holy Island

Britannic House, 1 Finsbury Circus, London
Dates built: 1921-25
1 Finsbury Circus
photo © webbaviation
Built as Anglo Persian Oil Company, later BP

St Jude on the Hill, Central Square, Barnet, London NW11
Date built: 1910
St Jude on the Hill
photo © Nick Weall
Hampstead Garden Suburb Buildings

Silver Street bridge in Cambridge by Queens’ College & Benson Court at Magdalene College (1930-32): Cambridge Architecture

Another Scottish Country House by an English architect in the Arts & Crafts style: Sandford Country House Hotel by architect MH Baillie Scott

Architect Background

In 1885 Edwin Lutyens became a student at the Kensington School of Art but did not last the course. He joined the office of Ernest George and Peto where he made friends with chief assistant Herbert Baker; Edwin was later to collaborate with him in the building of New Delhi.

Edwin started work as an architect in 1889 and married in 1897. Sir Edwin Lutyens died in 1944.

The architect made his name designing English country houses in the arts & crafts style, working with garden designer Gertrude Jekyll.

Edwin Lutyens Architect – Major Buildings

British Embassy, Washington DC, USA
Castle Drogo, Dartmoor, Devon, England
Cenotaph, Whitehall, London
Crypt, Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, UK
Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa
Lindisfarne Castle remodelling, Northumbria, England
Munstead Wood, Surrey, England – Gertrude Jekyll’s home
Thiepval Arch, Somme, France
Viceroy’s House, (Rastrapati Bhavan), New Delhi, India

Edwin Lutyens memorial : London Cenotaph

Edwin Lutyens – Key English Building

Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, nr Exeter, Devon
Date built: 1910-30
Client: Julius Drewe, merchant
Castle Drogo gardens were designed by Gertrude Jekyll, high above the River Teign
National Trust property Tel. 01647 433306

Famous Lutyens houses

Deanery Garden
for Edward Hudson – Country Life magazine proprietor

Munstead Wood, 2km southeast of Godalming, near London
Date built: 1896
An important building as built for long-term collaborator Gertrude Jekyll

Goddards, Abinger Common, Surrey
Date built: 1900
extended by Lutyens in 1910. Garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll
Goddards was given to the Lutyens Trust in 1991. Run by the Landmark Trust.

Edwin Lutyens Architect – Other Buildings / Structures

Design listed alphabetically:

Crooksbury, England
Date built: 1889

Les Bois des Moutiers, Normandy, France
Date built: 1898

Liverpool Crypt

Middleton Park, England
Date built: 1938

Midland Bank, 140 Leadenhall Street, London EC3
Date built: 1931

Penheale Manor – new wing, Cornwall, England
Date built: 1920

Thiepval Arch: Memorial to the Missing, Thiepval, Somme
Date built: 1932

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Edwin Lutyens Architect – Practice Information

Former architect practice based in southern England, UK

Scottish Architecture

English Buildings

Scottish Castles – key buildings

Edwin Lutyens Architect, House
Lutyens house – Grey Walls : image © Isabelle Lomholt

RIBA Gold Medal Winner of 1921

Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire
some building elements by this architect

Architectural Tours

Liverpool Architecture

Architecture Studios

Buildings / photos for the Edwin Lutyens Architect page welcome

Edwin Lutyens buildings – page

Useful Links:
Gertrude Jekyll: www.gertrudejekyll.co.uk
Lutyens Trust: www.lutyenstrust.org.uk

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