The Cenotaph, London, 1919
Photograph by Tim Skelton

This is only a small selection of the books available with work by Sir Edwin. Most are out of print but may be obtained through your library service. For second-hand copies try or Some had very limited print runs – as few as 250 copies in some cases – so expect second-hand copies to reflect this.

Amery, Colin & Richardson, Margaret
‘Lutyens, the work of English Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens’ (1869-1944) Exhibition Catalogue, The Arts Council, 1981

Amery, Colin & Knevitt, Charles
‘Britannic House, a palace upon a cliff’, Polymoth 1991

Barker, Michael
‘Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Shire Publications 2005

Benson, A. C. Sir Lawrence Weaver and E. V. Lucas
‘The Book of The Queen’s Dolls’ House’, Country Life, 1924

Brown, Jane
‘Lutyens and the Edwardians’, Viking 1997
‘Gardens of a Golden Afternoon – The Story of a Partnership; Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll’, Allen Lane 1982
‘Fulbrook’, Libanus Press 1989

Butler, A. S. G.
‘The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Memorial Volumes, Country Life and Scribners 1950

Ducamp, Emmanuel
‘Le Bois des Moutiers’, Flammarion Paris 1998

Edwards, Brian
‘Goddards: Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Phaidon 1996

Gradidge, Roderick
‘Edwin Lutyens: Architect Laureate’, George Allan & Unwin 1981

Green, Edwin
‘The House of Midland, a guide to Midland Bank Head Office’, Midland Bank 1990
‘Building for Bankers: Sir Edwin Lutyens and the Midland Bank 1921-1939‘, Midland Bank 1980

Greenberg, Allan
‘Lutyens and the Modern Movement’, Papadakis Publishing 2007

Geurst, Jeroen
‘Cemeteries of the Great War by Edwin Lutyens’, 010 Publishers 2010

Hopkins, Andrew & Stamp, Gavin
‘Lutyens Abroad’, British School in Rome, 2002

Hussey, Christopher
‘The Life of Sir Edwin Lutyens‘, Country Life & Scribners 1950

Inskip, Peter
‘Edwin Lutyens‘, Academy Editions 1979

Jekyll, Gertrude
‘Home and Garden‘, Longmans 1900

Lloyd, Colonel Pen
‘The History of the Mysterious Papillon Hall’, 1977

Lutyens, Mary
‘Edwin Lutyens, a Memoir by his daughter’, John Murray 1980

Lutyens, Robert
‘Sir Edwin Lutyens: an appreciation in perspective’, Robert Maclehose 1942

Lutyens, Robert
‘Notes of Sir Edwin Lutyens from a lecture given at the Artworker’s Guild June 18 1969’, Oriel Press for The Artworkers Guild 1970

Musgrave, C.
‘Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House’, Pitkin 1961

The National Trust
‘Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland’, The National Trust 1999

O’Neill, Daniel
‘Edwin Lutyens Country Houses’, Lund Humphries 1980

Percy, Clayre 
‘Goddards’, The Lutyens Trust 1993

Percy, Clayre & Ridley, Jane (Editors)
‘The Letters of Edwin Lutyens’, Collins 1985

Hugh Petter
‘Lutyens in Italy the building of the British School at Rome’, The British School at Rome 1992

Richardson, Margaret
‘Sketches by Edwin Lutyens’, Academy Editions 1994
‘Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: Edwin Lutyens’, Gregg 1973
‘Lutyens and the Sea Captain’, Scolar Press 1981

Ridley, Jane
‘The Architect and His Wife’, Chatto & Windus 2002

Singh, Malvika
‘New Delhi: Making of a Capital’, Roli Books 2009

Skelton, Tim & Gliddon, Gerald
‘Lutyens and the Great War’, Francis Lincoln 2008

Stamp, Gavin
‘Lutyens: Country Houses’, Aurum Press 2001

Stewart-Wilson, Mary
‘Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House’, Abbeville Press 1988

Volwahsen, Andreas
‘Imperial Delhi’, Prestel 2002

Weaver, Lawrence
‘Houses and Gardens by Edwin Lutyens’, Country Life 1913, reprinted Antique Collectors Club 1981, 1985, 1987, 1992, 1994

Wilhide, Elizabeth
‘Sir Edwin Lutyens, designing in the English Tradition’, Pavilion 2000

This is only a small selection of the books available with work by Sir Edwin. Most are out of print but may be obtained through your library service. For second-hand copies try or Some had very limited print runs – as few as 250 copies in some cases – so expect second-hand copies to reflect this.

‘London replanned, The Royal Academy’s Planning Committee’s Interim Report’, 1942

‘Victoria County History’, Leicestershire ‘Nature & Tradition:Arts and Crafts Architecture in and around Guildford’, Guildford Borough Council 1993

‘The Unromantic Castle’, Thames & Hudson London 1990, pp245-56

‘The Country Seat: Studies in the History of the British Country House’, Allen Lane London 1970, pp 267-71

Abercrombie, P. & Lutyens, E.
‘A plan for the City and County of Kingston-upon-Hull’, Hull 1945

Aldrich, Megan 
‘Gothic Revival’, Phaidon 1994

Anscombe, Isabelle 
‘Arts and crafts style’, Phaidon 1991

Clive Aslet 
‘The Last Country Houses’, Yale University Press 1982

Baker, Herbert 
‘Cecil Rhodes by his architect’, London, Oxford 1934

Bisgrove, Richard 
‘The gardens of Gertrude Jekyll’, Frances Lincoln 1992

Brown, Jane 
‘Eminent Gardeners’, Viking 1990

Butler, A. S. G. 
Dictionary of Business Biography, 3 H-L, Butterworths London 1985, pp 879-883

Calloway, Stephen 
‘Twentieth Century Decoration, the domestic interior from 1900 to the present day’, 1988

Colvin & Harris 
‘The Country Seat’, The Penguin Press 1970

Cooper, Jeremy
‘Victorian & Edwardian furniture & interiors’, Thames & Hudson 1987

Cornforth, John 
‘The Search for a Style, Country Life and Architecture 1897-1935’, Country Life 1988

Curtis, William
‘Modern Architecture since 1900’. London: Phaidon Press, 1996

Davey, Peter 
‘Arts and Crafts Architecture’, The Architectural Press 1980 (Phaidon 1995)

Edwards, Brian (for the section on Goddards) 
‘Arts and Crafts Houses 1’, Phaidon 1999

Elliott, Brent 
‘The Country House Garden’, Mitchell Beazley 1995

Esher, Lionel 
‘The glory of the English house’, Barrie & Jenkins Ltd 1991

Fawcett, Jane 
‘Seven Victorian Architects’, Pennsylvania State University Press 1976

Festing, Sally 
‘Gertrude Jekyll’, Viking 1991

Ford, Edward R.
‘The Details of Modern Architecture’. MIT Press 2003

Girouard, Mark 
‘Life in the English country house’, Yale University Press 1978

Goodhart-Rendell, H. S.
‘English Architecture since the Regency’, 1953

Gow, Ian 
‘Scottish House & Gardens’, Aurum Press 1997

Gradidge, Roderick 
‘Dream Houses the Edwardian Ideal’, Constable 1980

Gradidge, Roderick 
‘The Surrey Style’, Surrey Historic Buildings Trust 1991

Lycett Green, Candida 
‘The perfect English country house’, Pavilion Books Ltd 1991

Lycett Green, Candida 
‘Country Life 100 favourite houses’, Boxtree 1999

Greig, Doreen E. 
‘Herbert Baker, in South Africa’, Cape Town, 1970

Hall Michael 
‘The English Country House’, Mitchell Beazley 1994

Russell Hitchcock, Henry 
‘Modern Architecture: Romanticism and Reintegration’, Payson & Clark 1929 reprinted Da Capo 1993

Russell Hitchcock, Henry 
‘Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century’, Penguin 1958

Hitchmough, Wendy 
‘Arts and Crafts Gardens’, Pavilion 1997

Hogg, Garry 
‘A guide to English Country Houses’, Hamlyn 1969

Hussey, Christopher 
‘The Country Seat’, edited by Howard Colvin and John Harris 1970

Jekyll, Gertrude 
‘Wall and Water Gardens’, Country Life 1901

Jekyll, Gertrude
‘Home and Garden’, Longman, Green & Co 1900

Jekyll , G. & Weaver, L.
‘Gardens for Small Country Houses’, Country Life 1912

Johnson, Paul 
‘Castles of England Scotland and Wales’, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1978

Furneaux Jordan, Robert 
‘A picture history of the English house’, Edward Hutton 1959

Lutyens, Robert
‘Six Great Architects’, Hamish Hamilton 1959

Marriott, Charles 
‘Modern English Architecture’ 1924

Mowl & Earnshaw, 
‘Trumpet at a distant gate’, Waterstone 1985

Munthesis, Herman 
‘The English House’, Granada 1979 Musson, Jeremy ‘The English Manor House’, Aurum Press 1999

Ottewill, David 
‘The Edwardian Garden’, Yale University Press 1989

Page, Russell 
‘The education of a gardener’, Collins 1983

Pevsner, N.
‘The Buildings of England’, ed. , Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, North Devon, South Devon, Hertfordshire, West Kent, London Vol. I, Middlesex, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, North Somerset, Surrey, Sussex, Yorkshire-West Riding.

Rambert, Frank
Jardins de Guerre (War Gardens) – British Cemeteries on the Western Front
ISBN 978-2-940406-86-9

Randal Phillips, R.
‘The Modern English Interior’, undated

Reilly, C. H. 
‘Representative British Architects of the Present Day’, Batsford 1931

Saint, Andrew 
‘Richard Norman Shaw’, Yale University Press 1976

Service, Alastair 
‘Edwardian Architecture and its origins’, The Architectural Press 1975

Stamp, Gavin 
‘The English House’, exhibition catalogue, University of Chicago 1981

Stamp Gavin 
‘Edwin Lutyens; Country Houses from the Archives of Country Life’, Aurum Press 2001

Tankard & Wood 
‘Gertrude Jekyll at Munstead Wood’, Bramley Books 1996

Tankard & Valkenburgh 
‘Gertrude Jekyll A vision of garden and wood’, John Murray 1988

Tipping, Avary 
‘English Gardens’, Country Life 1925

Turnor, Reginald 
‘The Smaller English House’, Batsford 1952

Waterson, Merlin
‘The National Trust, The First 100 Years’, BBC Books 1994

Weaver, Lawrence 
‘Small Country Houses their repair and enlargement’, Country Life 1914

Weaver, Lawrence 
‘Small Country Houses of Today’, Country Life 1910

Weaver, Lawrence 
‘Small Country Houses of Today’, Country Life 1919

Weaver, Lawrence
‘The “Country Life” Book of Cottages’, Country Life 1919

Weaver, Lawrence 
‘Cottages’, Country Life 1926

Willmott, Ernest 
‘English House Design’, Batsford 1911

Articles on Lutyens in Periodicals

‘Reminiscences of Sir Edwin Lutyens’ (full account of symposium on Lutyens) Architectural Association Journal vol 74, March 1959, pp 226-36

‘The Necessity for Lutyens’, Architects Journal 97 (18 February) 119-20

‘Edwin Landseer Lutyens (1869-1944)’, Architects Journal 99, (6 January 1944) pp 3-4

‘Sir Edwin Lutyens 1869-1944’, Architect and Building News 177, 7 January 1944, pp 3-9

Aslet, Clive 
‘Charms of discomfort:Lindisfarne’, Connoisseur, v 214, August 1984, pp 52-5

Auchincloss, Eve 
‘The world’s best dolls’ house’, Connoisseur, v 218, June 1988, pp110-19

Betjeman, John 
‘Memorial to a Great Architect’, Country Life, vol 109, February 2 1951, pp 324-5

Binney, Marcus 
‘An Architecture of Law and Order’, Country Life, vol 145, April 10 1969, pp 826-7

Brett, Lionel 
‘The Cyma and the Hollyhock’, Architectural Review 92, March 1943, pp 80-1

Cameron, Roderick 
‘Lindisfarne’, Architectural Digest, v 43, November 1986, pp 134-41

Casson, Hugh 
‘London;Lutyens revived’, Mimar, no 4, 19 April 1982

Cortes, J. A. 
‘The Autonomy of contour in the houses by Sir Edwin Lutyens’ Comp. Arquit.,m A & Archit., 1 (1988) pp103-22

Eden, W.A. 
‘Hampstead Garden Suburb’, RIBA Journal, LXIV, 1957

Goodhart-Rendel, H 
‘Sir Edwin Lutyens O.M. P.R.A.’, RIBA Journal, vol 51, January 1944, pp 51-3

Goodhart-Rendel, H 
‘Lutyens and his work’, The Builder, vol 168, February 16 1945, pp 127-31

Goodhart-Rendel, H 
‘The work of the late Sir Edwin Lutyens O.M.’ , RIBA Journal, vol 52, March 1945, pp123-9

Greenberg, A 
‘Lutyens’s architecture restudied’, Perspecta, XII, 1969, pp. 129-52

Greig, Doreen E. 
‘The work of Edwin Lutyens in Johannesburg’, Mafeking Mail, vol. I, no. 5, May 1978

Gutheim, Frederick 
‘London after the War’, Magazine of Art, XXXVI, 1943

Hill, Oliver 
‘Review of the Memorial Volumes’, The Builder, vol 181, October 26 1951, pp546-9

Hill, Oliver 
‘The genius of Edwin Lutyens’, Country Life, vol 145, March 27 1969, pp 710-12

Hurst, Denise 
‘La Poltrona Napoleon di Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Domus, no 696, July/August 1988, pp 3

Hussey, Christopher 
‘A Vision of New London’, Country Life, XCII, 1942

Hussey, Christopher 
Obituary, Country Life, vol 95, 1944, pp 68-71

Hussey, Christopher 
‘An Early Lutyens Castle in the Air’, Country Life, CXXV, 1959, pp 148-49

Hussey, Christopher 
‘The Personality of Sir Edwin Lutyens’, RIBA Journal, vol 76, April 1969, pp 142-5

Hyslop, Geddes 
‘Library Notes’, Architect and Building News, 9 February 1951, pp 179-180

Inskip, Peter 
‘Sir Edwin Lutyens:The gardens’, Comp. Arquit., A & Archit. 1 (1988) pp 123-50

Inskip, Peter 
‘The Compromise of Castle Drogo’, Architectural Review, vol 165, April 1979, pp 220-6

Katz, Sylvia 
‘The sketches of Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Abitare, no 340, May 1995, p 70

Lutyens, Robert 
‘The Necessity for Lutyens’, Architect‘s Journal, vol 97, February 18 1943, pp 119-22

Lutyens, Robert 
‘The genesis of Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Country Life, vol 112, November 28 1952, pp 1726-8

Mangin, D. & Tougeron, J.-C.
‘News from nowhere: Lutyens a Vanrengeville-sur-Mer’ Archit., Movt, Cont, 43 (1977), pp 43-54

Meller, Hugh 
‘Drogo Down Under; designs by Lutyens in New Zealand’, Apollo, v143, April 1996, pp 44-6

Meller, Hugh
‘Castle Drogo’ The Magazine Antiques, v 127, June 1985, pp 1333-41

Morris G. L.
‘Edwin L Lutyens, FRIBA, Architect of houses and gardens’, The Studio 45, January 1909 pp268-81

Pevsner, Nikolaus 
‘Building with wit, architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Architectural Review, CIX, 1951, pp. 217-25

Pollen, Francis 
‘The Genius of Edwin Lutyens – Last of The Classicists’, Country Life, vol 145, April 3 1969, pp 794-6

Richardson, A. E.
Obituaries The Builder, vol CLXVI, 1944 Building, vol XIX, 1944, pp 32

Architectural Review, vol 95, 1944, pp xiv

Robinson, John Martin 
‘New Georgian Houses’, Apollo, no 120, November 1984, pp 323-6

Rollo, A. J. 
‘Metiendo vivendum: “By measure we must live”’, Architectural Research Quarterly 3, 1999, pp 147-63

Smithson, Alison 
‘The responsibility of Lutyens’ RIBA Journal, vol 76, April 1969, pp 146-51

Stamp, Gavin 
‘Lutyens i la seva imaginacio conceptual’, Quaderns d’Arquitectura i Urbanisme 163, Oct-Dec 1984, pp 16-21 and supplement 8-10

Stamp, Gavin 
‘The Rise and Fall and Rise of Edwin Lutyens’, Architectural Review, November 1981

Stamp, Gavin 
‘Lutyens in America’ Architectural Design, vol 49, no 1, 1979

Stamp, Gavin & Richardson, Margaret
‘Lutyens in Spain’ Quad. Arquit. & Urv 155 (1982) pp 58-81

Summerson, Sir John
Review of Memorial Volumes, RIBA Journal, August 1951, pp 390-91

Summerson, John 
‘Sir Edwin Lutyens 1869-1944’, The Listener, 13 January 1944 pp46

Summerson, John 
‘The Lutyens Memorial Volumes’, RIBA Journal 58 August 1951, pp 390-1

Summerson, John 
‘As I knew him: Sir Edwin Lutyens’, BBC Sound Archive text for broadcast, June 1951

Venturi, Robert & Denise Scott Brown
‘Learning from Lutyens’, RIBA Journal, vol 76, August 1968, pp 353-4

Lloyd Wright, Frank 
‘Review of The Memorial Volumes’, Building, July 1951, pp 260-62

Articles on His New Delhi Work in Books & Periodicals

The New Delhi. The Work of Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker Architectural Review, LX, December 1926, pp 216-28

Ahmed, Ali M.
‘Historical Aspects of Town Planning in Parkistan and India. Karachi, al-Ata Foundation, 1959

Baker, Herbert 
‘Architecture and Personalities’, London 1944

Brown, Percy
‘Indian Architecture’, Mumbai, Taraporevala Sons 1959

Buchan, Nigel 
‘Edwin Lutyens’ New Delhi its origins, plan and development’, Thesis stored at Heriot Watt University Architectural Library, Edinburgh

Byron, Robert
New Delhi. February 1923
‘New Delhi, Architectural Review, LXIX, January 1931, pp 1-30
‘New Delhi, I: The Architecture of the Viceroy’s House‘ Country Life,69 (June 6, 1931): 708-16,
‘New Delhi, II: The Interior of the Viceroy’s House’ Country Life 69 (June 13, 1931): 754-61
‘New Delhi, III: The Decoration of the Viceroy’s House’ Country Life 69 (June20, 1931): 782-9
‘New Delhi, IV: The Settings of the Viceroy’s House.’ Country Life 69 (June 27 1931): 808-15
‘The Road to Oxiana’, 1937 Chipkin, C.M. ‘New Delhi’, South African Architectural Record, November 1958, pp 2I-28

Campbell-Johnson, Alan
‘Mission with Mountbatten’. New York: Dutton, 1953

Chattopadhyay, Swati
‘Expedient Forgetting; Architecture in late twentieth century Indian Nationalist Imagination’ Design Book Review 43 (2000): 18-29

Chipkin, Clive
‘Lutyens and Imperialism’ letter to the editor, Journal of RIBA 76 (July1969): 263

Davies, Philip
‘Splendours of the Raj: British Architecture in India, 1660 to 1947’, London, Murray 1985

Gallagher, John & Seal, Anil
‘Britain and India between the Wars’, Modern Asian Studies 15 (1981): 387-414

Gebhard, David 
‘The Master Builders: 13’ (Viceroy’s House), Sunday Times Magazine, 14 May 1972, pp. 18-30

George, Walter 
‘The Roadside Planting of Lutyens’ New Delhi’, Urban and Rural Planning , vol. I, no. 2, pp 79-90

Ghosh, Bijit & School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi 
‘The Making of New Delhi’, exhibition catalogue 1980

Gopal, Sarvepalli
‘The Viceroyalty of Lord Irwin’, Oxford, Clarendon Press 1957

Gordon, David
‘Planning Twentieth Century Capital Cities’, New York: Routledge, 2006

Gupta, Partha Sarathi
‘Power, Politics and the People: Studies in British Imperialism and Indian Nationalism’, London: Anthem, 2002

Grossman, Lloyd 
‘The Architect in the Nursery’, Harpers and Queen, March 1981, pp 138-39

Hardinge, Charles
‘My Indian Years’, London: J. Murray, 1948

Havell, E. B.
‘Indian Architecture’ (2nd ed.) 1927

Ingraham, Catherine
‘Architecture and the scene of evidence.’ Postcolonial Studies 1 (1998): 201-10

Irving, Robert Grant 
‘Architecture for Empire’s Sake: Lutyens Palace for Delhi.’ Perspecta 18 (1982): 7-23
‘Indian Summer The Making of New Delhi’, Yale University Press 1981
‘Jaipur House’, Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects, 8 April 1938, pp 372-73

Jeffery, Keith
‘An English Barrack in the Oriental Seas? India in the aftermath of the First World War’. Modern Asian Studies 15 (1981): 369-86

Brandon Jones, John and others 
‘Reminiscences of Sir Edwin Lutyens’, Architectural Association Journal, LXXIV, March 1959

King, Anthony D.
‘Colonial Urban Development: Culture, Social Power and Environment’, London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1976

Lang, Jon T.; Desai ,Madhavi & Desai, Miki
‘Architecture and Independence: The Search for Identity – India 1880 to 1980’, New York: Oxford University Press, 1997

London, Christopher V. (ed)
‘Architecture in Victorian and Edwardian India’, Mumbai: Marg Publications, 1994

Mathur, Satish
‘Mansion Nonpareil, Marvel on Raisina Hill’, Presdenital Secretariat 2006

Medd, H.A.N. 
‘Obituary of Walter Sykes George’ , Journal of the RIBA,Ixix, March 1962, pp 102

Metcalf, Thomas R.
‘Architecture and Empire’, History Today, December 1980
An Imperial Vision: Indian Architecture and Britain’s Raj. Berkely: University of California Press, 1989

Morris, Jan
‘Stones of Empire: The Buildings of the Raj’, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983

Mountbatten Louis
‘Time Only to Look Forward’, London: N. Kaye, 1949

Nanda, B.R.
‘Nehru and the British’, Modern Asian Studies 30, no 2 (May 1996): 469-479

Nath, Aman
‘Dome over India’, India Book House Pvt 2002

Nehru Jawaharlal
‘Toward Freedom: The Autobiography of Jawaharlal Nehru’, New York: The John Day Company, 1941

Nilsson, Sten 
‘The New Capitals of lndia, Pakistan and Bangladesh’, 1975

Prasad, H. Y. Sharada
‘Rashrapati Bhavan, The story of the President’s House’, The Publication Department, Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting 1992

Rao, V.K.R.V.
Greater Delhi: A Study in Urbanisation. Mumbai: Asia Publishing House, 1965

Reilly, C.H. 
‘Lutyens, the man as I knew him on a visit to India’, Architects Journal 99, 10 February 1944, pp 116

Seal, Anil
‘Imperialism and Nationalism in India’, Modern Asian Studies 7, no 3 (1973): 321-347

Singh, B.P. (ed)
‘The Millennium Book on New Delhi’, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2001

Singh ,Khushwant
Delhi: A Portrait. Delhi: Delhi Tourism Development Corp, 1983

Shoosmith, A.G. 
‘The Design of New Delhi’, Indian State Railways Magazine, iv, no. 5, 1931, pp423-33

Shoosmith, A.G. 
‘Present-Day Architecture in India, The Nineteenth Century and After’, cxxiii, 1938, pp 204-13

Smithson, Peter 
‘The Viceroy’s House in Imperial Delhi’, RIBA Journal 1969, pp 152-54

Sorkin, Michael 
‘Chandigargh after Corbusier’, 1998

Spear, Percival
‘Delhi, Its Monuments and History’, Oxford University Press 1942-2006

Stamp, Gavin 
‘British Architecture in India 1857-1947’, Royal Society of Arts Journal, CXXIX, May 1981, pp. 357-79
‘Indian Summer’, Architectural Review CLIX, June 1976, pp 36-72
‘India: End of the Classical Tradition’ Lotus Int., 34 (1982), pp67-81

Tadgell, Christopher
‘The History of Architecture in India: from the Dawn of Civilization to the End of the Raj’, London: Architecture Design and Technology Press, 1990

Tillotson, G.H.R.
‘The Tradition of Indian Architecture: Continuity, Controversy and Change since 1850’, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989

Volwahsen, Andreas
‘Imperial Delhi’, Prestel, Germany 2002

Watkin, David 
‘Western Capitals (Edwin Lutyens New Dehli), Abitare, no 308, June 1992, pp 144-5

Articles on His War Memorials in Books & Periodicals

‘Villers-Bretoneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France’, Builder, 16 December 1927, pp 927 & 17 January I930, pp176

Castellano, Sissi 
‘Sir Edwin Lutyens e i cimiteri della Grande Guerra nel nord della Francia’, Casabella 675, February 2000) 6-27

Greenberg, Allan 
‘Lutyens Cenotaph’ Journal of Architectural Historians, v48, March 1989, pp 5-23

Homberger, Eric 
‘The Story of the Cenotaph’, Times Literary Supplement, 1 2 November 1976, P. 1429

Hurst, Sidney C. 
‘The Silent Cities’, 1929

Longworth, Philip 
‘The Unending Vigil: A history of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission 1917-1967’, 1967

Skelton, Tim & Gliddon, Gerald
‘Lutyens and the Great War’, Frances Lincoln, London 2008

Stamp, Gavin 
‘Silent Cities’, RIBA exhibition catalogue, 1977
‘The Memorial to the Missing of the Somme’, Profile Books 2006

Articles on Liverpool Catholic Cathedral in Books & Periodicals

‘Souvenir of the Solemn Opening of the Metropolitan Cathedral Crypt’, Liverpool, 1958

Hasling, G.
‘Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, comparison of the Scott & Lutyens designs’ The Builder, vol 188 March 4 1955, pp 366-9

Hussey, Christopher
‘The Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool. Sir Edwin Lutyens’s Model at the Royal Academy’, Country Life, 8 May 1934, pp 451-54

Morris, Edward
‘Lutyens Roman Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool, a model restored’ Apollo, no 132, Dec 1990, pp 414-5

Stamp, Gavin 
‘Lutyens’s Unbuilt Masterpiece’, Harpers and Queen, March 1981, p. 140

Summerson, J 
‘Arches of Triumph:The design for Liverpool Cathedral’, pp 245-56 in ‘The Unromantic Castle’, 1990

Articles Written by Sir Edwin Lutyens in Periodicals

‘Tradition Speaks’ Architectural Review, vol 72, Oct 1932, pp163-4

‘How and Why’ Architrectural Review, vol 71, April 1932, pp123-4

‘What I think of Modern Architecture’, Country Life, LXIX, 1931, pp. 775-77

‘On Modern architecture’, Architectural Review, vol 54, December 1923, pp xlii-xliv

‘The work of the late Philip Webb, Country Life, 8 May 1915, vol 37, p.618

‘Building of Imperial Dehli’, English Life 1932?

‘Art in Advertising’, English Life

‘Britannic House’, English Life

‘The Smaller Country House’, English Life

‘On Gertrude Jekylls’ Old English Household Life – a review’, English Life

‘The robotism of Architecture’, The Observer 29 January 1928

‘Wren and his tradition, the teaching of brick, modern foibles’, The Times, 20 October 1932 pp15

‘Persian brickwork’, Country Life February 1933, pp 118-23

Introductions Written by Sir Edwin Lutyens

‘In Annesley Voysey, CF 1874 and after’, Architectural Review 70, October 1931

Jekyll, Francis. 
‘Gertrude Jekyll: A Memoir’, Jonathan Cape London 1934

Jones, Chester H.
‘Ancient Architecture. Prehistoric – Egyptian – Western Asian-Greek & Roman’, Batsford, 1933

Lloyd, Nathaniel 
‘A History of English Brickwork’, Greville Montgomery, London, 1925; Reprinted: Antique Collectors Club 1983

Richardson, Albert
‘The Old Inns of England’, Batsford 1942

This is only a small selection of the books available with work by Sir Edwin. Most are out of print but may be obtained through your library service. For second-hand copies try or Some had very limited print runs – as few as 250 copies in some cases – so expect second-hand copies to reflect this.

Harries, Meirion & Susie 
‘A Pilgrim Soul, The Life and work of Elizabeth Lutyens’, Michael Joseph 1989

Lutyens, Elizabeth 
‘A Goldfish Bowl’, Cassell 1972

Lutyens, Lady Emily 
‘A Blessed Girl’, Rupert Hart-Davis 1953
‘Candles in the Sun’, Rupert Hart-Davis 1957

Lutyens, Mary 
‘To be Young’, Rupert Hart-Davis 1959

Lutyens, Mary 
‘Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening’, Fariar Straus Giroux 1988
‘Krishnamurti: The Years of Fulfilment’, Fariar Straus Giroux 1988
‘Krishnamurti: The Open Door’, Fariar Straus Giroux 1988

Lutyens, Robert (with Greenwood, Harold ) 
‘Architecture: a guide to those who are considering it as a career’, London People Universities Press 1948
‘An Understanding of Architecture’, London People Universities Press 1948

TV & Radio

1. The Last Country House 
Radio play on Castle Drogo. – Radio 4, 2003

2. Art of the Garden
Drama with Diarmuid Gavin as Presenter, Louis Waymouth as Sir Edwin Lutyens, Rebecca Clarke as Emily Lytton, Miriam Margolyes as Gertrude Jekyll, Jean Marsh as Jekylls Housekeeper. – BBC, June 2004

3. The Gathering Storm
Documentary on Sir Winston Churchill played by Albert Finney and Vanessa Redgrave as Lady Churchill with Folly Farm playing the role of Chartwell. – HBO, 2002

4. Rosemary & Thyme
Murder mystery with Felicity Kendall and Pam Ferris One episode uses Folly Farm as a backdrop ITV

5. Memorials to the Missing
Stephen Wyatts play follows moves during World War I to establish an Imperial War Graves Commission to record the graves of those killed in action. – Radio 4, 8 Nov 2007


1. Edwin Lutyens, Master Architect
Documentary with scriptwriter & narrator Patrick Nuttgens. – BBC, 1981

2. Nature Perfected, the story of the Garden,
Gardens of Conquest, Documentary on Mughal Gardens leading to the Rashtrapati Bhavan narrated by Bill Travers (21.20 minutes on other gardens, 3.20 minutes on Rashtrapati Bhavan) – Channel 4, 1990

3. Gardeners World, Perfect Partners
Documentary on Hestercombe narrated by Dr Stefan Buczacki, (9.10 minutes) – BBC, 1996

4. Building Sights
Documentary on Marshcourt with Jonathan Meades, (11.30 minutes). – BBC, 1987

5. Queen Marys Dolls House
Documentary with John Julius Norwich – Channel Two, 1990

6. Gardeners World, On a day trip to Dieppe
Documentary on Bois des Moutiers garden with Mme Mallet and John Kelly, (30 minutes).- BBC, 1998

7. The English Country Garden
Documentary on Folly Farm with Rosemary Verey – BBC 1996

8. One Foot in the Past
Documentary on Folly Farm with Penelope Keith (9.40 minutes) – BBC

9. Stones of the Raj, The Magnificent Ruin
Documentary on Rashtrapati Bhavan with William Dalrymple, – Channel 4, 1997

10. Treasure Houses of Britain
Documentary on Lindisfarne with John Julius Norwich (9 minutes)

11. Castle Drogo
(59 minutes) Sky/Artworld/National Trust

12. The Day India Burned,
Documentary of Partition of India, Featuring Mountbattens in Rashtrapati Bhavan – BBC2, 2007

13. Deanery Gardens by Dr Geoffrey Baker
(25 minutes) – BBC/Open University

14. All Gardens Great and Small
Head Gardener, David Usher, takes presenter Rebecca Pow around Garden, (30 minutes), – Harlech TV – ITN source 2002

15. Heritage: Love it or Lose it
Ross Benson presents programme from Little Thakeham, (30 minutes) Colonial American Productions, 11 August 1998

16. Gardeners World
Documentary on Great Dixter. – BBC, March 2008

17. Around the World in 80 Gardens
with Monty Don visiting the gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. – BBC2, February 2008

Short Films

1. Liverpool Cathedral Exhibition Film
Mezzofilms 2007

2. Interior of Liverpool Cathedral model
Mezzofilms 2007


1. Folly Farm for sale
with Victoria Lowther, (2.25 minutes), ITN source 11 May 1999

2. Lindisfarne Walled Garden Restoration
(3.25 minutes) Tyne Tess TV – ITN Source 8 June 1993

3. Hayward Gallery exhibition
featuring voiceover of Mary Lutyens (2.15 minutes) ITN source, 19 November 1981

4. Indias famous Mughal gardens open to public
with superintendent of gardens, Raj Pal Singh Tomar (1.56 minutes), REF 902170004, ITN Source 17 February 1999

5. Top troops New Colours
President presents new colours to his bodyguards, (1.14 Minutes) REF BP211163178009, Pathe Newsreels, 21 November 1963

6. Air views of New Delhi
REF BGX410170243, Reuters TV- British Paramount, 21 Jan 1947

7. India Installs new President
REF BGX411220133, Reuters TV- British Paramount 27.1.1950

8. The India Conference
Gandhi & Nehru outside Viceregal lodge, REF BGU410090054, Reuters TV – Gaumont British 15/5/1946

9. Mahatma Gandhi meets Mountbatten
REF061-064, Reuters TV – Gaumont British 11 April 1947

10. New Delhi India Good Scenes…
with Jinnah at Viceroys House , REFBGX410080207, Reuters TV British Paramount

11. Mr Antony Eden in India
Mr Eden in RB garden talking with Gov Gen, REF069-187, 1 April 1949

12. Mountbatten here after India Farewell
with Mountbattens leaving Viceroys House, REFBGX411030179, Reuters TV – British Paramount, 28 June 1948

13. Mountbatten winding up his mission
outside Viceroys House, REFBGX411020234, Reuters TV – British Paramount, 23 May 1948

14. Mountbattens at Government House New Delhi
with Mountbatten and family taking salute and wandering around gardens. (4 minutes), REFBPO101482243506, Reuters TV – British Paramount, 1 January 1948

15. Earl Mountbatten in New Delhi
changing guard and walking in gardens with daughters. REFBGU411020208, Reuters, 3 May 1948

16. Jinnah meets Viceroy Mountbatten
REF061-099, Reuters, 14 April 1947

17. New Delhi Reception for Lady Mountbatten
in garden of Viceroys House. Reuters, 24 February 1949

18. Viceroys daughters wedding
showing Viceroys House. REFBGX407242130, Reuters, 20 November 1939

19. Viceroy to host 4,000
showing Viceroys House. REF BGX407212012, Reuters, 9 January 1936

20. His Excellencys the Viceroys Bodyguard
REF BP16043478507, Reuters, 16 April 1934

21. Viceroy of India Garden Party
REF 015-022, Reuters, 29 June 1932

22. Superstition Defied
Wedding of Ursula Lutyens to Viscount Ridley. (33 seconds), REFBP20102435824, Reuters, 29 October 1924

23. Modes for Export pass good Judge
showing Duchess of Kent viewing fashion at Claridges with Madam Eva Lutyens. REFBGX408090143, Reuters